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This Week's Featured Advertisement:

Brand New BrailleSense U2 Mini 18 Cell Notetakers with Executive Products Carrying Cases for $2,995.00 USD Each - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to be running this special, pre-Holiday promotion on Brand New BrailleSense U2 Mini 18 Cell Notetakers for refreshable Braille users wishing to benefit from extra-portable notetaking know-how while keeping in step with mainstream apps.

The U2 Mini provides unparalleled Braille access to PDF, PowerPoint, and Excel files, connects you to the Cloud via Dropbox, and puts the wide world of social networking at your fingertips!

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These units are available now to those wishing to get the most out of this versatile and intuitive solution.

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Price: $2,995.00 USD

Add to Cart - Brand New BrailleSense U2 Mini 18 Cell Notetakers with Executive Products Carrying Cases for $2,995.00 USD Each - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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One Gently Used BrailleNote Apex BT 32 Cell Notetaker with GPS for $1,995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Flying Blind, LLC is pleased and excited to have One BrailleNote Apex BT 32 Cell Notetaker with GPS 2017 Application for sale this week for only $1,995.00 USD! This unit includes a BrailleNote GPS and Application valued at $1,500.00 USD.

This unit with accessories currently retails for approximately $4,600.00 USD. But, purchase them this week and take advantage of an over 55% discount - that's right - an approximate savings of over $2,600.00 USD!!!

The BrailleNote name is synonymous with excellence and innovation, and the Apex continues to set standards that other notetakers have yet to meet. This unit has been recently serviced, is in excellent condition.

It's robust yet intuitive functionality will offer limitless notetaking, navigation, and portable information management to whomever receives it.

This is a single unit, sold only in combination with the aforementioned accessories, and will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.

Price includes free shipping within the continental United States. To be the first to secure this unit, please use the Buy Now link included below.

For more information, or to order this product offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

Price: $1,995.00 USD

Add to Cart - One Gently Used BrailleNote Apex BT 32 Cell Notetaker with GPS for $1,995.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Braille Edge 40 Braille Display with Executive Products Carrying Case for $2,495.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to be welcoming its North American readership back from the unofficial end to summer with a fantastic sale on brand new Braille Edge refreshable Braille displays!

The most powerful and versatile Braille display, with the features of a basic Notetaker, this unit is endorsed by Flying Blind, LLC as a reliable USB and Bluetooth Braille display with all that one needs to effortlessly and instantly accomplish a variety of notetaking tasks at less than half the price of a traditional notetaker!

Manage Your Daily Life!

The Braille Edge 40 is not only a most reliable and high-performance refreshable Braille display, it also helps you manage your daily activities. Create and save notes, or read books and documents with the notepad. Use the scheduler to remind you of important dates. Use the alarm to remind you of upcoming appointments, and take advantage of the built-in calculator, stopwatch and countdown timer.

Stay Connected All Day!

Connect the Braille Edge 40 to a computer, tablet, or mobile handset via Bluetooth and stay connected throughout the day without the need for charging. For even longer run time, connect via USB and enjoy all the great features of Braille Edge 40 while simultaneously charging the unit.

Read & Save!

Read and save your data to the SD card. You can use up to 32GB SDHC cards with the Braille Edge 40, enough to carry thousands of books and documents with you for reading on the go.

For a limited time, the Braille Edge 40 ships with a complimentary Executive Products Carrying Case! An additional $95.00 USD value-add for this already incredibly priced Braille display!

Throw in free shipping for customers within the 48 Continental United States, and you've got the best value for a most functional Braille solution. To order this product online, use the "Buy Now" button below. If you have questions, or wish to order the Braille Edge offline, simply email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today. We're standing by to assist!

Price: $2,495.00 USD

Add to Cart - Braille Edge 40 Braille Display with Executive Products Carrying Case for $2,495.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Flying Blind, LLC is Standing By to Meet All of Your Presentation Needs - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, Larry Lewis, in suit and tie, stands smiling in front of a large, wall-sized projection of the Flying Blind, LLC Logo, upon which are the words, 'Defining Your Technology Journey: Tools, Techniques, and Tenacity'. To Larry's left is a podium emblazoned with the logo for Lansing Community College.

While those of us in the Northern Hemisphere are in the throes of enjoying a fantastic summer, we would like to take a moment before the school year begins, while State, Regional, and National Conferences are being planned, to let you know that Flying Blind, LLC stands ready, willing, and able to meet your Keynote Speaking, General Session, Break-Out Session, and Assistive Technology Workshop needs.

With over 25 years of versatile, professional experience in the Assistive Technology Industry, Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, Larry Lewis, enjoys presenting on a number of topics specific to integrating a variety of desktop and mobile assistive technologies into educational, vocational, and community settings.

He is more than pleased to customize any presentation to ensure that it is specific to the implementation of solutions deemed appropriate in promoting both independence and efficiency.

In addition to providing a wealth of information to diverse audiences, Larry likes to keep the tone of each presentation upbeat, informative, and above all, entertaining!

For more information, to request references, or to explore scheduling options, please email speaking@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today. We're standing by to assist!

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One Responsibly Used RefreshaBraille 18 Cell Refreshable Braille Display for $1,295.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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This week we are pleased to offer One Responsibly Used RefreshaBraille 18 Cell Refreshable Braille Display for only $1,295.00 USD! This unit has been used sparingly, and is in exceptional condition!

It's the perfect 18 Cell companion for portable, wireless Braille users who need to connect to tablets and mobile phones as well as to PCs or Macintosh computers.

It's the only Braille display on the market today that allows you to turn the display 180 degrees and invert both the keyboard and position of the display for comfort while still being able to effortlessly enter Braille!

The RefreshaBraille connects with a variety of Windows, iOS, and Android Screenreaders, touting both versatility and compatibility in a sleek, yet rugged design.

With free shipping within the Continental United States this is an over 25% savings on a portable display with plenty of cells to get the job done!

This is a single unit that will be sold on a first come, first serve basis. To be the first to secure this unit please use the Buy Now link included below.

For more information, or to order this product offline, please email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today. We are standing by to assist.

Price: $1,295.00 USD

Add to Cart - One Responsibly Used RefreshaBraille 18 Cell Refreshable Braille Display for $1,295.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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In Acknowledgment: Memorial Day 2017 - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

Photo of a Bald Eagle, its head bowed in deference, perched in front of the flag of the United States of America. - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

We at Flying Blind, LLC wish to take a break from our routine placement of advertisements to wish our U.S. readership a Blessed and safe Memorial Day Weekend.

It is one of my most enjoyable times of the year, the unofficial beginning of Summer. And I echo the sentiments of so many when I send out a heartfelt "thank you" to the countless men and women who have paid the ultimate sacrifice to provide us with the countless freedoms that we so often take for granted.

Have a wonderful weekend of relaxation and contemplation, and thank you for your continued readership.

Warmly,
Larry L. Lewis, Jr.
President, Flying Blind LLC

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One Gently Used Blaze ET with Complimentary Premium Options Pack for $695.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to offer One Gently Used Blaze ET OCR Book Player with Complimentary Premium Options Pack for $695.00 USD, approximately $240.00 USD off of its suggested list price!

Blaze ET sets a new standard for portable DAISY players. For the first time ever blind and visually impaired consumers now have access to pocket-sized book players integrated with OCR (Optical Character Recognition) text-to-speech capture, which allows these devices to read hardcopy documents aloud on-demand!

Meet your Scan & Read needs while listening to all of your podcasts, music, and audio books on this hardly used device which ships with a Premium Option Pack which includes: OCR capture stand, charging cradle, extra battery and spare AC adapter!

Price also includes shipping within the 48 continental United States.

This is a single unit that will be sold on a first come, first serve basis.

To the be the first to secure it, please utilize the "Buy Now" link included below.

For more information, or to purchase this unit offline, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today. We're standing by to assist.

Price: $695.00 USD

Add to Cart - One Gently Used Blaze ET with Complimentary Premium Options Pack for $695.00 USD - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Spring Into Spring by Getting Healthy With Yoga

Beautiful photo of a woman, in yoga pose, on a blanket, on a mountain top, in front of the ocean.

If you've ever thought of getting healthy by practicing yoga, now is a perfect time to take the next step. Flying Blind, LLC's friends over at Blind Yoga are now offering 2 free tracks from their 5 CD yoga program as an incentive to help you take the leap into the world of yoga!

You can take advantage of this offer at: http://blindyoga.net/mautic/2-free-tracks.

If you decide you would like to purchase and download the whole 5 CD package of Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired, you can find it at: http://blindyoga.net/flying-blind/.

So what are you waiting for? Check out these two free tracks, and consider giving yourself the gift of mental and physical wellness today!

Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired: 2 Free Tracks
http://blindyoga.net/mautic/2-free-tracks

Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired: Full 5 CD Package
http://blindyoga.net/flying-blind/

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New Webinar Alert!

The words 'iOS in the Classroom' and 'The Why, When, and How for Reading eBooks' in white on a dark gray background, next to a photo of a teenaged girl sitting in a classroom, reading a book on a tablet computer. At the bottom are the words 'AFB Press' and 'American Foundation for the Blind' next to the eLearning logo.

Presenting "The Why, When, and How for Reading eBooks", the 2nd Webinar in the series based on the recently published book "iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments" by Larry L. Lewis, Jr. Price = $49.00 USD!

Learn about the 4 different types of tools available for readers who are blind or visually impaired to access books using Braille and/or speech, and how to develop a game plan for students to effectively read eBooks using the appropriate combination of these four tools. Get the "Why", "When", and "How" by visiting the link below! Select the checkbox and receive a 15% discount off the purchase of the book, "iOS In The Classroom"!

Buy Now - Webinar: iOS in the Classroom: The Why, When, and How for Reading eBooks (eLearning)
http://bit.ly/2dYEGsR

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We're Offering Tremendous Savings on Bundled iOS Professional Development Resources for the Next 2.5 Weeks! - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

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Thanks to its strategic partner, The American Foundation for the Blind, Flying Blind, LLC is most pleased to announce a tremendous, bundled savings for customers purchasing a copy of "iOS In The Classroom", authored by Larry Lewis.

With just 2.5 weeks remaining for this special pricing, purchase a paperback, EPub, or HTML annual subscription of this book on or before October 31, 2016 and receive a 50% savings on the complimentary webinar: "iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss", also conducted by Larry Lewis. This webinar, valued at $49 USD, is being offered by AFB for $24.50 USD when the book is purchased. This 85 minute course provides an audio walk-through of learning strategies and methodologies covered in the book, using Power Point slides and practical product demonstrations. It's a must-have for the service provider's Professional Development Toolkit!

To take advantage of this winning combination at an unbeatable price, simply visit the link below. Select the "Add" button for the format of book you wish to purchase; then select the "Add" button for the discounted webinar! You may continue to browse and shop the AFB Online Store for more fantastic publications, or proceed to "Check Out", and enjoy and benefit from these amazing iOS Learning Resources! We're supremely confident that you'll find it to be money well spent!

Buy Now - We're Offering Tremendous Savings on Bundled iOS Professional Development Resources for the Next 2.5 Weeks! - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store
http://www.bit.ly/FBLLC-AFB-BUNDLE

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Welcome to OWAC! Operating Within A Cloud! 'OWAC: Where The Sky's The Limit!' - Flying Blind, LLC Online Store

OWAC Main image. A large white cloud sits above iconic representations of, from left to right, a tablet, a desktop PC, a laptop PC, and a Smartphone. Plugs from each device show them connecting to the cloud above them, and in turn, to each other. Just below this stretch of hardware devices sits the Google, Apple, and Microsoft Windows Logos, from left, to right. Welcome to OWAC! Operating With A Cloud! OWAC: Where The Sky's The Limit!

  • Are you ... Serving students and consumers who must use cloud-based Apps to complete classroom and/or employment specific tasks?

  • Are You ... Struggling to comprehend precisely what cloud computing is?

  • Are You ... Trying to figure out what opportunities cloud computing offers?

  • Are You ... Trying to figure out what potential challenges cloud computing presents?

  • Are You ... Uncertain as to which assistive technologies are best for interacting with The Cloud?

  • Are You ... Uncertain as to when you should introduce them?

If you answered "Yes" to any of these questions, then The OWAC Professional Development Workshop was designed for you.

The OWAC Professional Development Workshop is scalable, and as such can be delivered onsite, in-person, or remotely, via the internet. The OWAC Professional Development Workshop:

OWAC secondary image. A large white cloud sits above iconic representations of, from left to right, a tablet, a desktop PC, a laptop PC, and a Smartphone. Within the cloud are the Facebook and Dropbox Logos. Plugs from each device show them connecting to the cloud above them, and in turn, to each other. Just below this stretch of hardware devices sits the Google, Apple, and Microsoft Windows Logos, from left, to right. Welcome to OWAC! Operating With A Cloud! OWAC: Where The Sky's The Limit!
  • Defines "The Cloud" in easy to understand terminology, using easy to understand analogies.

  • Describes the relationship Apps have with The Cloud, for Apps designed to operate within a cloud.

  • Defines mobile and desktop platforms for interacting with these Apps.

  • Defines key assistive technologies for accessing these Apps

  • Provides strategies for "searching", "storing", and "syncing" information.

  • And provides strategies for "sharing", and "socializing" with sighted peers!

The OWAC Professional Development Workshop marries decades of assistive technology know-how with the fast-paced expectations of a predominantly sighted world.

Photograph of Larry L. Lewis delivering an onsite Professional Development Workshop.

The presenter of The OWAC Professional Development Workshop, Mr. Larry L. Lewis:

  • Has 40 years of assistive technology experience.

  • Has served the assistive technology industry for nearly a quarter century.

  • Offers practical guidance for overcoming expectations set by sighted managers and fellow business associates.

  • Embraces evolving technological trends while they are unfolding.

For onsite presentations The OWAC Professional Development Workshop is a one day workshop designed for groups of 20-30 educators and/or rehabilitation professionals.

For remote presentations, The OWAC Professional Development Workshop is scalable to one half day virtual sessions for larger groups, as this format requires less hands-on training of assistive technologies. Virtual sessions require an internet connection and a means of connecting and projecting via a Skype video call. The same content is covered within both the onsite and remote deliveries of The OWAC Professional Development Workshop.

Introductory pricing for The OWAC Professional Development Workshop, which includes orders received by or before December 31, 2016, is as follows:

OWAC Onsite = $1,000.00 USD + Pre-approved travel expenses.
OWAC Remote = $500.00 USD

For questions or to schedule your OWAC Professional Development Workshop, email training@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

View this brochure in PDF format here.

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'iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition' Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC Now Available For Purchase - AFB Online Store

Book cover for iOS in the Classroom, A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments by Larry L. Lewis, Jr., iOS 9 Edition. AFB Press. American Foundation for the Blind. Book Cover Art depicts in cartoon form a hand over an iPad with a small Refreshable Braille Display just to the left of the hand.

This book represents a 'must have' for any direct service provider working with vision impaired consumers who are using iOS technology within their educational or pre-vocational settings.

This organized, illustrated, and easy-to-read guide explores the extensive accessibility options available in iOS, where to find them, and how to configure them.

'iOS in the Classroom' was created with the goal of allowing students with visual impairments to use an iPad to complete the same classroom activities as their sighted peers.

The book discusses a variety of tasks and features that promote both efficiency and independence.

Available now. Order your copy in your preferred book format, paperback, online, e-book (ePUB format), or e-book (Kindle Format) by visiting the order link below.

Order Now - 'iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition' Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC Now Available For Purchase - AFB Online Store
http://bit.ly/iOS9-ITC-AFB-FBLLC

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Flying Blind, LLC Announces the Highly Anticipated Release of 'iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition' Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC and Published by AFB Press

Book cover for iOS in the Classroom, A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments by Larry L. Lewis, Jr., iOS 9 Edition. AFB Press. American Foundation for the Blind. Book Cover Art depicts in cartoon form a hand over an iPad with a small Refreshable Braille Display just to the left of the hand.

'iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments' is a fully illustrated, step-by-step guide to teaching the use of the iPad running iOS 9. The book explores the extensive accessibility options available, where to find them, and how to configure them. iOS in the Classroom is geared toward allowing students with visual impairments to use the iPad to complete the same classroom tasks as their sighted peers. It covers a variety of tasks and features including:

  • Getting acquainted with VoiceOver and Zoom
  • Using external keyboards and refreshable braille displays
  • Understanding touch screen gestures and braille chord commands
  • Finding and managing content in iTunes, the App Store, iCloud, and other file sharing apps
  • Using the iPad for online activities including internet browsing, e-mail, and instant messaging
  • Utilizing specific apps

This resource provides teachers with helpful, easy-to-understand iOS technology instructions, allowing them to support their students in learning, and ensuring success in the classroom.

'I am both honored and humbled to have such a globally acclaimed partner in AFB Press, the Publisher of this book. This organization's commitment to leveraging technological know-how to provide equality within the classroom and workplace for vision impaired students mirrors my own personal passion for unleashing the very opportunities that such technologies provide to those of us who truly benefit from these solutions!" - Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind, LLC.

Available NOW in print, e-book, and online subscription. Order your copy TODAY using the link below! Or call (800) 232-3044!

Order Now - 'iOS in the Classroom: A Guide for Teaching Students with Visual Impairments, iOS 9 Edition' Authored By Larry L. Lewis, Jr., President, Flying Blind LLC and Published by AFB Press - AFB Store
www.afb.org/store

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Photo of Larry Lewis delivering the webinar 'iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss' for $49.00 USD - AFB Press Store - American Foundation for the Blind

A Webinar Worth Purchasing!!!

Flying Blind, LLC is most pleased to have teamed up with its respected partner, American Foundation for the Blind E-Learning, to present the webinar: "iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss". In this 85 minute presentation, Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, Larry Lewis walks educators and direct service providers of persons who are vision impaired through how to get the most out of their students' iOS devices for optimal learning in the classroom. It is both a privilege and an honor to collaborate with an industry leader like AFB on this effort and we're confident that you will find this presentation to be $49 well spent as a resource for you to kick off the school year. Professional Development Credit is available when participating in this webinar. Visit the link below for additional details and don't forget to purchase this invaluable presentation before enjoying the last official Holiday Weekend of the summer!!!

Price: $49.00 USD

Buy Now - iOS in the Classroom: iPad Learning Success for Students with Vision Loss for $49.00 USD - AFB Press Store - American Foundation for the Blind
http://bit.ly/1NbHZJq

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Photo of a BraillePen Touch connecting wirelessly via Bluetooth to an iPhone

Attention! We Have A Winner! BraillePenmanship Giveaway Essay Contest!

After weeks of receiving an overwhelming number of submissions, and after reading through so many great essays and then agonizing over them repeatedly over the last few days, Flying Blind, LLC is ecstatic to announce that we have a winner in the BraillePenmanship Giveaway Essay Contest.

Ms. Caitlyn Laster of Belleville, Arkansas is the undisputed winner of the BraillePenmanship Giveaway Essay Contest sponsored by Flying Blind, LLC and has won herself a brand new BraillePen Touch valued at $995.00 USD! Caitlyn will be entering the 10th Grade this Fall at Western Yell County School, and will have the remainder of the summer to benefit from using her BraillePen Touch in a variety of settings!

Caitlyn had some extremely tough competition, and the decision came down to Caitlyn and two other very worthy recipients. But it was Caitlyn that managed to make a most compelling case as to why Braille is important to her, and how she plans to utilize her newly acquired AdapTech companion, which sealed the deal with Flying Blind LLC!

Please feel free to read and share Caitlyn's contest-winning-essay in its entirety at: http://bit.ly/1Lq76WR. And stand by for an update and accompanying photo that will be posted to Flying Blind, LLC's Facebook Page sometime this summer letting us all know how Caitlyn is enjoying and using her new BraillePen Touch!

Flying Blind, LLC would like to thank each and every student who took the time to participate in this writing contest. We think you are all winners! For those of you who participated, be sure to look for a note in your inbox with a word of thanks and appreciation from us!

Congratulations Caitlyn! Until next time!

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BlindYoga.net Logo.

Uniting Your Body, Mind, and Spirit

Flying Blind, LLC is pleased to marry its passion for physical, mental, and spiritual wellness with adaptive technology by partnering with www.blindyoga.net, your source for accessible Yoga instruction for persons who are blind or vision impaired.

The exhilarating prospects of learning Yoga by someone who is vision impaired can be easily stifled by the prospects of learning these postures in a highly visual environment by instructors who lack the experience and know-how to teach non-visual participants this life-changing discipline.

"Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired", which is $31.95 USD plus shipping for the 5 CD Set, or $19.95 USD for an MP3 digital download, is a dynamic, inspiring , and very well thought out compilation produced by Marty Klein, a blind author and workshop facilitator, and Gretchen Hein, a certified Kripalu Yoga instructor.

Marty Klein has decades of experiencing practicing Yoga, and shares his experience and techniques through a system that is easy to follow from beginner to advanced Yoga practitioner. This comprehensive non-visual approach to teaching Yoga will change your body, mind, and spirit, if you embrace it.

For more information or to order either of these products online today use the Buy Now link included below!

Buy Now - Beginning Yoga for the Blind and Visually Impaired - BlindYoga.net Online Store
http://blindyoga.net/flying-blind

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Flying Blind, LLC: Your One Stop Shop for Buying and Selling Refurbished Technology

Flying Blind, LLC Logo. Empowerment Through Technology.

If you are a manufacturer, authorized reseller, service agency, or responsible user wishing to find a new home for your currently under-utilized technology, in the hopes of netting some extra cash for the holidays, reducing your year-end inventory, or applying some of those monies toward a new technology solution, please call or email us, and let's explore your options. If you are a user wishing to save a little money and invest in some gently used technologies that have been fully inspected by Flying Blind LLC, we encourage you to contact us as well. Flying Blind, LLC has an 8 year (and counting) proven track record for matching appropriate adaptive technologies with countless happy customers. We are able to accomplish this by taking into account today's economic climate and the ever-changing trends within the Adaptive Technology industry. To this end we are always updating our inventory, both online and off, and may have something waiting in the wings that just might meet your needs. Flying Blind, LLC is committed to ensuring that you receive the technology solution that is best suited for you at a price you can afford. For more information, or to begin the buying or selling process, email featured@flying-blind.com or call +1 (216) 381-8107 today!

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TypeAbility: Keyboard Instruction Software for JAWS and Magic

Photo of Larry Lewis of Flying Blind, LLC demonstrating TypeAbility: Keyboard Instruction Software for JAWS and Magic. Click to view this demonstration on YouTube now. TypeAbility is a program that teaches the entire computer keyboard in 99 user-friendly lessons to aspiring computer keyboard users of all ages!

By the end of the lessons, the student will have mastered all of the letters, numbers, and punctuation, as well as navigation and editing within dialog boxes and text documents. TypeAbility is great fun for all ages and is a fantastic asset for any school, rehabilitation training center, or for itinerant teachers who provide adaptive computer training. It's also a great teaching tool for individuals wishing to improve their typing skills!

TypeAbility 4.1 for JAWS, is compatible with JAWS 8 and higher. Conveniently, you can use either a full version of JAWS, or the free JAWS demo. TypeAbility is also compatible with the screen magnification program MAGic. With MAGic, the partially sighted can not only listen to, but also see their typing lessons. TypeAbility for MAGic can be installed into MAGic 10.5 or MAGic 11. In that case, JAWS is not needed, because MAGic will provide both speech and magnification.

Learning how to launch, run, choose lessons and tasks, and how to close TypeAbility is very simple. After a few lessons with an assistant, a blind non-typing child will be able to use the program independently. TypeAbility is fun and appropriate for students of all ages. There are User Preferences that allow TypeAbility to conform to each student's needs. However, there are not such a bewildering number of complex options that learning how to use TypeAbility would be a mystery or chore. It's a cinch!

Though TypeAbility is very simple to use, it is both the most advanced typing program for the blind on the market, and also the most fun to use. TypeAbility offers support for one-handed typists and can be run on computers connected to a network.

Demonstration:

For an in-depth demonstration of this teaching tool in action visit the following link to watch and/or listen to Larry Lewis provide a comprehensive tour of TypeAbility: http://youtu.be/0I2fT5D_5AI.

TypeAbility Downloads:

So why not take TypeAbility for a test drive? Download either TypeAbility for JAWS or TypeAbility for Magic using the links below, use the software up to 15 times and decide for yourself how useful it will be for you, your peers, and your consumers!

To Download TypeAbility 4.2.7 for JAWS, click this link. 15 free openings:
http://yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/TypeAbility4.2ForJAWS.exe

To Download TypeAbility 4.2.6 for MAGic, click this link. 15 free openings:
http://yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/TypeAbility4.2ForMAGic.exe

Documentation & Videos:

To download instructions for installing TypeAbility 4.1, click this link:
http://yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/HowToInstallTypeAbility.rtf

To download TypeAbility Help, click this link:
http://www.yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/TypeAbilityHelp.rtf

To Download TypeAbility Quick Hotkey Help, click this link:
http://www.yesaccessible.com/typeabilitydownload/ QuickTypeAbilityHotkeyHelp.rtf

To watch or listen to Larry Lewis of Flying Blind, LLC demonstrate TypeAbility on YouTube, click this link:
http://youtu.be/0I2fT5D_5AI

Pricing:

TypeAbility: Full Version

Single Installation: $150.00 USD
5 Site License: $400.00 USD
10 Site License: $600.00 USD
20 Site License: $775.00 USD
30 Site License: $925.00 USD
40 Site License: $1,025.00 USD

TypeAbility: Upgrade from Version 2 or 3.3 to Current Version

Single Installation: $50.00 USD
5 Site License: $200.00 USD
10 Site License: $300.00 USD
20 Site License: $385.00 USD
30 Site License: $460.00 USD
40 Site License: $510.00 USD

Purchase:

To Purchase TypeAbility, simply make your selections from either the Full Version (1) or Upgrade (2) tiers included below:

(1) TypeAbility: Full Version

Select Your License:
Select Your Screen Reader:
Enter Your JAWS/Magic Serial:
Enter Your Email Address:

(2) TypeAbility: Upgrade from Version 2 or 3.3 to Current Version
Select Your License:
Select Your Screen Reader:
Enter Your JAWS/Magic Serial:
Enter Your Email Address:

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Become a Part of the Flying Blind, LLC Apple Accessibility Initiative (AAI)

Photo of a female hand interacting with the touch interface of an Apple iPad. If you are an educator of vision impaired students or a professional who makes decisions regarding the technological journey of a vision impaired student, then the Apple Accessibility Initiative (AAI) is for you.

Are you excited about receiving iPads for your students but not sure what access features are available to ensure your students are independent, efficient, and on an equal playing field with their sighted peers? Would you like to know which iOS apps can make your students more proficient in a post-secondary education or competitive job market?

The Flying Blind, LLC AAI Professional Development Seminar can provide you with all of this, and much more. This Professional Development Seminar was designed for educators who have either received or are receiving portable iOS devices such as iPads, iPods, or iPhones which are to be used by their students.

The Apple Accessibility Initiative (AAI) Professional Development Seminar will:

  • Introduce you to all of the built-in low vision options available within these devices.


  • Unveil the robust screenreading access for speech users integrated into these devices.


  • Screen shot of the Apple iPad at Settings / General / Accessibility.

    Photo of the Apple iPad with Voiceover call outs assisting its user with various tasks.

  • Showcase QWERTY on-screen and wireless keyboard options for navigation and data entry.


  • Illustrate how refreshable Braille I/O transforms these devices into a "Portable Information Management System".


  • Photo of an Apple iPad connected to a small Bluetooth wireless QWERTY keyboard by the universal Bluetooth symbol.
    Photo of an Apple iPad connected to a Braillepen and BraillePen 12 by the universal Bluetooth symbol.

    Once a framework for access to these devices has been established, attention will be redirected to the various applications, strategies, and methodologies that will allow you and your students to:

  • Search for and browse pertinent information.


  • Download and Read Books.


  • Photo of an Apple iPad showing the New York Times inside the Safari browser.

    Photo of the Apple iBooks Store.

  • Manage and share information with others.


  • And explore a variety of games to play.


  • A split image photo with the top half of the photo showing an iPad spewing countless photos and documents from its interior and the bottom half showing a user connecting the Apple iPad to the sky. An allusion to to the new iCloud.
    Photo of the Apple App Store Logo.

    Format
    The AAI Professional Development Seminar is available in two different formats based on your specific needs and budget. The AAI Professional Development Seminar may be administered live and in person, or remotely via the internet.

    CEU Eligibility
    Flying Blind, LLC will work with you, your staff, or any other governing authority to make certain the completion of the AAI Professional Development Seminar provides CEU eligibility for all participants.

    Group Size
    The standard AAI Professional Development Seminar is designed to accommodate 20 educators per seminar, though it can be scaled to meet the needs of any number of participants. Please contact us for additional information on larger groups.

    Pricing
    The cost for the live and in person version of the AAI Professional Development Seminar is $1,000.00 USD plus all pertinent travel expenses for Mr. Larry Lewis, Flying Blind, LLC's Founder, and the instructor who will be personally conducting each live and in-person seminar.

    The online version, which is also conducted by Mr. Lewis, is divided into three modules, with each module lasting approximately 1.5 to 2 hours. The cost of each module is $400.00 USD per module, if purchased separately, or $1,000.00 USD if all three modules are purchased at once. These modules may then be scheduled to be conducted on three separate agreed upon days, or throughout the span of a single day, based on the preferences of your educators.

    Why AAI is the Right Choice
    Flying Blind, LLC is keenly aware of today's economic climate, and we believe that by offering the AAI Professional Development Seminar in its current, comprehensive, and field-tested form, we will save you far more time, energy, and money than if you were to attempt to integrate these solutions without the proven resources and field tested information that we have built into this seminar.

    How to Reach Us
    For more information please contact us today at aai@flying-blind.com or give us a call at +1 (216) 381-8107.

    To download this brochure in PDF format you may click on or forward the following link: http://www.flying-blind.com/documents/fbllc-aai-brochure.pdf.

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