1542 Making Data Visualizations Accessible (Oct. 14, 2015)

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The main web page for the SAS Accessibility team is:
SAS Accessibility

You can e-mail the SAS Accessibility team at:
accessibility@SAS.com

You can find Ed Summers' blog at:
Ed Summers' blog

You can also connect with Ed Summers on Twitter: @EdSummersNC

The accessible book "Reach for the Stars" can be found on the Apple iTunes Store and be downloaded for free at:
"Reach for the Stars" on the iTunes Store
The book is compatible with the iPad.
A short promotional video about the book can be found on YouTube at:
"Reach for the Stars" promotional video on YouTube

The Space Telescope Science Institute collaborated in putting "Reach for the Stars" together. You can find out more at:
www.stsci.edu/portal

The North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences web site is:
http://naturalsciences.org
You can download the accessible guide to the museum from the Apple itunes Store at:
North Carolina Museum of Natural Sciences Guide on the iTunes Store
You can also see a short promotional video for the app at:
Promotional video for museum guide app on YouTube

To find out more about the museum's annual event to match students with disabilities with professional mentors go to:
http://naturalsciences.org/stemshowcase
Here is a video that recaps the 2013 event:
Museum mentor event on YouTube

They’ve trained more than 500 Teachers of the Visually Impaired across the United States to use accessible mainstream technology effectively in the classroom. Check out the short video produced by Bloomberg at:
"Unlocking the Power of the iPad for the Blind"

The Seeing Eye Guide Dogs organization can be found at:
www.seeingeye.org