China Updates Olympic Website to Serve Blind, Deaf

From: CRI Online (China)

China has improved its official Olympic website to serve the blind and deaf, the Beijing Organizing Committee for the Olympic Games (BOCOG) announced in Beijing on Wednesday.

Both the BOCOG website,, and the China Disabled Person’s Federation (CDPF) website,, were updated to enable the blind, those with low vision and the deaf to get information.
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Web-based program gives the blind Internet access

Lindsay Yazzolino, a Brown University student, demonstrates WebAnywhereBy DONNA GORDON BLANKINSHIP, Associated Press Writer

SEATTLE – Blind people generally use computers with the help of screen-reader software, but those products can cost more than $1,000, so they’re not exactly common on public PCs at libraries or Internet cafes. Now a free new web-based program for the blind aims to improve the situation. Continue reading “Web-based program gives the blind Internet access”