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  • From: Nimer <nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx>
  • To: blind_html@xxxxxxxxxxxxx, Brandon Shuttleworth <shuttleworthb01@xxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 18 Mar 2009 08:36:28 -0600

Maybe you can get some free technology.

"every time I say something they find hard to hear
they chalk it up to my anger
and never to their own fear"
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Subject:        Fred's Head Companion - American Printing House for the Blind
Date:   Wed, 18 Mar 2009 12:12:05 +0000
From:   Fred's Head <fredshead@xxxxxxx>
To:     nimerjaber1@xxxxxxxxx



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NCAA March Madness on Demand <http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/FredsHeadCompanion/%7E3/V7cQSRFjOL4/ncaa-march-madness-on-demand.html>

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 01:11 PM PDT

NCAA March Madness on Demand allows you to watch LIVE game broadcasts of CBS Sports television coverage of the NCAA Championship on your computer for FREE!

This year, for the first time ever, you'll be able to watch every game of the NCAA Championship live online for free. All 63 games, from the First Round through the Final Four including the Championship Game, will be available with NCAA March Madness on Demand, so you'll never have to miss a single shot.

   * NCAA March Madness on Demand is 100% free
   * Live games streaming on your broadband-connected computer
   * Enjoy Championship highlights, recaps, and archived video
   * 640x360 widescreen video player
   * Exclusive halftime show
   * Includes The NCAA Basketball Championship Selection Show

Can't see the video? Listen to live streaming audio from Westwood One's radio broadcasts of every game.

Click this link to visit the NCAA's /March Madness on Demand/ website: http://www.ncaasports.com/mmod <http://www.ncaasports.com/mmod>.


       Watch Sports on your PC Live

Here is something for any avid sport fan. MyP2P is an accessible website where you can watch almost any sports game live for free. Whether it is Football, MLB, NHL, NBA, Cricket, Tennis etc, in most cases it can be watched live on MyP2P. It also has an online schedule for upcoming games and tournaments. So if you want to watch your favorite team playing live, just note the time of the game and come back to the website right before it starts.

Depending on the popularity of the source channel and playing team, the game can be streamed directly from the browser or using one of the offered clients. In most cases (at least with Football) you should be able to choose between multiple streaming options and different video quality.

Click this link to watch sporting events on http://www.myp2p.eu <http://www.myp2p.eu>.

Step Here to Find Your Way <http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/FredsHeadCompanion/%7E3/PM_iyMpdENs/step-here-to-find-your-way.html>

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 12:39 PM PDT

The STEP-HEAR system is an orientation and mobility device based on radio frequency (RF) technology and is comprised of two units: a transmitter/base and a small receiver/activator. Installed at strategic locations, the base sends out a continuous signal. When the activator, held by the user, is within the range of the base, it vibrates and beeps. Pressing a button on the activator will trigger a pre-recorded voice message from the base. This helps the user to obtain information and become oriented toward the location, be it an office, an elevator or a bus. The system can be used virtually anywhere: government and municipal buildings, post offices, schools and universities, museums, conferences and exhibitions, hospitals, nursing homes, banks, ATM machines, stores, hotels, transportation vehicles, recreational places, and more. Designed with universal recognition, activators can be used anywhere in the world.

For more information on obtaining the system or getting it into your community, contact:

Yael Furman
Phone: 972-3-5710794
On the web, visit www.step-hear.com. Email: yael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx <mailto:yael@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
Web: http://www.StepHere.com <http://www.stephere.com>

National Cristina Foundation (NCF) <http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/FredsHeadCompanion/%7E3/Dd02vzRYpr8/national-cristina-foundation-ncf.html>

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 12:20 PM PDT

The National Cristina Foundation (NCF) is a not-for-profit foundation dedicated to the support of training through donated technology. Its mission is to ensure access to computer technology and the sharing of technology solutions to give people with disabilities, students at risk and the economically disadvantaged the opportunity, through training, to lead more productive lives.

NCF works to see that computer technology resources coming out of their first place of service are not wasted, but are given a second productive life helping to develop human potential.

National Cristina Foundation (NCF)
500 West Putnam
Greenwich, CT 06902-7474
Phone: 203-863-9100
Web: http://www.cristina.org <http://www.cristina.org/>


       Texas Center for the Physically Impaired and Refurbished Computers

For 15 years, the Texas Center for the Physically Impaired has operated a program where, for a $100 donation, they will provide individuals who are blind or visually impaired within the US or Canada with a computer. The computer is a refurbished unit that includes keyboard, mouse, sound card, monitor and speakers. They use Windows XP machines that businesses donate. The computer also includes a demo version of the Window-Eyes screen reader and a demo of the ZoomText screen magnification software. If a recipient can use ZoomText, the person is able to get a licensed version for free from TCPI thanks to the generosity of Ai Squared. Also included is a seven-tape tutorial on how to use the computer. For more information, visit http://www.handicapability.org/computers.html or call 214-340-6328.

J D Lewis Wildlife Prints: A Unique Vision of Nature <http://feedproxy.google.com/%7Er/FredsHeadCompanion/%7E3/hkwXdl9CmpE/j-d-lewis-wildlife-prints-unique-vision.html>

Posted: 17 Mar 2009 09:52 AM PDT

From the website:

"Hello. My name is John Lewis, owner of JD Lewis Wildlife Prints. Once a dedicated wildlife artist and graphic designer, I have long since set aside my paint brush to pursue other career ventures. My decision to leave the art world was largely influenced by a blinding eye disease called Retinitis Pigmentosa, or (RP). Today, I have lost roughly 95% of my vision, therefore, I am no longer producing new artwork. However, during the 1980s, I was blessed with enough central vision and self-discipline to enable me to produce a number of original detailed wildlife drawings and paintings. At this time, I am offering a superior quality Giclees reproduction of my wildlife art and I am confident that you will love your print and will enjoy it for many years to come!"

Click this link to visit http://www.JDLewisWildLifePrints.com <http://www.jdlewiswildlifeprints.com>.

Every time someone buys a JD Lewis wildlife print, 5% of that sale will be donated to The Foundation Fighting Blindness (FFB). Donations to FFB will help increase the funding that drives the research, which will lead to cures and treatments for retinal degenerative diseases, such as retinitis pigmentosa, macular degeneration and the entire spectrum of retinal degenerative diseases. Exciting advances have been realized in the areas of development of an artificial retina, gene therapy, retinal cell transplantation and pharmaceutical treatments.

For more information about FFB and their mission, go to http://www.FightBlindness.org <http://www.FightBlindness.org>.

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