[tabi] Re: Fw: [leadership] Directions For Me

  • From: "Tinetta Cooper" <lilheart@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Fri, 4 Mar 2011 14:04:15 -0500

I checked it out and it's got a lot of labels for products I use.  I added it 
to my Favorites list!

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Easy Talk 
  To: tabi@xxxxxxxxxxxxx 
  Sent: Friday, March 04, 2011 1:30 PM
  Subject: [tabi] Fw: [leadership] Directions For Me

  ----- Original Message ----- 
  From: Denny Huff 
  To: leadership@xxxxxxx 
  Sent: Friday, March 04, 2011 10:05 AM
  Subject: [leadership] Directions For Me

  Here is a web site that you might want to share with your members.

  Welcome to directions for me TM , your one stop source for accessible 
packaging information. Directions provides the information that's on consumer 

  or labels in a simple online format for anyone who has trouble reading the 
small print including people who are blind or visually impaired. 


  This site provides a consistent, quality source of complete packaging 
information for everything from preparation or cooking instructions to 

  lists to Nutrition and Drug Facts labels for many common grocery, health and 
beauty and general merchandise products. In addition, it also provides, 

  life-saving, allergy and drug interaction warnings. 


  For those watching their carbohydrates (carbs), fat, sodium or cholesterol 
intake, Directions provides a user-friendly way to get access to this 

  Gaining comprehensive access will foster self sufficiency and allow you to 
lead a more healthy and independent life.  


  directions for me TM  was designed to be completely accessible with 
text-to-speech screen readersmagnifiers and braille displays as well as 

  cell phones. This information is presented in a uniform, easy-to-use format 
and eliminates features that hinder accessibility. 


  Regardless of the product or brand, all packaging information is formatted 
and displayed the same way. Users will be able to access this data exactly the

  same way, every time and will no longer have to search a variety of sites 
with different formats and varying levels of accessibility. The site remains

  current by utilizing a database that is continually added to and updated. 


  Horizons is very excited about directions for me TM  and the possibilities it 
holds. We hope that you enjoy the site and find it useful. Please spread the

  word about this important service and come back often as we are continually 
updating and improving Directions. 








  Denny Huff - President

  Missouri Council of the Blind

  Toll Free: (888) 362-1383

  Cell: (636) 262-1383

  Fax: (314) 558-0298





  The purpose of Missouri Council of the Blind shall be to promote the general 
well-being of our members and legally blind people in Missouri, and to support

  or participate in other programs promoting the best interests of legally 
blind people everywhere.



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