National Goof Off Day #NationalGoofOffDay with the Free Bridges Helpdesk

Have you ever noticed just how many national and international celebratory days there are on the calendar? Join the Bridges Helpdesk this month to delight in some of our favorite themed days with us! Topics include: March 1: International Zero Discrimination Day #ZeroDiscriminationDayMarch 8: National Proofreading Day #NationalProofreadingDayMarch 15: World Social Work Day #WSWDMarch 22:…

Orientation October: How to Get a Cane, Different Types of Canes, and Your Rights as a White Cane User

What Type of Cane Should I Buy? White cane users all have their individual preferences on what makes the most useful white cane. Here are some valuable questions to consider as you evaluate the type of cane you want to use:  How heavy do I want my cane to be? — Some prefer a heavier…

Tips and Tools for Cooking with Low or No Vision

Looking for something to do with your summer? See below for some helpful nonvisual cooking tips. You can build your skills and make some yummy food at the same time! General Cooking Tips When learning to crack an egg, try cracking it against the counter rather than against a bowl. This will prevent shattering.You can…

Seeing AI

The fourth in a five-part series: Accessing Visual Information Series. We are surrounded by visual information, but it’s not always accessible. This month, the Bridges Helpdesk explores tools that put access to that visual information at your fingertips. In this fourth installment of the series, we find out about Seeing AI, a free tool to…

Aira in Action

We are surrounded by visual information, but it’s not always accessible. This month, the Bridges Helpdesk explores tools that put access to that visual information at your fingertips. In this third installment of the series, we join Bridges Helpdesk Program Coordinator Hindley Williams as she takes us through the Aira experience on our YouTube channel.…

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