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Thursday, June 25, 2009

ECO: Helping the Blind to Enjoy Art

From the website:

"ECO was founded as an on-line knowledge base in 2006, in order to provide research resources, information and a gallery about blindness in the arts. It has now expanded, however, to include information about blindness in information technology and computing as well. Its aim is to introduce these subjects as fields of study.

ECO is a webpage for educators and practitioners of the arts or information technology, or simply people who have an intellectual interest in touch arts, computer programming, IT, access or disability. It is an electronic resource to introduce you to the ideas behind this topic. It is also the beginnings of an on-line library on this subject.

Most importantly, as an electronic resource ECO is accessible to people with disabilities. It is practical and academic, but at the same time it aims to be non-elitist."

Click this link to learn more about ECO by visiting http://www.blindnessandarts.com.

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