Your DAISY Stories
|Planet Issue||Story Author|
"DAISY for Adult Readers with Dyslexia"
"DAISY for Research in developing countries"
"DAISY For everyone by sharing knowledge"
"DAISY enhances the reading experience"
Tom Dinning (Part 1)
"DAISY has so much to offer that I wonder why we would do it any other way."
Tom Dinning (Part 2)
"It's quite exciting to see a young student who was previously feeling out of the picture now being in control."
"I want it all, I want it now"
Dr. Nina Ghiselli
"Rediscovering the Bookworm"
"From dotcom to DAISY"
"Passion for technology, passion for accessibility"
Michael Hingson (Part 1)
"A life changed forever"
Michael Hingson (Part 2)
"One sensory modality isn't enough for any of us"
"Advocate for the rights of blind and low vision persons"
"Working toward a society that is truly for all"
"Improving technologies that benefit humanity"
"A dream of ... a library where all the books are available in an accessible format"
"Moto Kaneko shares how Shinano Kenshi Co., Ltd. began its ongoing commitment to DAISY"
"Success made possible through the DAISY library of NAB"
"Witnessed the revolutionary power of navigable DAISY books."
"Long live the Geeks!"
"From the brewing industry to international advocate"
"A man with a wonderful sense of humor"
Kenny Johar - Part 1
"Success outside depends upon success inside."
Kenny Johar - Part 2
"DAISY is the future of information access worldwide."
"DAISY is an association of the world: both the industrialized and developing world."
"I had no clue that this phone call would change the course of my career and of the company I had founded."
"I immediately understood that DAISY is the replacement for audio tapes/CDs that my aunt used, that it was the standard for digital talking books."
Jim Fruchterman - Part 1
"Rockets, Calera and Arkenstone"
Jim Fruchterman - Part 2
"Benetech and Bookshare"
Lars Sönnebo (Part 1)
"Daisy, Daisy, give me your answer, do"
Lars Sönnebo (Part 2) - Three DAISY Musketeers
" Was DAISY really the right way to go?"
"The idea that a visually challenged person could read [DAISY] books as a sighted person reads print really fascinated me."
"An old problem suddenly changed into a challenging opportunity for a kid using DAISY"
Mary Jane Barnett
"Long before the development of DAISY, I was a reader"
"I revel in the increased freedom of digital books and their smaller, more savvy devices"
"With DAISY I feel myself as a sighted reader, easily navigating among the various provisions of legislations"
"When the web emerged, there was no question in my mind that this was about to usher in a fundamental shift in how we engaged with the world."
"Now the DAISY train is rolling through the whole world and it also stops at many places in Germany to let people get on board."
"I didn't hesitate when I heard about the Swedish DAISY initiative - SBS would be a part of it."
Lars Ballieu Christensen
"I'm working toward an accessible and inclusive information society"
Tribute to Nesbit
"A Special Story"
John J. Boyer
"this has meant dedicating the use of my abilities to benefit others"
"We were not aware of the opportunities that would arrive with DAISY"
Niels Thogersen (Part 2)
"Collaboration had not really been a part of the picture - until DAISY"
"The VR Stream and DAISY navigation changed everything for me"
Prashant and Veena Verma - Part 1
"Sometimes life has a strange way of bringing two people together"
Prashant and Veena Verma - Part 2
"Prashant and Veena Verma are role models for everyone regardless of ability or disability"
Dominique Burger - Part 1
"I could combine a professional interest with my own desire to do something useful."
Dominique Burger - Part 2
"The work done by DAISY has structured much of my work, particularly in promoting universal access to reading"
Stephen King - Part 1
"Anything is possible for someone who is blind: that stuck with me ever since"
Stephen King - Part 2
" I knew we could change the world"
Hoby Wedler - Part 1
"I have a strong desire to know 'how' and 'why'"
Hoby Wedler - Part 2
"Learning Ally materials changed my life completely"
"My whole life had been leading up to this role"
Nancy and Peter Torpey
"Life isn't all about work"
"Don't be afraid to dream big"
"My goal is to make mainstream math and graphics accessible"
"Our mission parallels DAISY's: to provide people with disabilities equal access to information and knowledge"
"Many things still have to be done."
"Behind all the positive developments there lies a deep problem: the graphics explosion"
Maryanne Diamond - Part 1
"Access to information has been a major challenge for me in every aspect of my life"
Maryanne Diamond - Part 2
"I was not afraid to take opportunities which came my way."
"Every child should have the same access to those transcendent moments that books brought me."
"What you don't share gets lost."
"Seeing The World My Way"
"We can transport those books across borders and give life to people particularly in developing countries - I want that to happen."
"Don't lose faith in yourself. Everything is possible."
"Working at TDTB has indeed made my life meaningful"
Birkir Gunnarsson - Part 1
"Most importantly, never be afraid to fail."
Birkir Gunnarsson - Part 2
"Knowledge is power."
Favourite Stories 2007-2010
"Special: My 3 Favourite DAISY Stories 2007-2010"
"Greg spent a month in Central Asia focusing on the needs of people with disabilities in developing nations."
Chris Downey - Part 1
"Making more of the positive overwhelms the negative."
Chris Downey - Part 2
"There is so much more room for a more equitable and just society."
Donna Hill - Part 1
"An abiding certainty that I would overcome all obstacles was not something I experienced."
Donna Hill - Part 2
"Technology had blown the lid off of what was possible without sight."
Koen Krikhaar - Part 1
"My commitment to accessible information and to better services for people with print disabilities turns out to be a lifelong one."
Christine Ha: Two Years Later
"TV show host, best selling author, award winner and advocate"
"This meeting opened my eyes to accessibility matters and the awesome power of technology to improve access to information."
Koen Krikhaar - Part 2
"It dawned on me that the UNCRPD was the missing link needed to bring the work of special libraries into an inclusive society with barrier free access to books and information."
"DAISY showed me the exact thing that I want and need to ease the way for education for visually impaired students."
"More than half my life has revolved around making information accessible."
Richard Orme: My Journey to Improve Access and Technologies
"I joined DAISY at an interesting time."
David Goldfield: The assistive technology landscape keeps changing
"I enjoy reading books and assisting others to do the same."
Maribel Steel: New Focus on Accessible Publishing
"eBooks in accessible formats is the next frontier to publishing."
Leslie Patterson Finds Successful Strategies to Teach Students with Dyslexia
"Discover assistive technology to hear content read aloud."