29 January 2023

To Amazon's Audible.com division: Please reinstate support for HumanWare's popular Victor Reader Stream player for the blind and low vision community

We, the undersigned, respectfully request that you give priority to updating the Audible Sync software so that it supports the Victor Reader Stream from HumanWare.
The Victor Reader Stream is a device designed for blind users, with an intuitive user interface controlled via keys which are easily distinguishable by touch.
The Stream makes a wide variety of content accessible, including material from libraries specifically for those with print disabilities, as well as a range of mainstream content that is available elsewhere, but may be more difficult or less convenient for many blind people to access in other ways.
Victor Reader Stream users have appreciated Audible’s willingness to support this device in the past, and have expressed that appreciation by subscribing to Audible. While Audible continues to make efforts to ensure the accessibility of its own apps on smartphone platforms, for a variety of reasons, the Stream remains the preferred choice for a significant number of blind people to read Audible books. Just a few of these reasons include:
*The vast majority of people who are blind or have low vision are seniors who experience their vision impairment later in life. Some choose not to use a touchscreen-based smartphone. Lack of support for the Stream will lock these users out of the service.
*Even for experienced users of accessible smartphones, some simply prefer reading audiobooks on a dedicated device with physical keys. This may be because they find it more straightforward, but it may also be because heavy smartphone users who already have their screen readers talking a lot are concerned about battery life. The Stream is a dedicated reading and listening device that offers impressive battery life.
Some months ago, a new version of Audible Sync broke longstanding compatibility between Audible and the Stream for new users seeking to authorise their Audible accounts. This has been a growing frustration, but the matter has come to a head now because HumanWare has announced a new version of the Victor Reader Stream. This means many blind and low vision Stream users around the world will be upgrading their devices, and will lose access to Audible if Audible does not act.
In a recent podcast interview, HumanWare confirmed that while support for Audible on the Stream is ready to go, their new third generation Stream cannot support Audible until Audible adds support for the Stream in Audible Sync.
Blind people are avid audiobook readers, and therefore passionate Audible customers. Indeed, the audiobook format was invented for blind people. Only a fraction of the world's books are accessible to blind people. After many years of enjoying Audible on the Stream, it would be a disappointing and distressing sep backwards if Audible were to deprive some people of access to some of these books.
We submit that not only is it the right thing to do to give blind Audible customers support for the service in whatever way feels most comfortable to them, it is a good business decision. There is no doubt that Audible's support on the Stream has earned it revenue it would not otherwise have had. Not acting will definitely result in revenue foregone.
We therefore urge you, please, readd Victor Reader Stream support to Audible Sync so that current Stream devices in the market are supported again, and the third-generation Stream, soon to be released, is also supported.
We thank you for reading, and trust that you will remedy this matter expeditiously.

Update 03 February 2023

An Update on the open letter to Amazon requesting reinstatement of Victor Reader Stream support

Thanks to everyone, 678 people at the time of publication of this update, who signed the open letter requesting that Amazon reinstate support for HumanWare’s Victor Reader Stream.
The letter came about as the result of comments made by HumanWare representatives in episode 212 of the Mosen at large podcast that not only was the forthcoming third generation Stream not yet supported by Audible, but changes to Audible Sync prevented new authorisations of current models.
During the week, I received a comprehensive audio demonstration from a listener, which will air in Mosen at Large 213, showing that with the latest version of Audible Sync, authorisation of the current generation Stream has now been reinstated. I should emphasise that this is not a result of the open letter, the Audible Sync update had been published previously but it seems Audible had not communicated this fix to product management at HumanWare.
I have contacted HumanWare and they confirm that they have heard similar and verified the fix with internal testing.
This is good news for all current Stream owners.
While matters are less clear with the third generation Stream and it appears HumanWare may need still to do some work on their side, things are also looking positive there as well.
It is a pity that communication between Audible and HumanWare hasn’t been better, but it is great that those who choose to read Audible books on the Stream can do so now with the current device, and should be able to do so soon if they purchase the new model.
Full credit to Amazon for responding, but I encourage larger companies to take the time to communicate with those serving the blind community. We are a small market, but the consequences of these things are significant for us.
While better communications would have saved us the bother of this open letter altogether, it has been a positive demonstration that we care about this issue.

Update 03 February 2023

A final update

This is likely to be my final update on the open letter to Amazon, and it is all good news.
HumanWare have let me know that they will be meeting bi-weekly with Audible and that communications have been strengthened. Hopefully, this will avert future disruptions that have in the past in the cause of concern.
HumanWare further advise that the third-generation Victor Reader Stream will not support Audible at launch because further work is required on both sides, but that a software update will be released, most likely in April or May, that will provide Audible support.
I am also advised that the open letter was circulated among Audible staff and that they were moved and impressed by the passion our community displayed.
So with this issue resolved, I will conclude with two expressions of thanks.
Thanks to Audible for listening so respectfully, being so responsive, and recognizing the choice that many in our community have made to read Audible content on the Victor Reader Stream.
And thank you to everyone who took the trouble to add their names to the letter. Sometimes, it feels like we are too insignificant, as individuals and even as a community, to make change. But when those seeking change and those able to make that change happen are willing to engage with courtesy and compassion, we can all make good things happen.
Happy reading, and on this issue, it’s over and out.

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  237. Ross Winetsky, Jacksonville
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  239. Ian Robinson, None, Cumbria, England
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  243. Phil Smalley, Administration, Leicestershire County Council, Leicester
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  268. KK, NA
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  270. Shaun Oliver, Self Employed, Adelaide
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  272. Jack Lesser, Rochester
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  275. Debbie
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  279. Kim Laver, Casper,
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  285. Isabelle Drolet, Nurse, Government of Québec, Sainte-Catherine
  286. Courtney Curran, Severna Park
  287. Ryan Bishop, Director of Customer Experience, American Printing House for the Blind, Louisville
  288. Peggy Kern, Retired, Sacramento
  289. Darla J. Rogers, Homemaker/retiree, Kansas City
  290. Jo Ann Kucic, ACB, Parkville
  291. levine, Flushing ny 11365
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  295. Brandon Kozak, Saint Cloud
  296. Sylvie Gariepy, Drummondville, QC
  297. Deborah Worstman
  298. Kevin Roberts
  299. Bill West, Retired director of various disability-related state projects, Friends of Colorado Talking Book Library, Denver, Colorado
  300. Victor Tsaran
  301. Luc Béliveau, Laval
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  305. Shea Anker, unemployed but a very avid reader of audio books, Prince George
  306. Dean R. Wasserman, Physician-Retired, Plymouth, MA
  307. Laurie Verwey, Household Engineer, North Bay
  308. Andrea Arrowsmith, Doncaster
  309. Robert Kline, Columbus
  310. Rick Harmon, Akron
  311. Nick Gawronski, student, end user studying audio engineering, Cleveland
  312. Patricia Harlan, ACB, Baltimore
  313. Lynn Buchanan, Carer, Liverpool
  314. Kevin Groskreutz, CTO, Springfield
  315. Shaun Everiss
  316. Tracy Duffy, sewing machine operator, Dallas
  317. Joy Tilton, Sacramento
  318. Margaret Mercer, Vancouver
  319. Lyndsey McBride, Manchester
  320. Cha Smith, Hawaii Association of the Blind, Honolulu
  321. Angela Matney
  322. Myrna Votta, Assistive Technology Specialist, Brooklyn
  323. Jackie McBride, Owner Bright Stars Web Technologies, Bright Stars Web Technologies, Sun City
  324. Jarrod Jicha, Self Employed, Holt
  325. Shay Bishop, Stay at home parent, San Antonio
  326. May Anderson, CSR, holt
  327. Shannon Smithson Reece, Mother, Las Vegas
  328. Adam Crispin, Managing Director, Home Instead North Devon, South Molton
  329. Sharon Strzalkowski, Information Coordinator, Bay State Council of the Blind, Worcester
  330. Tony Sohl, Unemployed, Tempe
  331. robert richards, retired, none, aurora
  332. Jay Pellis, Assistive Technology Instructor
  333. mary otten, retired, none, eugene
  334. David Quarmby, Retired, Outlookers, Huddersfield
  335. Stephen Clower, Software Engineer, Desmos Studio, PBC
  336. Ann Hamilton, Library Officer, Glasgow Life, Glasgow
  337. A;nita Doyle, Retired, American Council of the Blind, Encino
  338. Toni Nye
  339. Byron Sykes, unemployed, Louisville
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  346. John Dowling, Musician
  347. Louise Peyton, retired vocational rehabilitation counselor, n/a, Tampa
  348. David Gordon, retired, Laguna Woods California
  349. Andrew Nelson, Piano Tuner, Private individual, Flint
  350. Michelle Routledge, House Wife, Private individual, Flint
  351. Rachel Bodek, blind adult and TVI, Insight Beyond Eyesight, Suffern
  352. Tj Squires, Accessibility Engineer, Caldwell
  353. Howard Foster, Retired, Amlwch Anglesey
  354. Linda C. Knight, New Port Rchey
  355. Christine Moore, Professional
  356. Richard Bartholomew, Retired, Edinburgh
  357. Herman Fermin, IT professional, Northern Arizona University, Flagstaf
  358. Rachel Usher, Volunteer, Royal National Institute for the Blind, Redcar
  359. Alexandre Bellemare, Montréal
  360. Viv woodward, Manchester
  361. Jakob Rosin, President, Estonian Blind Union, Estonia
  362. Kathy Legg, Retired, Akron
  363. Kyle Laconsay, Rehab Teacher for the Blind, Ho’opono
  364. April Enderton, Brailler, Beulah Reminer Legacy, Des Moines
  365. Peg Halverson, Adaptive Technology Specialist, Lincoln, Nebraska
  366. William Mutch, Retired upholsterer, Aberdeen
  367. Carole Bunford, Yeovil
  368. Brian Lendrum, Retired, Whitehorse
  369. Sherry Gomes, author, Patterson, CA
  370. Janell Groskreutz, retired teacher, n/a, chetek
  371. Jeffrey Stark, Manager, CWDO, Ottawa
  372. Sharon Howerton, retired, Chicago
  373. Lynn White, Retired, Individual, Grand Prairie
  374. Wesley Martin
  375. Nick Bell, Designer, Fayetteville
  376. Donald Moore, Retired, Port Charlotte FL
  377. Barry Hill, Halifax
  378. Jennifer Harnish, Rehab Services Director, Natick
  379. Robert Acosta, retired schoolteacher, American Council of the Blind, Chatsworth
  380. Virginia DeBlaey, retired, Madison
  381. Melissa Bube, High Point
  382. deborah e Joyce, author book on audible, self employed, Honolulu
  383. Ronald Canazzi, musician, Cheektowaga
  384. Genevieve Rousseau, Self employed, La Prairie
  385. Anna Sessarego Mercer, Teacher, Warminster
  386. Larry Watkinson, ADA Compliance Manager, Self, Olympia
  387. Peter Flanagan, Retired, Education colleges, Manchester
  388. Susan Jones, retired, National Federation of the Blind, Indianapolis
  389. Clare Page, Brêmes Les Ardres
  390. Debra Carver, mountaincrafted.com, Erwin, TN
  391. karen burgess, selfemployed, birmingham
  392. Jeremy Schmidt, Customer representative, Social Security administration, Bismarck
  393. Natasha Pogson, Billingham
  394. Sara Saint Jean, Westerly
  395. Anna Dresner, Pittsburg
  396. Rudy Azoulay, Montreal
  397. Anthony R. Candela, Administrator, Bronx
  398. Bernard Perella, retired, Cape CoralFL
  399. Clifford Blackwell, attorney, Madison
  400. Ben Humphreys, Accountant, Fernandina Beach
  401. Richard Adams, Retired, LUA, Decatur
  402. Linda Adams, Retired, LUA, Decatur
  403. Cathy lepage, Carignan
  404. Tony Swartz, Voiceover Artist, Allentown
  405. Helen J. McDonagh, Retired, Boston
  406. Janelle Joiner, Student, West Allis
  407. felix colaizzo, retired, none, houston
  408. Stanley Robinson, Retired audio tech., ACB
  409. Chris Nova, Mystic Access, Buffalo
  410. Kim Nova, Mystic Access, Buffalo
  411. William Vandervest, Lansing, MI
  412. Robin east, Policy and IT Analyst, Saskatoon
  413. Kimmie Curtis, HS ELA Teacher
  414. Paul Hopewell, Retired, Ex IBM, Eastleigh
  415. Ahmat, Paralegal, Utica
  416. Kathryn Bottner, Division of social services, state of Delaware
  417. Marita Mathews, Retired, Pittsburgh
  418. Mario Brusco, New Jersey USA
  419. Eric Kosten, Tech Support Rep, na, WyomingMI
  420. HELEN STARMER-ALLEN, Ecologist, Tetra tech international, Wigan
  421. Christine Hunsinger, Retired, and president of PCB, PCB, Pittsburgh
  422. Brian Tew, retired, N.A., Geneva, AL
  423. dave conkling, retired, Springfield
  424. Matthew Chao, Retired, BSCB, Newton, MA
  425. Julie Kline, N/A, Rochester
  426. David Kerr, Fort Myers, FLs
  427. Sheila M Foster., Retired., National Federation of the Blind., Leeds.
  428. Colton Hill, Computer Science major at Lamar University, Beaumont, Texas
  429. Tracy George, Retired, ACB, Talladega
  430. Jane Jordan
  431. Mary Ward
  432. Penny Reeder, Trainer, Guide Dog Users, Inc
  433. Danielle Burton, Apprentice Digital Accessibility and Inclusion, Louisville
  434. Dyann Burden, Traverse City
  435. Marvella Fresquez, Denver
  436. Aaron Spears, Lead Programmer at Valiant Galaxy Associates, West Virginia
  437. Timothy Appleby, Halifax
  438. Jerzy George Smolinski, Retired, personal use, Mississauga
  439. Michael Cleary, Wigan
  440. anonymous
  441. Anne Fairhurst, Secretary, Wigan Leigh Blind Society, Wigan
  442. Kathy Kalaluhi, Retired, Aliquippa
  443. Rebecca Reisner, blogger, New York City
  444. Lynda Boose, Retired, Houghton
  445. Abbie Taylor, Writer, Sheridan
  446. Russ Breitenstein, Retired, Louisville
  447. lilian stubbs
  448. Gerardo, Podcaster, Tampico, nexico
  449. Suzie Dufour, Quebec City
  450. Sonya Coulombe, Quebec City
  451. David Faucheux, Writer, Lafayette
  452. Lana Van Horn, Greeley
  453. Craig McIntosh, London
  454. Cheryl Fischer, NFB, Cleveland Ohio
  455. Mary Tyson, Retired, Daytona Beach
  456. Cheryl Miller
  457. Buffy Hartland, home baker, totally blind, halesowen
  458. Carrie Green, Regina
  459. Scott Berry, Healthcare Advocate/Healthcare Administration, NA, Billings
  460. Andrzej Holub, retired, na, London
  461. Jennie Facer, Test technician project lead, Boise
  462. Darren Hartland, Selfemployed, Treehouse Radio, Birmingham
  463. Joseph Norton, Dalton, GA, U.S.A.
  464. Paul Hunt, Retired, Austin
  465. Robert Martin, Professor Emeritus of History, Cedar Falls Iowa
  466. Curtis Chong, Nonvisual Access Technology Consultant, Aurora
  467. avid Richman, Professor Emeritus, University of New Hampshire, Durham
  468. Leo Bissonnette, Retired, Beaconsfield, Quebec Canada
  469. brice mijares, retired, modesto
  470. graham roby, retired, N/A, Manchester
  471. Robert Carter, Retired Psychologist, none
  472. Darrell Bowles, Accessibility consultant, advocate, Knoxville
  473. Chris Judge, Assistive Technoloty Specialist, Vision Loss Rehabilitation Canada, Halifax
  474. Ian Dawson, retired, Bristol, UK
  475. Charles Wells, Unemployed, Munich
  476. Angela Miller, Retired, penrith Cumbria
  477. Reinhard Stebner, IT, Alexandria
  478. henry Miller, Retired, penrith cumbria
  479. Kevin Russell, Retired, N/A, Carmarthen
  480. Gary Ray, Retired, National Federation of the Blind, Asheville
  481. Kay Dear, Sight Loss Advisor Intern, My Sight Nottinghamshire, Nottingham
  482. David Griffith, Retired, None, London
  483. Audrey farnum, attorney, Oklahoma City, OK
  484. Julie Dawson, retired, National Federation Of The Blind, Kansas City
  485. Mollie McLeod, San Jose
  486. John Gassman, sales reservation agent Walt Disney Travel Company, Walt Disney Travel Company, Fullerton
  487. Milton Ota, Retired, National Federation of the Blind, Fargo
  488. Zivan Krisher, Access tech teacher
  489. Douglas Hunsinger, Retired, None, Pittsburgh
  490. Paul Miller, Retired, Assistive Technology Specialist, Aiken, SC 29801
  491. Emily Todd, Mediator, Government of Canada, Kingston
  492. Jason Fayre, Assistive technology specialist
  493. Lynette Frison, Halifax
  494. Joshua Swatosh, Austin
  495. Donald Risavy, Senior Rehabilitation Instructor, DBS, Daytona Beach
  496. Ricky Enger, Assistive Technology Content Creator, Hadley Institute, Charlotte
  497. Peter Tucic, Chicago
  498. keith waters, retired, london
  499. Louis Maher, Retired, NFB, Houston
  500. Paul Phillips, Retired, Bellville
  501. Maryse Glaude-Beaulieu, Ottawa
  502. Karen McCall, Digital Accessibility Professional, Toronto
  503. Andre Polykanine, Software engineer, Accessibility expert, Mannheim, Germany
  504. Alex Merced
  505. Kathy Blackburn, Retired State employee, American Council of the Blind, Austin
  506. Darren Paskell, London
  507. Linda Davis, Retired, Pittsburgh
  508. Rebecca Ilniski, na, na, Lansdowne
  509. aad leeflang, retired, private, noerresundby danmark
  510. Stephen Giggar, SR Programer Analyst, Edward Jones, Maryland Heights
  511. Edward Green, London
  512. Clive Jacobs, Retired Underwriter, Nr London, UK
  513. Terry Chaney, Royal Oak
  514. James O'Dell, Civil Servant and long-time Audible customer, Cardiff, Wales, UK
  515. Jane Carona, Silver Spring
  516. Nick D Daniels, NA, Derby
  517. Deenadayalan Moodley, Access Technology Specialist, University of South Africa, Pretoria
  518. Mariyah Saiyed, Software developer, Nhs, Birmingham
  519. Derry Lawlor, Civil Servant, Dublin
  520. Anne Fraser, retired, Glasgow
  521. Terry Robinson, retired, Glasgow
  522. Monique, Volunteer, Roermond
  523. Shawnese Laury, Rehab Counselor, Bureau of Services for Blind Persons, Detroit
  524. Adrien Collins, unemployed, home, Newton Abbot
  525. Robert Kingett, Author, Houston TX
  526. Kelly Burford, Architect, Murphy's, Austin
  527. Adi Kushnir, Assistive technology developer, Access Mind, Tel Aviv
  528. Macy McClain, Indianapolis, Indiana
  529. Katty, not working, Leuven
  530. Philip Simpson, Student, n/a, Nottingham
  531. Erika Gilbert, NA, NA, Moorhead
  532. Scott Erichsen, Access Technology Tester, Sydney
  533. David Ring, Retired, djringjr, Green Harbor. MA
  534. Leonardo Cantos, Arlington
  535. Paul Hopkins, Alternative Format Transcriber, All Formats, Birmingham
  536. mike pietruk, retired, none, oneida, il
  537. Sarah Matthews
  538. Martin Sutton, unemployed, Rugeley
  539. Pawel & Hanna Loba, Retirees, London, Ontario
  540. Celeste Wheelock, Pittsfield
  541. Martin Brown, retired, none, Maghera
  542. Ben King, Dental Recepshenest, King Family Dental, Spokane
  543. Mike Pietruk, retired, none, oneida, il
  544. Tina Hansen, Salem
  545. Jackie Brown, Technology For Life Coordinator, RNIB, Maghera
  546. paras, access tester
  547. Armando Vias, Byron
  548. Terry Clasper, Retired, Stoke on Trent
  549. Tara Briggs
  550. Iain Lackie, Retired, None, Bognor Regis
  551. Annette Moore
  552. Charlene Ota, Relay operator for the deaf, National Federation of the Blind, Fargo
  553. Humberto Avila, Braillist, Seattle Public Schools, Seattle
  554. Jim Mcauslan
  555. Sean Randall, Teacher, New College Worcester, Worcester, UK
  556. Katelyn MacIntyre, Music Teacher, Self employed
  557. Martin Jette, Tech Support, Anchorage
  558. Lynn I, retired
  559. Diana Brent, retired, Calgary
  560. Jasmine Kotsay, Currently unemployed, Bloomington
  561. Ashleigh Malone, Self-employed, Melbourne
  562. Shane Popplestone, Akron
  563. Margaret Thomas, Retired, 15 year Audible member, Kingston,RI
  564. Nick Pinder, Musician, HEDON
  565. Mitchell, Bakersfield,
  566. Timothy Wynn
  567. Ibrahim
  568. Graham Page, Technology advisor
  569. Vincent Blaise, Material Handler, Phoenix
  570. Melissa Hunt
  571. Katherine Schneider, retired, University of WI Eau Claire, Eau Claire
  572. Paula Pinder, Hedon
  573. Mich Verrier, un imploied., na, New Liskeard
  574. Todd HardingTodd HardingTodd Harding, Retired, none, Kamloops
  575. Dwayne McNutt, Hiltons
  576. Kaitlyn epperson, Content creator, Hazard
  577. Melissa Hoppe, quality control, Clovernook Center for the Blind and Visually Impaired, Cincinnati
  578. Louise Hartgen, Caerphilly
  579. Gina Martin, Educator/instructor, Diverse Abilities, Victoria
  580. David Robson, Self employed, Premier Services, St. Louis
  581. Pamela Mast, Retired, Grove
  582. Pam Quinn, Retired teacher, Monticello, Iowa
  583. Susan Nance, Henderson
  584. David Goldfield, Product Manager, Philadelphia
  585. Albert Ruel, Retired, Parksville BC Cdn
  586. Gina Grunden, Columbus
  587. Joshua Hendrickson, Byron
  588. William Vandervest, none, none, Lansing, Mi
  589. Larry Lumpkin, retiree, Austin
  590. Jonathan Mosen, Mosen at Large Podcast, Wellington
  591. Jason Stradone, HENRICO
  592. James Scholes
  593. Louise johnson, volunteer work, AEBC, Surrey
  594. Caroline Toews, Winnipeg
  595. Brenda Bush, Retired civil servant, Ottawa Ontario, Canada
  596. Hamish Mackenzie, Digital portfolio accessibility lead, Melbourne, Australia
  597. Bruce Toews, Braille Proofreader, Winnipeg
  598. Justin Ekis, Memphis
  599. David Taylor
  600. Michael welty
  601. Bryn
  602. Kevan, Student, Kansas City
  603. Brian Hartgen, Company Director, Hartgen Consultancy, Caerphilly, Mid Glamorgan
  604. Margo Downey, Home health Care aide, National Federation of the Blind, Buffalo
  605. Miguel Orduno, Student, Carpentersville
  606. Matthew Whitaker, Audible User, n/a, Hackensack
  607. William White, Retired, Santa Ana
  608. Ruth Hartman, Castro Valley
  609. michael capelle, student, N/A, Wausau
  610. Berenice, Brownsville
  611. Donald Barrett, Technology Trainer, American Council of the Blind, Arlington
  612. Patti Johnson, Louisville
  613. Daniel Semro
  614. Scott Marshall, retired attorney, 20+ years audible member, Arlington, VA USA
  615. Dale Reardon, CEO, My Disability Matters https://allaccessibilitymatters.com, Cairns
  616. Myra Ross, Retired school counselor, Amherst
  617. Matthew Dyer, N/A, N/A, Columbus
  618. Keao Wright, Kaneohe
  619. Jack Falejczyk
  620. Andy
  621. Cay Bartlett, Retired government worker, Buffalo, NY
  622. Cullen Gallagher, Quincy, MA
  623. Mohammed Javaid, Social Worker, Huddersfield
  624. Dennis long, Na, Na, Shamokin pa
  625. anonymous
  626. David Allen, Professional loafer, Dunedin
  627. Ali Kazi, Solicitor, Birmingham
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