Join Us for Exploring the Edge Chromium Browser with JAWS

Are you new to the Microsoft Edge Chromium web browser? Want to learn about features that will enhance your browsing experience? Join us Thursday, September 17, 2020 at noon Eastern Time for “Exploring the Edge Chromium Browser with JAWS.” What Is Edge? Microsoft Edge is the default web browser in Windows 10. The latest version …

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You Ask, We Answer: 4 Questions About Transitioning to the Edge Chromium Browser

Microsoft Edge is the default Windows 10 web browser. It is compatible with modern websites, and works well with screen readers such as JAWS. This post answers four common questions, and provides tips to make your transition to Edge smoother. Are familiar navigation features available when using Edge and JAWS? The latest version of Edge …

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Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind Pre-Employment Training Program

The Columbia Lighthouse for the Blind has an amazing Pre-Employment Training program for Young Adults. The program runs from October to June with the students meeting up for once a month workshops and ends with a 3-week intensive workshop in July. This years’ program consisted of 7 students completing these workshops and internships. The students …

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Introducing JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Instructors

Are you a teacher of the visually impaired or an assistive technology instructor? Want tips on where to start with your students? Visit our Teachers’ Resources page to learn about new JAWS training for teachers and AT instructors. About the Training “JAWS Training for Teachers and AT instructors” will assist you when teaching students how …

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Honoring Dan Clark and His 25 Years of Service to Blind and Low Vision Users

We all know him as a trainer, an innovator, and an all-around great guy. Dan Clark has touched the lives of Freedom Scientific software users around the world with his comprehensive training methods and distinct voice. After nearly 25 years with Vispero, Dan is retiring. This post highlights a few of his contributions and honors …

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What’s New in the August Freedom Scientific Software Releases?

The August software releases of JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion offer new features and improvements. These include: Notification of major upgrades, (JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion, English only) A fix that applies personalized web settings (JAWS and Fusion) An added help topic for Microsoft Edge (JAWS and Fusion) A fix for reading chat messages in Zoom (JAWS …

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FSCast 187 – Dan Clark, the long time voice of JAWS training, and Laura Wolk, the first blind woman to clerk for a Supreme Court Justice

On FSCast 187 we’ll get to know Dan Clark who’s been the voice of JAWS training for the past twenty years.  We’ll also meet Laura Wolk who just completed a year clerking for Supreme Court Justice Clarence Thomas with JAWS by her side. Activate link to listen, right-click to download. You can also read the …

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