FSCast 190, Rachael Bradley Montgomery talks about accessible escape rooms & Ed Potter tells the story of Playback Magazine

On FSCast 190, news about the release schedule for Jaws, ZoomText, and Fusion 2021. Rachael Bradley Montgomery talks about escape rooms, what they are, and what Vispero has  done to prove that they can be made inclusive of people with disabilities.  Then Ed Potter drops in.  He’s the man who created Playback, a cassette magazine …

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Module 2 of JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Instructors

The second module in our JAWS training series for teachers and AT instructors has been posted. Visit our teaching resources page to access valuable resources and gain skills for teaching JAWS. Each module includes task-based lessons, video demonstrations, and a quiz to test your knowledge. A new module is added at the end of each …

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FSCast 189, A demonstration of new features in JAWS and Fusion 2021, and David Kingsbury’s new book “When One Web Browser Is Not Enough”

On FSCast 189, the 2021 versions of JAWS, ZoomText, and Fusion are just around the corner. We’ll demonstrate the new Voice Assistant, OCR directly to Word, improvements to Picture Smart on the web, and the new streamlined way of reading messages in Outlook. Plus, David Kingsbury is back to talk about his new book: “When …

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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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