Author: Elizabeth Whitaker

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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Don’t Miss Our Introduction to Technology for Teachers of Blind or Low Vision Students

Are you a teacher of the visually impaired or an assistive technology instructor? Are you looking for training that will help you gain an understanding of the software and technology your students use every day? Join us Thursday, August 20 at noon Eastern for our live webinar, “An Introduction to Technology for Teachers of Blind …

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You Ask, We Answer: Four Questions about Using Microsoft Teams with JAWS

Microsoft Teams is a chat-based application widely used for work and school. This Office 365 workspace combines chat capabilities with video meetings, calling, file storage, and application integration. In February, we held a live webinar that provided an introduction to Microsoft Teams and JAWS. Thanks to your valuable feedback, we are creating a new monthly …

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Learn How to Access Freedom Scientific Training Without Your Computer

This month, we unveiled the all new Freedom Scientific Training Podcast, giving you access to our training content anytime, anywhere. Though the Freedom Scientific Podcast page contains instructions for subscribing and accessing episodes, we have also put together a short video training, “How to Access Freedom Scientific Training Without Your Computer!” This training demonstrates subscribing …

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Subscribe to the Freedom Scientific Training Podcast

The Freedom Scientific Training team now offers a new way to learn! Subscribe to the Freedom Scientific Training Podcast and get access to our training content on your mobile device. Our podcast places free audio training content right at your fingertips, allowing you to listen and practice on a device other than your computer. Each …

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Creating an Accessible Kiosk Experience

Kiosks are commonly used by companies to provide an on-site interactive customer experience. These small, stand-alone devices or enclosures can be found in doctors’ offices, restaurants, banks, and many other businesses. Kiosks have become an essential tool in many industries, and provide access to a wide range of services, including: Shopping Banking Accessing healthcare Applying …

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