Category: Braille

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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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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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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