Category: JAWS

Don’t Miss Our Introduction to Using Microsoft Teams with JAWS

Do you use Microsoft Teams with JAWS? Are you currently using Office 365 at your work or school? Join us on Thursday, February 20 at noon Eastern for our webinar, An Introduction to Microsoft Teams and JAWS. What Is Teams? Microsoft Teams is a chat-based application that creates a workspace for Office 365 users. It …

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Learn More, Do More, New Features in JAWS: Toggle JAWS Sounds in Speech On Demand

In this week’s look at some of the new features in JAWS 2020, we review Speech On Demand, a feature that has actually been around for a couple versions, but received a subtle enhancement in 2020 that may benefit some users. Introduced in JAWS and Fusion 2018, Speech On Demand allows you to limit the …

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Learn More, Do More, New Features in JAWS: Updated Basic Training

In this week’s look at some of the new features in JAWS 2020, we review improvements to a popular resource that has helped many new users over the years learn how to use JAWS, the JAWS Basic Training. The Basic Training is produced using the DAISY (Digital Accessible Information System) format. Each book offers both …

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Three Benefits of Choosing the Focus Blue Braille Display

The Focus Blue refreshable braille displays promote braille literacy by providing a tactile interface for your computer or mobile device. When used together with a screen reader such as JAWS® for Windows, these compact solutions enhance your reading and writing experience by placing a wealth of information at your fingertips. The Focus is available in …

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Don’t Miss Your Chance to Help Us Improve FS Documentation and Training

The Freedom Scientific Training Team is bringing you many great training opportunities in 2020. Based on your questions and feedback we received in 2019, we’re offering webinars on the devices and applications you use everyday at home, in the classroom, and on the job. Our first hardware webinar will take place on Thursday, January 16 …

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The World at Your Fingertips – Braille Literacy and the Digital Age

Should an individual who is blind use speech or braille as a means of access to the printed word? This is a complex question with answers that will vary from one user to another, but there’s no denying the power of having so much information available at our fingertips. In honor of Louis Braille’s birthday, …

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