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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FSCast 186, Blindness consultant Joe Strechay, a new Freedom Scientific Training podcast, and a demo of the JAWS feature to prevent speech cut off

On FSCast 186, we meet blindness consultant and TV producer Joe Strechay  who helps ensure that blind people are accurately portrayed in media. There’s news about the new Freedom Scientific training podcast, and Jonathan Mosen drops in with a demo of the new JAWS feature to prevent speech cut off with Bluetooth headphones and some …

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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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What is Low Vision?

According to the National Eye Institute (nei.org), low vision is a vision problem that makes it hard to do everyday activities. It cannot be fixed with glasses, contact lenses, or other standard treatments like medicine or surgery. Usually, someone with low vision will experience difficulty reading, driving, recognizing faces, and or, seeing fine details. Types …

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Low Vision Resources

According to the National Federation of the Blind, there are 7.2 million people in the United State who are visually impaired. If you are experiencing vision loss there are many organizations, professionals, and resources available to assist in making daily life easier to navigate. You should find that at least one library in your state …

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