Join Us for Training the Trainer, Where to Start When Teaching JAWS

Are you a teacher of the visually impaired (TVI) or assistive technology (AT) instructor tasked with teaching JAWS? Do you struggle with knowing where to begin with each student? Join Vispero and The American Printing House for the Blind (APH) Tuesday, May 24 at 11:30 AM Eastern time for a live webinar, “Training the Trainer, …

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Join Us for Navigating the Web Today, Tips on Accessing Common Web Page Elements with JAWS

Do you find navigating certain web page elements challenging? Want tips on accessing these elements with JAWS? Join us Thursday, May 19, at Noon Eastern Time for a live webinar, “Navigating the Web Today, Tips on Accessing Common Web Page Elements with JAWS.” About Web Page Elements Common web page elements include links, tables, headings, …

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March 2022 Freedom Scientific Student of the Month

The Freedom Scientific Student of the Month program features K-12 students living in the U.S. who are blind or visually impaired and use Freedom Scientific technology to achieve educational goals. The Student of the Month for March 2022 is Mercy, a fifth-grader from Pennsylvania. Mercy uses ZoomText Magnifier/Reader software to complete her schoolwork. She enjoys …

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FSCast 213, Dr. Robert Englebretson discusses his ongoing research about reading and writing Braille

On FSCast 213, Dr. Robert Englebretson, Associate Professor of Linguistics at Rice University, discusses the Braille code for the International Phonetic Alphabet, why reading Braille is different than reading print, and his ongoing research about how Braille is taught. Here’s a link to Dr. Englebretson’s home page, And one to the Braille IPA specification, including …

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FSCast 212, archive of the February 2022 FSOpenLine

On the archive of the February 2022 FSOpenLine, we take your calls on a variety of topics including: new VocalizerExpressive voices in  the latest software updates, keystrokes for identifying the site to which a link points, finding out where a file will be saved, Eloquence spontaneously  getting louder mid  sentence, and certain video cards hijacking …

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