Blogs

Accessible Games

Transition Tip Tuesday for January 5, 2021 As we all wait out this socially distant winter, consider playing some games with friends and family to pass the time. Whether you are looking for online or in-person games, here are some accessible options to jazz up the doldrums of January and February: For in-person games, try…

Tackle the Tech

Free, on-demand, high-quality, accessible training resources from Freedom Scientific (JAWS, Fusion, ZoomText, and Focus Blue Braille displays)! Transition Tip Tuesday for December 29, 2020 Freedom Scientific provides wonderful tools: screen reading software, screen magnification software, a combination of both, and refreshable Braille displays. But Freedom Scientific does not stop there: they have created an immense…

Get a jump start on college (and the SAT/PSAT) with these free online resources!

Transition Tip Tuesday for December 22, 2020 Read more about these options to keep you sharp over the holiday break: Modern States (free study resources for CLEP and AP exams)Khan Academy (free study resources for school classes, PSAT, SAT, and AP exams)Crash course (free content for school courses, study skills, and just for fun) College…

Explore the Wonders of Audio Description!

Transition Tip Tuesday for December 15, 2020 Audio description provides verbal descriptions of visual elements of a movie, television show, or other videos. These elements include unspoken words on the screen, descriptions of the setting, and details about characters’ non-verbal actions, facial expressions, dress, etc. Audio description (AD) is built into the video. In professional…

Controlling the Chat in Zoom

Transition Tip Tuesday for December 8, 2020 Have you ever felt bombarded by your screen reader voicing chat messages during Zoom meetings? Are you missing lesson content because the chats never seem to stop? Well, here is an easy solution—one that puts YOU in control of the chat box! 1.    Download the Zoom desktop client.…

top of page