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This week brings the inauguration of the forty-sixth President of the United States (Joe Biden) the first female, first African-American, and first Asian-American Vice President (Kamala Harris), and the first U.S. presidential inauguration held during a pandemic. There’s no better time to get connected with a free, accessible means of getting the news you want,…

Tackle the Tech

Free, on-demand, high-quality, accessible training resources from Freedom Scientific (JAWS, Fusion, ZoomText, and Focus Blue Braille displays)! 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 pool of free and accessible training tools…

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

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 is a great time for learning, and…

Explore the Wonders of Audio Description!

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 AD, the AD voice is usually different…

Controlling the Chat in Zoom

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 chatbox! 1.    Download the Zoom desktop client. On a computer, you can use the internet…

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