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.…

GivingTuesday, all year long!

Transition Tip Tuesday for December 1, 2020 Send or receive funds from friends and acquaintances for…FREE! That’s right. There’s an ACCESSIBLE way to transfer money between bank accounts without the need for a paper check or cash: Venmo. Venmo is an application that allows people to transfer money between themselves with no fees (there is…

Thanksgiving edition!

Transition Tip Tuesday for November 24, 2020 With time off from school and work, our thoughts turn to…FOOD! If you are using prepared mixes (and why not?), DirectionsForMe is a great tool to find accessible directions, nutrition information, ingredients, and sometimes allergy warnings quickly and easily Use the search function or go to the categories…

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