Accessible Games

As we all wait out this socially distant winter of 2021, 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 checking out the NFB’s Independence…

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…

Thanksgiving edition!

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 page and you’ll find so much information!…

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