Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panelists: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo ATFAQ162 – Q1. What is more accessible Amazon Echo or Google Home, Q2. Alarms for Deaf Student, Q3. Reading and Filling in forms with a smartphone, Q4. The transition from HS for students/parents with disabilities, Q5. Is Dragon voice-input […]
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us the VoiceView feature, which is a screen reader that is built into Echo devices and allows individuals with vision impairments to used the device as VoiceView reads the screen. Check it out here: Click here to learn more about VoiceView.
Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panelists: Brian Norton, Belva Smith, Josh Anderson, Tracy Castillo ATFAQ155 – Q1. Dragon in MS Excel, Q2. Reading PDF report card w/ screenreader, Q3. Creating Math Equations on Computer, Q4. Amazon Echo Training Materials, Q5. Wildcard: Indispensable Tool or Device —- Transcript Starts Here —– Brian Norton: […]
We first wrote about Amazon Echo devices in 2014. (Wow, how time flies!) The multinational company based in Seattle, Washington recently introduced two new products: the all-new Echo Dot with Clock and Amazon Halo Band. When I originally wrote about the first-ever Echo Dot device (nearly 7 years ago), I had no idea how much […]
Don’t worry, we’ve all found ourselves squeezing through crowds or running into internet traffic while shopping for gifts at the last minute. Have no fear; we have some late holiday gift ideas here for those loved ones who may need assistive technology. “While these items certainly are convenient for able-bodied people, they can be vital […]
Podcast: Play in new window | Download297-9-28-18 GE Smart Countertop Microwave Oven Hey there! Welcome to Accessibility Minute, your weekly look at Assistive Technology, those clever tools and devices designed to help people who have difficulties with vision, mobility, hearing or other special needs! By now I’m sure you’re at least a little familiar with Alexa, the […]