Environmental sustainability is of utmost importance to Easterseals Crossroads, as the assistive technology devices we collect and distribute can be hazardous if they’re discarded. Electronics contain heavy metals and toxic chemicals that can be harmful if released into the environment. “We go to great lengths to ensure we are being as environmentally-friendly as possible,” said […]
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Office Lens app which is a scanning app that allows you to take a picture of something like a whiteboard or a document and it will send it directly to one of you Microsoft accounts. Check it out here:
There are no built-in screen readers for Windows operating systems and the screen reader software compatible had cost hundreds of dollars until a year ago when Ai Squared and GW Micro merged and partnered with Microsoft last year and started providing “people who are blind, visually impaired, or print disabled with a completely functional and free […]
Craig shows us how to use the bookmarks feature in Kurzweil 3000. Check it out! To learn more about the Kurzweil 3000 program, visit the Kurzweil Education website.
GW Micro Window-Eyes is arguably one of the most powerful screen reader programs on the market today. This powerful application allows individuals who are blind or visually impaired to have complete control of their Windows computer. This control not only leads to more independence, but also leads to a higher productivity rate while working on […]
One of the most popular operating systems is getting an update, again. Windows 8 is looking to make its accessibility features even more accessible. From voice over to screen magnification, the operation system has been improved with all users in mind. Still working with Windows 7? Have no fear, the Narrator feature will guide you […]