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  • IAP 2018-E2: George Wertzel’s Subaru Commercial

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed May 14, 2018 | 19:08 pm

    IAP 2018-E2: George Wertzel’s Subaru Commercial In this episode:The Interactive Accessibility Podcast (IAP) is an entertaining approach to accessibility. We enjoy sharing our discussions on accessibility and how it relates to technology, real-life issues, information, businesses, and people with disabilities. Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, People with Disabilities

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  • Disability Awareness Month for Kids

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Mar 30, 2018 | 12:50 pm

    Disability Awareness Month for Kids by Jeremy Curry Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, People with Disabilities

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  • IAP 2018-E1: Disability Awareness Month for Kids

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Mar 29, 2018 | 20:07 pm

    IAP 2018-E1: Disability Awareness Month for Kids In this episode:IAP Co-host Jeremy Curry is in the principal’s office and is blaming it all on co-host and guide dog Darren. Principal of New Haven Primary School in New Haven, Indiana, Renita Peters, talks to us about Disability Awareness Month and how the school participates every year to bring awareness to its students. And, yes, she invites your very own Jeremy Curry and Darren talk to the New Haven students showing them what it is like to not have vision and how Darren does his work as a guide dog.   Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Blind, IAP Podcasts,[…]

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  • ZoomText Update and Fusion Release

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Mar 22, 2018 | 12:51 pm

    ZoomText has been updated from ZT 11 to ZT 2018 (This is using the new versioning number).  The update includes ZoomText and ZoomText Magnifier/Reader. Also, Fusion 2018 has been released and is now essentially running ZT and JAWS at the same time.  Getting Fusion now means you get ZT, ZT M/R, Fusion, and JAWS.Here are the release notes for both Fusion and ZoomText:ZoomText and Fusion Release NotesCurrent Version:ZoomText 2018 and Fusion 2018 Release Notes Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Assistive Technology, Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, Screen Magnifier, Screen Readers

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  • Enhancements in the JAWS Screen Reader

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Mar 21, 2018 | 19:57 pm

    The March update of JAWS is here. The following is a list of improvements made in JAWS 2018 between the February 2018 update and the March 2018 update.To download the latest release, visit the Downloads web page. Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Assistive Technology, Blind, Industry News, Low Vision

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  • The New Free Open Source Dictation Bridge

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Mar 8, 2018 | 16:18 pm

    Introducing Dictation Bridge a free open source dictation solution for NVDA and Jaws. It serves as a gateway between you, the NVDA and/or Jaws screen readers and either Dragon Naturally Speaking or Windows Speech Recognition.Dictation Bridge 1.0 is fully featured. Some of the highlights are: Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Accessibility Testing Tools, Assistive Technology, Blind, Industry News, Low Vision, Screen Readers

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  • CBS Report on the Acceptance of Autism in the Workplace

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Feb 21, 2018 | 13:53 pm

    This story warmed our hearts here at IA. Kudos to Microsoft, SAP and all 50 of the big-name companies that came together for the April summit on how to bring more autistic adults into the workforce and recognizing the talents of those with autism. Read or watch the CBS Story, “The growing acceptance of autism in the workplace.” Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Employment, Industry News, Intellectual Disabilities, People with Disabilities

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  • Interactive Accessibility at CSUN 2018

    The Interactive Accessibility Site Feed Feb 9, 2018 | 14:51 pm

    By Kimberly ClineThe 33rd CSUN Assistive Technology Conference is an inclusive setting for researchers, practitioners, speakers, exhibitors, end users, and other participants to share a wide-range of knowledge in the field of assistive technology.CSUN is a forum that showcases cutting-edge technology and practical solutions that can be utilized to remove the barriers that preclude the full participation of persons with disabilities in workplace, educational and social settings. Author: Mark Miller | Tags: Conferences, Industry News

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