Zoom is a leader in accessible video and audio conferencing. With school closures, educators are turning to Zoom as a means to provide virtual instruction.
Zoom has removed the 40 minute time limit for schools in Japan, Italy and US affected by the coronavirus. Students or teachers who fill out an online form using their school email address which are then verified by Zoom. Free basic Zoom accounts are also available by request in many other countries impacted by the coronavirus.
Zoom with JAWS
Dr. Denise Robinson created the following training video on how to access the Zoom platform using keyboard commands.
Zoom Keyboard Shortcuts
Zoom's Help Center lists keyboard shortcuts fro the Zoom Platform organized by Windows, Mac, Linux, and iPad.
Access Zoom's website here.
Connecting a BrailleNote Touch Plus to Zoom
Anna Lee Ackley and Byron Grosselfinger created step-by-step instructions on how to connect a BrailleNote Touch Plus via Zoom meeting. (These directions were first shared on the Teachers of Blind and Visually Impaired/O&M Specialists Facebook page.)