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Windows 10 May Update

Developers continuously work on improving their software. Windows 10 (May 2019 release) has numerous accessibility improvements including: Bigger, brighter...
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JAWS Topics: Basic Navigation

In order to become an independent screen reader user on the computer, you will need to know how to navigate.  Today, I will discuss the most basic skills for...
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Upcoming Windows 10 software updates

Windows 10 Insiders share information about Windows 10 Build 18298 and the upcoming major Windows 10 upgrade. Windows Insiders is a program for Windows users...
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New Narrator Guide

Narrator is the native Windows 10 screen reader. With the recent release of Windows 10 (version 1809), comes improvements in Narrator and a new Narrator User...
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Narrator Update: Podcast Demo

In this 30 minute podcast, David Woodbridge demonstrates the new and improved Narrator (MP3) features currently available in the beta version of Narrator....
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Windows 10 in S Mode

According to Microsoft's website, "Windows 10 Education in S mode is designed to give schools the familiar, robust, and productive features they count on from...
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Windows 10 Build 17692: Accessibility and more!

Microsoft is constantly working on improving their software. Recently released Windows 10 Insider Preview Build 17692 has a number of exciting new features...
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New Accessibility Features in Windows 10 Fall Creators and Redstone 4

New features for Fall Creators Update Like JAWS and NVDA, keyboard help is now available in Narrator. Press Caps+1 to turn on or off. This feature tells you...
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How to Fix Magnifier issues after Windows 10 Fall Creators Update

Are you experiencing jerky movements or jumping around the screen when using Magnifier with the Windows 10 update? The Windows 10 Fall Creators update has two...
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Windows 10 version 1709 update for screen readers

On October 17, 2017, Windows 10 Fall Creator's Edition, version 1709 will be rolled out. This is a major update with new features and refines the user...
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Accessibility Improvements for Windows 10

Want to know more about the accessibility of the newly released Windows 10 Build 15002?   More inclusive experience out of the box Narrator support for...
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What's New in Office 365: October 2016

Check out the new Office 365 for Microsoft Windows!  There are a number of new features including in 2016, including  Editor (spelling, grammar, writing...
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Ranking Screen Readers in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

James Oates reviews the top three screen readers - JAWS, NVDA and Narrator - using Windows 10 Anniversary Update.  The results might surprise you!  Below is...
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Windows 10 Upgrade for Assistive Technology Users

For the general public, the free upgrade offer for Windows 10 ends on July 29, 2016.  However, if you use assistive technologies, you can still receive the...
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Future Improvements to Narrator in Windows 10

Learn about the future improvements to Narrator for Windows 10.  The Narrator website includes details about each feature and the hotkey commands that...
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Using Mail for Windows 10 with Narrator

Learn how to use the Mail app with Windows 10 running Narrator, the built-in screen reader. Microsoft Support offers clearly written instruction and videos on...
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Improvements to Narrator in Windows 10

Microsoft shares the improvements to Window 10's Narrator, the built-in screen reader.  These improvements focused on performance, reliable reading and...
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SAS Flash Cards: an App for Windows 10

SAS Flash Cards for Windows 10 enables educators and students an easy way to create, learn and share flash cards.  Create your own decks or choose decks...
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Accessibility Update for Windows 10 Mail

Microsoft discusses the recent updates in Windows 10 when using a screen reader and plans for future improvements.  Included in this article is how to get...
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Windows Accessibility Guide: Options for Users with Visual Impairments

Microsoft's website has a comprehensive guide to the built-in accessibility features for users who are visually impaired or blind.  Learn what options are...
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How to Manage Accessibility Features in Windows 10

This article discusses how to manage the built-in accessibility settings in Windows 10 including a brief description of each feature.   The various options for...
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Getting Started with Windows 10

This link discusses the built-in Windows 10 accessibility features, including  sections on how to make your PC easier to use, hear text read aloud with...