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Refresher on Assistive Technologies for People with Vision Impairments


Kami Griffiths, my co-worker and training facilitator par excellence organized a Meetup last Friday at the San Francisco LightHouse for the Blind, which I was fortunate enough to attend. The presenters, Patty Quinonez and Shen Kuan were both power users of assistive technology themselves and experts at training others. Patty demonstrated ZoomText, a powerful screen-magnification application, and Shen demonstrated JAWS, a well-known screen reading program. The key take-aways for me were:

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