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Replying to Topic: Event-Using Screen Readers with Windows Vista and Office 2007
Created On 3/12/07 9:24 PM by Yad HaChazakah-JDEC


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Yad HaChazakah-JDEC
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3/12/07 9:24 PM
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Hi,

Those with vision disabilities may be interested in the following forwarded e-message.

Thurs, March 15, 7-8 PM Pacific time (4-5 Eastern time), the Assistive Technology Center
will host a free seminar using the Skype online conference service. The subject of the seminar is "Using Screen Readers with Windows Vista and Office 2007". ATC staff will discuss the current situation of screen reading and magnification software as it applies to the latest Microsoft Office suite and Operating Systems.

The seminar is free, and the software to access the event is free. To listen in, all you need is a computer connected to the internet with a sound card. To participate, you also need a microphone. In addition to this, you must download and install the free Skype software located at www.skype.com
.
If you have any problems with the installation of Skype, please contact the manufacturer.
If you are having problems using Skype with your screen reader, please contact your
software provider. Send an email if you plan to participate. Send it to: connie@atechcenter.net.

Optional: If you will, please also cc sshapiro@yad-jdec.org. We're developing contact lists of frum people with disabilities who would be interested in live/phone support groups, informational programs, and activities provided by Yad HaChazakah-JDEC. Your info will be kept confidential!


-------------------------
Sharon Shapiro, Founding CEO
Yad HaChazakah-The Jewish Disability Empowerment Center, Inc.
Tel. & 711 TTY Relay 212-284-6936
sshapiro@yad-jdec.org

Led by Jews with disabilities and chronic health conditions, Yad HaChazakah - The Jewish Disability Empowerment Center Inc. provides support services, advocacy, and educational forums for Jews with disabilities and chronic health conditions.

Edited: 3/12/07 at 10:39 PM by Yad HaChazakah-JDEC
 
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