Tag Archives: assistive technologies

JAWS 11 and IE 9

We found some problems when using forms with JAWS 11 and IE 9 that could mean someone relying on a screen reader would not know there were checkboxes or radio buttons on the page.

Refreshable Braille and the Web

Many people have not had the opportunity to see someone use a refreshable Braille device to access the web. I recently videoed Bruce Maguire describing how he uses the internet with a refreshable Braille display. He also demonstrates finding a book on the Amazon site. Transcript of the video is at the end of this [...]

Wheeling in Second Life

Judith, who has cerebral palsy, has been using computers and the web for many years. Recently she was telling me about how much she was enjoying Second Life and so I asked her if she would mind showing me it. In the video, Judith talks about using Second Life and a club called “Wheelies”, which [...]