COVID-19 Disability Resources
RI Member Resources
Software – JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion are free of charge, until 8/31/2020 article about Freedom Scientific offering its software to help students and employees in the US and Canada affected by COVID-19 remain accessible while working and studying from home.
Kurzweil 3000 – Read the Web Chrome Extension link to video about Chrome extension tutorial.
Dolphin SuperNova – Link to page offering 3 months free access to any edition of SuperNova: Magnifier, Magnifier and Speech or Magnifier and Screen Reader.
Google – Accessibility of Google Docs accessibility considerations for using Google Docs.
ReadSpeaker – Link about offering TextAid and webReader for free.
Crick Software – Free access to Clicker@home for schools closed due to coronavirus outbreak.
Adobe – Adobe Connect Accessibility Overview with information about this software.
Google Meet Accessibility
Hangout Chat Accessibility Features
GoToMeeting – Accessibility Features
Microsoft link to accessibility features are available in this software.
Microsoft Teams Accessibility Support
Accessible Learning Webinar Series on Microsoft Teams with link to a YouTube video.
Remote Captioning for Videoconferencing – Deaf or Hard of hearing link with information on Captioning options for Videoconferencing and Learning Management Systems.
WebEx Web App Accessibility Features link about Webex web app accessibility support, from using keyboard shortcuts to using screen readers.
Skype – Accessibility Features with assistive features and a list of devices with supported accessibility features available for Skype.
Zoom – Accessibility Page with features available in this platform.
Accessible Web Conferences and Webinar Best Practices link to an USFDA pages about Accessible Web Conferences and Webinar Best Practices.
Social Media Accessibility
Social media accessibility resources include the following:
Twitter – How to make images accessibility to people with vision disabilities link to official Twitter Help Center.
Closed Captions on Facebook Live link to official Facebook page on this platform.
Other Facebook Accessibility information is also available in this link to official Facebook Help Center.
Linkedin – LinkedIn’s Disability Answer Desk, link to official Linkedin Help page.
Instagram – Adding image description, link to official Twitter Help page with instruction.
Last modified: November 6, 2020