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WEBED-ATIA03: JAWS - Product Philosophy, Development Landscape, and Guides for Training
PRESENTERS: Eric Damery, Vice President, Software Product Management and Dan Clark, Trainer, Tutorial, and Curriculum Developer, Freedom Scientific Blind/Low Vision Group
DATE: Wednesday, May 25 2011: 2:00 - 3:30 p.m. Eastern Time

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Archived webinar ID: WEBED-ATIA03 (no key required)     Transcript     Handout

Webinar Description:

Eric Damery will discuss the JAWS product family and philosophy, including the future of JAWS with new operating systems, browsers, software applications and other technologies like UIA and ARIA. Dan Clark will discuss the 1-2-3's of training people how to use JAWS, including Getting Started, Basic Training, and other topics such as webinars for distance learning.
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Key Learning Points:

  1. Learn about JAWS product family and product philosophy.
  2. Learn about and describe JAWS product development landscape including: New operating systems, browsers, software applications, and emerging technologies like UIA and ARIA.
  3. Learn about and describe JAWS SMA program and release schedule.
  4. Learn about and describe Getting Started with JAWS
  5. Identify the FSReader DAISY player and the DAISY training materials and who this solution would be appropriate for based on applicable features.
  6. Describe the JAWS Tandem for training and support.
  7. Describe the Webinar educational offerings for JAWS - live and archive webinars

Company Profile:

Freedom Scientific is the leading worldwide provider of assistive technology products for those with vision impairments. The Company sells its products worldwide and has offices in Florida and Switzerland. The Company's products have been translated into 24 languages and are available in 55 countries. Freedom also has a line of software products for those with learning disabilities.
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Archived webinar ID: WEBED-ATIA03 (no key required)     Transcript     Handout
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