[nabs-l] Accessibility in a college classroom

justin williams justin.williams2 at gmail.com
Sat Jan 17 13:18:43 UTC 2015


What does it do to the pictures; I changed the file type to wordand the
pictures can still completely mess up the document some times.  


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From: nabs-l [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Kaiti Shelton
via nabs-l
Sent: Friday, January 16, 2015 10:14 PM
To: Amber Kraft; National Association of Blind Students mailing list
Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Accessibility in a college classroom

The main benefit to doing this is that you don't have so much tabbing to do.
Everything is laid out neatly in one convenient document.

Have you managed to make any headway with this professor?

On 1/14/15, Amber Kraft via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> Ashley, When I convert a PPT to a PDF or an RTF outline I do a save as 
> and change the file type. I have found that Both of these are easier 
> to read with JAWS then reading a PPT.
>
>
>
> On 1/14/15, Ashley Bramlett via nabs-l <nabs-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
>> Interesting suggestions.
>> I know about converting to word under the file menu.
>> but how do you convert ppt files to pdf?
>>
>> Are you all saying its easier to read than a ppt slide show.
>> its quite tedious to read ppt with jaws as I have to tab to each 
>> place holder, but its doable.
>>
>> Ashley
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: justin williams via nabs-l
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 3:13 PM
>> To: 'Roanna Bacchus' ; 'National Association of Blind Students 
>> mailing list'
>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Accessibility in a college classroom
>>
>> They can also be converted to word. Is converting them to pdf more 
>> accessible than converting them to word?
>>
>> -----Original Message-----
>> From: nabs-l [mailto:nabs-l-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Roanna 
>> Bacchus via nabs-l
>> Sent: Wednesday, January 14, 2015 1:27 PM
>> To: Amber Kraft; National Association of Blind Students mailing list
>> Subject: Re: [nabs-l] Accessibility in a college classroom
>>
>> Hi Amber thanks for your message.  My name is Roanna Bacchus.  I am a 
>> blind college student who took an online psychology class when I 
>> attended a community college.  I suggest that you convert the 
>> powerpoints yourself ahead of time.  Powerpoints can be converted to 
>> Pdf files if they have text in them.  Keep us updated on the 
>> situation.
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