[nobe-l] accessibility of Google products

David Andrews dandrews at visi.com
Wed Aug 31 02:30:12 UTC 2016

Google has been doing a great deal of work on the accessibility of 
these products. While not perfect, they have improved a lot.  Use 
Google (LOL) and search for accessibility topics with the products, 
there is stuff out there.


At 08:38 PM 8/30/2016, you wrote:
>Thank you for asking this. Whoever answers, please share wisdom as 
>far as both jaws and window eyes. We are heavily into google this 
>year too, and I am struggling a bit.
>Kathy Nimmer
>Even in the valleys, keep believing in the mountains.
> > On Aug 30, 2016, at 9:01 PM, Craig Cooper via NOBE-L 
> <nobe-l at nfbnet.org> wrote:
> >
> > Greetings,
> > Today, during our teacher meetings, we had an extensive discussion on
> > using various Google products, including Google Docs, Google Sheets,
> > Google Forms, and Google Apps.  These products are widely used in
> > schools, as they allow teachers to be able to do a number of creative
> > and interactive lessons, along with making it easy for teachers to
> > collaborate on documents.
> > It can be a bit overwhelming, learning the products and determining
> > whether they are accessible with screen readers.
> > I would love to hear your experiences with these various Google
> > products.  Do you use them in your teaching practice?  Are the iPhone
> > apps or PC Google products more accessible?
> > Thank you so much.
> > Craig Cooper
> > Teacher: U.S. History, World History, and English III
> > Brookings Harbor High School

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