NShaheen at nfb.org
Mon Mar 14 07:22:55 CDT 2011
It has been my understanding that the software that comes with Interactive White Boards (IWBs) is not accessible (i.e. Promethean's software). Has that changed or was I mistaken? Or are you just talking about being able to access PowerPoints and web content that is displayed on these boards when the boards are being used more as projectors than IWBs?
Thanks for sharing this information as it is quite helpful!
Natalie L. Shaheen, MEd
Education Program Specialist
NATIONAL FEDERATION OF THE BLIND
From: pibe-division-bounces at nfbnet.org [mailto:pibe-division-bounces at nfbnet.org] On Behalf Of Dr. Denise M. Robinson
Sent: Monday, March 14, 2011 8:04 AM
To: Professionals in Blindness Education Division List
Subject: Re: [Pibe-division] Smartboard
The smart board can be hooked to a laptop with JAWS--any tech should be able to hook it up easily for you--just like hooking any hardware up to it
Denise M. Robinson, TVI, Ph.D.
Teacher of the Blind & Visually Impaired
Yakima School District
Specialist in blind programming/teaching/training
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--- On Sun, 3/13/11, Denise Mackenstadt <cane.travel at gmail.com> wrote:
From: Denise Mackenstadt <cane.travel at gmail.com>
Subject: [Pibe-division] Smartboard
To: "PIBE Division" <pibe-division at nfbnet.org>
Date: Sunday, March 13, 2011, 10:29 PM
Does anyone have any information on how a smartboard can be accessed by a non visual learner. Is there any technology that allows a computer to speak what is on the board and to interact with it. Thanks.
Denise Mackenstadt, NOMC
Mackenstadt Rehab Services
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