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Upcoming Access Academy Workshops

APH (the American Printing House for the Blind)’s Access Academy offers education and training webinars related to their products and services, including how to “get the most out of your beloved tech.” Upcoming programs include:
Tuesday, September 14, 4 – 5:30 pm EDT: Teaching Screen Readers the Fun Way with Cody Laplante: Part 4 of 4: Laplante, founder of the eye.t learning portal, will discuss how to “assess your learner in their screen reader lesson in a meaningful way…”, whether they use JAWS, NVDA or Chromevox.
Friday, September 17, 12 – 1 pm EDT: Go Back to School with MATT Connect: The MATT Connect is “an all-in-one magnifier, distance viewer, and educational Andriod tablet.” The webinar will cover how to set this up for new students, including creating profiles and how to make the most of its accessories.
Friday, September 24, 12 – 1 pm EDT: Chameleon Say What? Text to Speech and More on the Chameleon 20: Text to Speech will soon be available via the Chameleon 20 braille device. Instructors from APH, William Freeman, Tactile Technology Product Manager, and Donna McClure, Early Childhood Product Manager, will provide updates to the Chameleon 20, including how the text to speech features can help students.
Get more information and register for Upcoming Access Academy Webinars.