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moderated Re: Jaws Page

Laura Shumate
 

Pastor,
Give it a few hours and try it again. They may be doing maintance on
things so be patient and give it time all right?
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
The downloads page is still timing out.



Pastor Gilbert







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moderated Jaws Page

Pastor Gilbert Pries
 

The downloads page is still timing out.

 

Pastor Gilbert


moderated Re: narrated power points and JAWS

Van Lant, Robin
 

My company does something very similar for many of it’s courses.  I’ve had a conversation with the training team to note that the slides need to be made accessible and they have done some improvements in labelling buttons for the  buttons that advance the slides and some of the interactive elements.  There are still challenges with some o the things I’m supposed to complete on a slide. 

 

Now, to help you potentially, since you have an immediate need.  You can try to use control end to work you way from the end of the slide backwards to see if any elements might be a button to advance the slide.  Also try using Insert F5 or Insert f7 and even Insert Z to turn on Quick keys to see if that makes anything more visible

 

I had one required class that was ridiculously inaccessible. I ended up having an administrative assistant sit at my desk and drive the mouse to click on the buttons.  While you probably don’t hae that option, maybe you could do a web-conference with someone who could click the buttons for you or tell you where to move your pointer to. 

 

If the above ideas don’t work, I’d advise you try AIRA or Be My Eyes, if you have a smart phone to do this. I did this for one course where I couldn’t’ find the button to advance the slide.  This may still not work well, since the button could move on each slide, but it could work.  Be My Eyes is free.  AIRA offers 5 mins per day for free and also has a agreement with Freedom Scientifi, so that might get you some free time.  If you need additional time, you might request reimbursement as an accommodation from your company, since the online class is not accessible a this time.

 

You need to let them know that the course designers need to better label the element’s on the PowerPoint.  I empathise with you. Our online learning system is awkward and it takes me longer to get things done as I bumble around. 

 

If I think of anything else, I’ll let you know. 

 

Robin Van Lant

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Cynthia Bruce
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 7:39 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: narrated power points and JAWS

 

Hi All,

 

I am using JAWS 2020, and my new university employer is requiring that I complete training modules in a couple of different areas. The on line modules were created by the e-learning branch of our institution, and they seem to use narrated power points a lot. I am sure it is possible that I am missing something, but I have tried to access these multiple times and can’t get beyond the introductory slide. The screen just seems to be blank. I used Chrome since tis is what they recommended, but I have tried others using other browsers.

 

Is there a way to move through these, or am I out of luck?

 

Thanks,

 

Cynthia

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moderated Re: Jaws Page

Loy
 

I just logged on to the Freedom Scientific site.

----- Original Message -----
From: "Pastor Gilbert Pries" <gilp@embarqmail.com>
To: <main@jfw.groups.io>
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:43 AM
Subject: Re: Jaws Page


Thanks Laura,

Pastor Gilbert


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:38 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Hi Pastor,
I'll check into it and write the list when I know something.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones
don't answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert







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moderated Re: Freedom Scientific number

Pastor Gilbert Pries
 

Hi Laura,
Thanks for checking.

Pastor Gilbert

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:54 AM
To: main <main@jfw.groups.io>
Subject: Freedom Scientific number

Hi Pastor,
I did call the toll Free Freedom Scientiric number and all it does is constantly ring. If you need to update your Jaws you should go to the Help Menu and there should be an option to Check for updates.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667


moderated Re: Jaws Page

Richard Turner
 

But, the jaws software download page is timing out.
They are clearly either doing maintenance on it, or it is down.
The rest of their pages seem to work fine.



Richard
"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Ekstrand, Pamela A. -ND
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:47 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

I was able to access the freedomscientific website.


Pam Ekstrand
Database Administrator
Email: pamela.a.ekstrand.-nd@disney.com Office Phone: 727-729-8210 Mobile Phone: 727-365-3781

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pastor Gilbert Pries via groups.io
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:44 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Thanks Laura,

Pastor Gilbert


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:38 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Hi Pastor,
I'll check into it and write the list when I know something.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones
don't answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert







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moderated Freedom Scientific number

Laura Shumate
 

Hi Pastor,
I did call the toll Free Freedom Scientiric number and all it does is
constantly ring. If you need to update your Jaws you should go to the
Help Menu and there should be an option to Check for updates.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667


moderated Re: Calling Microsoft accessibility

Richard Turner
 

Are you by chance asking for the phone number?

If so, it is 800-936-5900.

 

 

 

Richard

"He that cannot forgive others breaks the bridge over which he must pass himself,” and we forget that only grace can break the cycle of ancient hatreds among peoples. (It is notable that while I have regretted not granting grace to others, I’ve never once regretted extending it.)" - Edward Herbert

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of kevin meyers
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:17 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Calling Microsoft accessibility

 

Thanks, Kevin


moderated Re: Jaws Page

Ekstrand, Pamela A. -ND
 

I was able to access the freedomscientific website.


Pam Ekstrand
Database Administrator
Email: pamela.a.ekstrand.-nd@disney.com
Office Phone: 727-729-8210
Mobile Phone: 727-365-3781

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Pastor Gilbert Pries via groups.io
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 11:44 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Thanks Laura,

Pastor Gilbert


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:38 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Hi Pastor,
I'll check into it and write the list when I know something.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones
don't answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert







--


moderated Re: Jaws Page

Laura Shumate
 

No problem I'm calling right now to check for you.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Thanks Laura,

Pastor Gilbert


-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:38 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Hi Pastor,
I'll check into it and write the list when I know something.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones
don't answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert







--












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moderated Re: Jaws Page

Pastor Gilbert Pries
 

Thanks Laura,

Pastor Gilbert

-----Original Message-----
From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Laura Shumate
Sent: Thursday, October 8, 2020 8:38 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: Jaws Page

Hi Pastor,
I'll check into it and write the list when I know something.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones
don't answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert







--


moderated Re: Jaws Page

Laura Shumate
 

Hi Pastor,
I'll check into it and write the list when I know something.
Laura Shumate
larelishumate@gmail.com
If you need Android or Jaws for windows Support: Call 254-300-7667

On 10/8/20, Pastor Gilbert Pries <gilp@embarqmail.com> wrote:
Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones don't
answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert







--


moderated Calling Microsoft accessibility

kevin meyers
 

Thanks, Kevin


moderated Jaws Page

Pastor Gilbert Pries
 

Hi,

The Freedomscientific.com website seems to be down, and their phones don't answer.

Does anyone knowwhat is going on?

Thanks,

Pastor Gilbert


moderated Re: narrated power points and JAWS

Cynthia Bruce
 

Sadly, no, these all require a password. I have reported it to the university, so we will see what they have to say.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: October 8, 2020 11:40 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: narrated power points and JAWS

 

Do you have an example that can be viewed without needing to be logged in to something?  Having a working (or non-working) example is the only way I can do any digging around.

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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: narrated power points and JAWS

 

Do you have an example that can be viewed without needing to be logged in to something?  Having a working (or non-working) example is the only way I can do any digging around.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: narrated power points and JAWS

Cynthia Bruce
 

It doesn’t look like I can – they are fully embedded in the on line platform.

 

From: main@jfw.groups.io <main@jfw.groups.io> On Behalf Of Brian Vogel
Sent: October 8, 2020 11:02 AM
To: main@jfw.groups.io
Subject: Re: narrated power points and JAWS

 

Are you able to download the presentations and run them in native PowerPoint?

I have found over the years that the web-based readers are sometimes problematic.  I try to avoid using browser-based readers for MS-Office documents (regardless of the Office program) whenever possible.

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Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated Re: narrated power points and JAWS

 

Are you able to download the presentations and run them in native PowerPoint?

I have found over the years that the web-based readers are sometimes problematic.  I try to avoid using browser-based readers for MS-Office documents (regardless of the Office program) whenever possible.

--

Brian - Windows 10 Pro, 64-Bit, Version 2004, Build 19041  

The purpose of education is not to validate ignorance but to overcome it.
       ~ Lawrence Krauss


moderated narrated power points and JAWS

Cynthia Bruce
 

Hi All,

 

I am using JAWS 2020, and my new university employer is requiring that I complete training modules in a couple of different areas. The on line modules were created by the e-learning branch of our institution, and they seem to use narrated power points a lot. I am sure it is possible that I am missing something, but I have tried to access these multiple times and can’t get beyond the introductory slide. The screen just seems to be blank. I used Chrome since tis is what they recommended, but I have tried others using other browsers.

 

Is there a way to move through these, or am I out of luck?

 

Thanks,

 

Cynthia


moderated Jaws Page

Pastor Gilbert Pries
 

Hi,

The Jaws download page seems to be down.

 

Pastor Gilbert

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