Coolfields Consulting Archive for the ‘Assistive Technology’ Category

Text for Screen Readers Only (Updated)

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Blind visitors to your site may well be using a screen reader, or a braille reader. There are a number of places on a web page where extra text would sometimes be useful for blind users to ensure that the full meaning of the content is apparent. This post shows you how to do that.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 10 – Drag and Drop

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Sometimes you need drag and drop functionality on a website, or on your computer. But how do you do drag and drop with Dragon NaturallySpeaking? I’ll show you.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 9 – Internet Forms

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How to interact with web forms using Dragon NaturallySpeaking. I cover the most useful commands to enable you to do this easily – assuming the form has been marked up properly.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 8 – Emulating the Mouse

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Moving the mouse with Dragon NaturallySpeaking – is it easy? How do you do it? Check out this video – the eighth in my series on Dragon – to find out.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 7 – Following Links on Web Pages

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The 7th in my series of videos about Dragon Naturally Speaking. In this video I show how to follow links in web pages – including when those links are images.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 6 – Browsing the Web

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The 6th in my series of videos about Dragon Naturally Speaking. In this video I show using Dragon to start browsing the web – including scrolling the browser window, visiting sites, and opening/closing browser tabs.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 5 – Correcting and Formatting Text

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This is the fifth video in my series covering the basic operation of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software. In this video I demonstrate how to correct and format text that I’ve already entered into a wordprocessing package.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 4 – Dictating Text

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Part 4 of my series of videos on basic use of Dragon NaturallySpeaking voice recognition software. This video covers dictating text into wordprocessing software.

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Dragon Naturally Speaking Video 3 – Opening Applications

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The third video in my series on Dragon NaturallySpeaking is now ready. In it, I look at the commands for opening applications and manipulating application windows.

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First Two Dragon NaturallySpeaking Videos on YouTube

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The first two videos in my Dragon NaturallySpeaking series are now uploaded to YouTube. Dragon Naturally Speaking is voice recognition software and is used by many with motor impairments. The series will demonstrate using the software to open applications, create and edit documents, and to browse the web.

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