JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion Software – Free for Home Users (thru 6/30/2020)

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ZoomText and Fusion

The Coronavirus Pandemic has brought challenging situations and many vendors have stepped up and are generously providing free software to help people connect while working or staying safe at home. Freedom Scientific is one of those vendors offering free home licenses of  JAWS, ZoomText and Fusion for home use through June 30, 2020. Information and links to the free software licensing offers are available on the Freedom Scientific website ( https://www.freedomscientific.com/ ).

Free live webinars to assist with learning features and integration of the software to daily tasks are found online at Freedom Scientific:  https://www.freedomscientific.com/training/freewebinars/

On-demand video tutorial webinars are also available from Freedom Scientific: https://www.freedomscientific.com/training/freewebinars/

Thanks to the vendors providing support to individuals with low vision and blindness allowing them access to computer based communications, information and resources.

Carol, OT’s with Apps and Technology

About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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