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Episode 6: Winston Chen and Voice Dream Reader

6/5/2018
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This episode of AccessAbilities features Winston Chen, CEO and creator of Voice Dream Reader, an application for iOS and Android that supports individuals who experience disabilities (such as blindness, low vision, dyslexia, ADHD, etc.) to read and interact with text independently and with ease. Find out more about Winston and Voice Dream at www.voicedream.com. Winston has an incredible story, so we hope you enjoy this episode as much as we enjoyed recording it! A transcript of this...

Duration:00:53:42

Global Accessibility Awareness Day with founders Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion

5/7/2018
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With Global Accessibility Awareness Day (GAAD)coming up soon, we are so happy to share an incredible interview about #GAAD with all of you! We had a chance to interview the founders, Joe Devon and Jennison Asuncion, in anticipation of celebrating this year. GAAD is held each year on the third Thursday of May (May 17th of this year, 2018). Find more info at www.globalaccessibilityawarenessday.org. You can find a transcript of the podcast at https://bit.ly/2HV0fet

Duration:00:56:02

Episode 4 Kathleen McClaskey

4/10/2018
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On this edition of AccessAbilities, we spread the word about a new piece of software available on the UMass campus, EquatIO from Texthelp. We also talk to Kathleen McClaskey, an educator, author, and entrepreneur leading the national discussion around the practice of personalized learning. Follow her on twitter @khmmc, and learn more about her or purchase her books by visiting her website www.personalizedlearning.com. A transcript of this episode can be found at https://bit.ly/2v1XQc3. As...

Duration:00:36:42

Episode 2. Interview With Venkat Rao

2/12/2018
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In the second episode of AccessAbilities, Assistive Technology Coordinator (Kelsey Hall) and Assistive Technology Departmental Assistant (Josh Pearson) from the UMass Amherst Assistive Technology Center (ATC) interview Venkat Rao, an accessibility technology innovator and blogger extraordinaire! Venkat is well-known for his test runs of IFTT (If this, then that) criteria using Amazon Echo's Alexa, among much, much more. A transcript can be found at http://bit.ly/2nUkEnX

Duration:00:41:33

Episode 1. Interview with Luis Perez

1/22/2018
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This is our inaugural episode! An interview with educator, photographer, and published author/consultant Luis Perez (https://luisperezonline.com/.) A transcript of the podcast can be found at http://bit.ly/2F3YxBV

Duration:00:40:01