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Freedom Scientific FSCast

Feb 24, 2021

On FSCast 195 we’ll meet civil rights activist Ever Lee Hairston.  From fighting discrimination and demonstrating with Dr. Martin Luther King, to her journey with vision loss and becoming a leader in the NFB, she has lots of life experience to share. 


Then Lil Deverell talks about mental mapping and its impact on...

Jan 27, 2021

On FSCast 194, Matthew Horspool shows us how he uses JAWS Speech and Sound Schemes.  He’ll also talk about the perils of having perfect pitch, and the challenges of working as a braille transcriber.  Then Joe Sullivan discusses the early years of developing the Duxbury Braille Translator.


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Dec 22, 2020

On FSCast 193 we’ll meet Taylor Cox.  She’s our first Freedom Scientific Student of the Month.  Then it’s over to Amsterdam for a visit with Mohammed Laachir.  We’ll hear how he rapidly switched from using ZoomText to using JAWS full-time, and how he went from being an FSOpenLine caller to a...

Dec 4, 2020

On the archive of FSOpenLine from November 2020, Your questions about a variety of issues including: Getting Chrome to automatically describe images, JAWS on ARM processors,  and multiple selection of  items in  list boxes on the web.


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Nov 25, 2020

On FSCast 191, Christy Householter talks about Computers for the Blind, a place to get a refurbished computer if you live in the U.S.  Then a visit with JAWS scripting ninja Doug Lee.  We’ll learn about his life and why he scripts so many popular apps for free.  And, finally, a song about JAWS keyboard commands from...