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Re: accessible pair programming/screen & keyboard sharing


From: Jennifer Sutton
Date: Sep 17, 2015 1:24PM

Deborah, Birkir, and others:

While these are great ideas for screen reader users, I'm so very keen to
hear about whether they will work for someone who uses Dragon.

I'd also love to hear from those who are more knowledgeable about the
CVAA than I am regarding whether it has the potential to improve the
"screen sharing" landscape.

As I have been discussing and reading for what seems like decades, both
off and on this list,
using these sharing programs with screen readers can be very hit and
miss, and it can change between versions of software. And by "these," I
mean all of them -- not just the ones Birkir mentioned.

As I see it, it will be incredible when we have a number of choices and
can easily virtually collaborate with counterparts with and without
disabilities to conduct demonstrations, demonstrate best practices, etc.
Video and audio-based demonstrations of issues make the case so much
more clearly than documentation typically seems to do.

Deborah, please do report back to the list regarding your successes (I