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Re: accessible pair programming/screen & keyboard sharing


From: Pratik Patel
Date: Sep 17, 2015 2:23PM

Hello all,

If you use NVDA, you also now have an excellent remote desktop plugin available.

If you have a proper license of Office 365 with a business license, you no longer need a business set up to use Skype for Business.


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On Sep 17, 2015, at 3:24 PM, Jennifer Sutton < <EMAIL REMOVED> > wrote:

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 hope).