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Music Composition and screen readers


From: Sarah Ferguson
Date: Mar 9, 2017 11:08AM

Hello all,

I have an interesting issue and I'm hoping someone has come across this
before. Our music department administers an entrance exam to incoming
students. It is currently an image-based PDF (ick) of a few bars of music.
The student is supposed to read the notes and then compose some
complementary bars of music. The current document is completely
inaccessible and I'm trying to figure out a solution for redesigning it. We
need students to be able to hear a description of the music and also allow
the students to respond. Does anyone know of software that would help with
this? Is there composition software that is screen reader friendly or that
has speech to text functionality?


Sarah Ferguson
Web Accessibility Specialist