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Posted by Rachel Olivero | 11/15/2018 | Access Technology
We’ve often heard users of access technology products express frustration over the cost to keep their technology up-to-date. With a software maintenance agreement (SMA), a user incurs a periodic fee to make sure they have the latest version of their screen access program. For users on a limited or fixed income, this frequently means running an outdated version of their software and higher pricing to catch up later. Read more SMA No More? JAWS and ZoomText Annual Home Licensing: A Win for Consumers...
A box of wound dressing labeled with Braille sits on top of a large backpack of supplies.
Posted by Rachel Olivero | 09/24/2018 | General
September is National Preparedness Month, when local, state, and federal officials collectively work to ensure citizens are prepared for the disasters likely to affect their area. Appropriate since, as I write this, there are four active named tropical cyclones in the Atlantic and Pacific oceans. Read more How to Build a Disaster Plan...
Rachel Olivero draws on a Sensational Blackboard
Posted by Rachel Olivero | 03/13/2018 | Access Technology, Education, Stories
The first time I attended college in 2001, a time I lovingly refer to as College 1.0, I was studying computer science. This required a decent level of mathematics, and the ability to gather information from, and create, certain technical diagrams. Read more Sensational Diagramming...