Visually impaired/blind TWs?

Subject: Visually impaired/blind TWs?
From: "Bill McClain" <bmcclain -at- ibss -dot- net>
To: "TECHWR-L" <techwr-l -at- lists -dot- raycomm -dot- com>
Date: Thu, 22 Mar 2001 09:04:07 -0500

Due to a whole lotta eye problems (waahh), I've wondered: How do blind
or visually-impaired tech writers get thru their days? Do they rely on
text-to-speech conversion? What other technologies do they use? In an
increasingly GUI-oriented profession, what kinds of measures do
individual writers and teams resort to to help these writers be
productive and worth their keep?

Bill McClain, technical writer
IBSS, Inc.
115 Atrium Way, Ste. 228
Columbia, SC 29223
vox 803 736 5595 x 147
fax 803 736 5639
http://www.ibss.net


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