Re: [BCAB] Using screen readers and hearing aids Alan and Sheila Rayner 21 Nov 2012 12:04 GMT


I used to teach a profoundly deaf person computer skills with a screen
reader.  He used a neck loop with his hearing aids, and I used standard
headphones plugged into the speaker outlet of the sound card using a double
adaptor as we were in a public library.


Alan Michael Rayner
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Subject: [BCAB] Using screen readers and hearing aids

> Good morning.
> The subject line says it all.  I am currently working in an open plan
> office using JAWS as my screen reader with headphones.  At the moment I am
> wearing one hearing aid but at some time in the next couple of months will
> be wearing two.  I should appreciate guidance from those members in a
> similar position, e.g. should I be plugged into the computer or have a set
> of speakers to enable me to carry out my work.  Any help will be
> appreciated.
> Many thanks.
> Matty.
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