Vision Software and Apps


September 16, 2020, Webinar


Learn about the Assistive Software Knowledgebase, a new resource that the Center for Inclusive Design & Innovation (CIDI) is developing to help people make informed choices about selecting, acquiring and using specialized computer software in the workplace! Access to information is vital for people with disabilities to be effectively work within the classroom, workplace, and community of their choice. This webinar will focus on software supports for visual and non-visual access to information. We will cover mobile apps and desktop solutions that people with vision loss and print related disabilities can use to increase their access in a variety of settings


Danny Housley

Learning Outcomes:

Participants will be able to identify three (3) different screen reading options for non-visual access to operating systems and files.

Participants will be able to identify four (4) options for screen magnification.

Participants will be able to identify which operating system – mobile or desktop – may benefit them better through built-in and third party supports.

Participants will have three (3) resources for finding funding solutions for acquiring assistive technology.


CEUs This activity is offered for up to 0.1 CEUs (1.0 hour of instruction). To register for CEUs:  

Download and complete the following forms.

Save the files names: 200916_Tools_Lastname_Firstname

Send both files to

Upon completion of the two forms and passing the quiz, a CEU certificate will be sent

Note: If any difficulty is encountered in using this form, write to to request an alternative file format.