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RE: Speech Software for LD's

From: Anne Pemberton <apembert@crosslink.net>
Date: Wed, 24 May 2000 19:40:58 -0400
Message-Id: <3.0.5.32.20000524194058.0080d7f0@apembert.pop.crosslink.net>
To: Dick Brown <dickb@microsoft.com>, w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
Ah, well, I did think it was too good to be true. Truly wish MS would make
a really good text to speech software, include it the next version of
Windows and make it easy for anyone to use it who wants when they want. 

				Anne

At 11:06 AM 5/24/2000 -0700, Dick Brown wrote:
>My understanding is that rather than a speech reader, the product in the ad
>was the Encarta encyclopedia with the read text option turned on.
>
>Dick Brown
>Program Manager, Web Accessibility
>Microsoft Corp.
>http://www.microsoft.com/enable/
>
> -----Original Message-----
>From: 	Anne Pemberton [mailto:apembert@crosslink.net] 
>Sent:	Tuesday, May 23, 2000 3:01 PM
>To:	w3c-wai-gl@w3.org
>Subject:	Speech Software for LD's
>
>Folks,
>
>	Last night as hubby was playing "flick a channel" on the tv, I
>caught an
>ad by Microsoft, advertising a speech reader designed for learning diabled
>folks. Has anyone else heard anything about this? Is it usable? Does it
>work with Explorer? 
>
>					Anne

Anne L. Pemberton
http://www.pen.k12.va.us/Pav/Academy1
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apembert@crosslink.net
Enabling Support Foundation
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Received on Wednesday, 24 May 2000 20:37:32 GMT

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