APH Press Release
American Printing House for the Blind and Freedom Scientific Partner to Make JAWS and MAGic Student Edition Available on Quota
Louisville, Kentucky (April 11, 2016) – American Printing House for the Blind (APH) and Freedom Scientific have partnered to make a “JAWS® and MAGic® Student Edition” available to students who are blind and visually impaired in primary and secondary school in the U.S. using Federal Quota Funds See “What is Federal Quota?”.
American Printing House for the Blind now offers “JAWS and MAGic Student Edition” for purchase with Federal Quota funds. These licenses are sold exclusively by APH as annual subscriptions and will allow students who are visually impaired to install full versions of the popular screen reader software JAWS® and/or the screen magnifying software MAGic® on any computer they use, including computers at home. This will allow students to have 24 hour, 365 day-a-year access to their computers at both school and home. The annual subscriptions are an exceptional value at $300 per student. Read details about the products and how to order at APH Shopping Site.
Eric Damery, VP Software Product Management, Freedom Scientific and Dr. Craig Meador, President, APH announced the unprecedented JAWS and MAGic student licensing offer at the Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference, CSUN 2016.
About Freedom Scientific
Freedom Scientific is a leading worldwide provider of assistive technology products for those with vision impairments. Freedom Scientific is headquartered in St. Petersburg, Florida, with offices in Switzerland. The Company’s products have been translated into 24 languages and are available in more than 70 countries.
Freedom Scientific® and its products are trademarks and registered trademarks in the United States and/or other countries. The names of actual companies and products mentioned herein may be the trademarks of their respective owners.
About the American Printing House for the Blind
The American Printing House for the Blind is the world’s largest company devoted solely to researching, developing, and manufacturing products for people who are blind or visually impaired.
Under the 1879 Federal Act to Promote the Education of the Blind, APH is the official supplier of educational materials for visually impaired students in the U.S. who are working at less than college level. APH manufactures textbooks and magazines in braille, large print, recorded, and digital formats. APH also creates hundreds of educational, recreational, and daily living products. Visit www.aph.org