Below are suggested mac resources and podcasts. Please feel free to correct information or add additional credible resources.
- APPLE ACCESSIBILITY TECH SUPPORT
Phone: (877) 204-3930
This support includes specially trained support staff to assist with VoiceOver and other accessibility matters.
- National Braille Press
WELCOME TO THE MAC; EVERYTHING YOU NEED TO KNOW TO USE THE MAC WITH YOSEMITE AND VOICEOVER
Author: Janet Ingber
Available in DAISY, docx, or Braille
The DAISY version can be downloaded onto an SD-card for Victor Stream access, or onto an NLS cartridge for use with NLS Digital Talkingbook Player.
Price: $23.00 each
This guide for blind users includes a useful resource Guide page at the back of the book.
To order from National Braille Press
Phone: (617) 266-6160
MASTERING THE MACINTOSH
Author: Tim Sniffen
This reference was developed to teach Veterans who lost their sight and were familiar with iPhone gestures.
Detailed step by steps for using the Mac with a track pad are included.
Price: Free on Ibooks.
Getting Started With Your First Mac
Useful podcasts for learning the Mac include:
Mac basics David Woodbridge
These mac basics tutorials are very helpful.
With a little fine tuning you can google "applevis mac basics david woodbridge" and avoid the filtering involved with applevis.
Another recommended web site is: macfortheblind.com
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last updated: Friday, December 4, 2015