[Athen] How readers interpret math (Amy Baker)

Alexander Umstead awumstead at gmail.com
Thu May 5 16:59:42 PDT 2016

VoiceOver for iOS definitely works for reading mathML content on the web.


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On 5/5/16 7:35 PM, Karen Sorensen wrote:

> Hi Amy,

> The only solution that we know to currently work to read mathML (the

> accessibility standard for math) accurately on a computer is the NVDA

> screen reader with the Firefox browser and with MathType (and Math

> Player) installed on the computer being used. Keep an eye on the

> Diagram Center's Math Support Finder <http://msf.mathmlcloud.org/>.

> Which I see says JAWS should be able to read math in Firefox. hmm...

> not the results I've seen.

> The even trickier question is what can a student use to write math.

> Feel free to write me off-list and I'll send you what notes I've

> gathered on that issue.

> Best,

> Karen


> Karen M. Sorensen

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