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Contact the Accessible Media Coordinator

Robert Starr
Accessible Media Coordinator

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-5644
Fax: 703-993-4743
rstarr@gmu.edu

Contact the IT Accessibility Coordinator

Kristine Neuber
IT Accessibility Coordinator

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-9815
Fax: 703-993-4743
kneuber@gmu.edu

Have Assistive Technology Questions? Contact Us!

Jackie Servello
Assistive Technology Specialist

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-4329
Fax: 703-993-4743
jservell@gmu.edu

Have questions? Contact the ATI:

Assistive Technology Initiative
MS: 6A11
Voice: 703-993-4329
Fax: 703-993-4743
ati@gmu.edu

Zoom* provides enterprise video conferencing with real-time messaging and content sharing. It is one of the most accessible video conferencing platforms for individuals with disabilities, especially those using screen reading applications.

Zoom Accessibility FAQs

Support for keyboard navigation?

Yes. See Hot Keys and Keyboard Shortcuts for Zoom*
 
Support for screen reader users?

Yes. Zoom supports most of the latest screen readers (i.e., Jaws, NVDA, VoiceOver, etc.). Review the keyboard shortcuts and hot keys provided above. Visit Zoom Accessibility Features* for more information.
 
Support for live captioning?

Zoom allows you to assign an individual in the session to handle the closed captions or use of a third-party service for live captioning. Live captioning services using a third-party may be scheduled through Disability Services Live Caption Request Form*.

Option #1: Enabling captions in Zoom


  1. Login to Zoom

  2. Navigate to Account Management

  3. Then select Account Settings

  4. Select Meeting tab

  5. Enable Closed Captions



Option #2: Setting up third-party support for live captioning

For more information, see Closed Captioning in Zoom*:
closed captioning in zoom