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Friday, April 08, 2016

JAWS and MAGic Student Edition Available through APH

Freedom Scientific and the American Printing House for the Blind have partnered to make a “JAWS® and MAGic® Student Edition” available starting today to K-12 students in the U.S. using Federal Quota funds! These special software subscriptions are purchased exclusively through APH and allow students to install full versions of JAWS and/or MAGic on ANY computer they access (up to three machines). This allows students to have 24 hour, 365 day-a-year access to their computers at both school and home! One subscription purchase gives the student access to full versions of both JAWS and MAGic with all updates included. For more information, go to


Pauline Smith said...

I asked whether this subscription can be used by students in adult rehabilitation centers. I am an ex-officio trustee in a local program of that sort. I didn't get a clear answer to my query. My suspicion is no.

Paul Ferrara said...

It is only for K-12 students so probably not unfortunately.

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