Blind Abilities Teen correspondent Simon Bonenfant sat down with Comcast Vice President of Accessibility at the Comcast Accessibility Lab. Tom and Simon demonstrate some of the latest features added to the Xfinity X! Box and remote control. Tom walks us through Voice Guidance accessible commands and menus along with demoing the ability to access HBO, Netflix and YouTube all with voice commands and button navigation if you so desire.
Check out our previous podcast with Tom and Simonhaving a conversation about Tom’s accessibility journey and his pathway to his present position as Vice President of Accessibility at Comcast.
Here is how you can contact Comcast Xfinity:
Comcast Accessibility Line 1-855-270-0379 Between 8 AM and Midnight 7 days a week.
Email at Accessibility@Comcast.com
And check out the Comcast Accessibility page on the web.
Contact Your State Services
If you reside in Minnesota, and you would like to know more about Transition Services from State Services contact Transition Coordinator Sheila Koenig by email or contact her via phone at 651-539-2361.
To find your State Services in your State you can go to www.AFB.org and search the directory for your agency.
Check out the Blind Abilities Communityon Facebook, the Blind Abilities Page, the Career Resources for the Blind and Visually Impairedand the Assistive Technology Community for the Blind and Visually Impaired.