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Screen Readers

JAWS

Note: These resources assume you are using the most recent version of Windows and JAWS 2020 or later

Documentation from Freedom Scientific

JAWS Product Page

Freedom Scientific Main Training Site Including Links to Podcasts, Tutorials, etc.

JAWS Training Containing Downloadable Resource Documentation

JAWS Training and Resources for Teachers

JAWS Teaching/Training Modules (check back monthly as new sections are added)

Surf’s Up: Surfing the Internet with JAWS Lessons

JAWS Keystrokes (PDF)

JAWS Keystrokes (Text)

Braille Display Input Commands (HTML)

JAWS Quick Start Guide (PDF)

JAWS Quick Start Guide (Text)

JAWS Help System (ZIP file)

Note: After unzipping and saving the help files, select JFW.CHM to launch the primary help file.

JAWS Tandem Quick Start Guide

JAWS Tandem FAQs

Resources from Around the Web

Web Friendly Help: What's New in JAWS/Fusion 2021

Note: The resources below were originally created for earlier versions of JAWS and Windows, but are still relevant useful to teach beginning screen >?reader skills.

Iowa Braille School - JAWS Lessons

Perkins Paths to Technology: Tips on Getting Started with JAWS

YouTube Short Videos and Playlists

Freedom Scientific YouTube Playlists

JAWS YouTube Playlist Containing over 80 Different Bite-sized Mini-Lessons

Hadley: Using Outlook with a Screen Reader Series

Hadley: Using Word with a Screen Reader Series

Hadley: Getting Online Series (Includes both Screen Reader Specific and Non-Screen Reader Specific Resources)

Webinars and Podcasts

Teaching Web Navigation with Surf’s Up

Introduction to Microsoft Teams and JAWS

Introduction to Microsoft 365/2016 with JAWS

Freedom Scientific Webinars on Demand Page, Containing Many Additional Resources

NVDA

Note: These resources assume you are using the most recent version of Windows and NVDA

Documentation from NVDA

NVDA Main Page

NVDA User Guide

Resources for Purchase from NVDA

Resources from Around the Web

AFB Tutorials: Learning NVDA (Links to all Lessons are in the Right Sidebar)

NVDA with Windows 10 Basics (Note that you’ll Need to Scroll Down)

Hadley: Using Outlook with a Screen Reader Series

Hadley: Using Word with a Screen Reader Series

Hadley: Getting Online Series (Includes both Screen Reader Specific and Non-Screen Reader Specific Resources)

YouTube Short Videos and Playlists

Screen Reader Savvy (Encompasses NVDA and JAWS)

Tech Vision Tutorials Playlist: Learning NVDA

Mac with VoiceOver

Note: These resources assume you are using the most recent version of MacOS

Documentation from Apple

VoiceOver Getting Started Guide

First-Level VoiceOver Command Chart

Second-Level VoiceOver Command Chart

Third-Level VoiceOver Command Chart

Forth-Level VoiceOver Command Chart

NumPad Command Chart

Resources from Around the Web

Cheat Sheet for VoiceOver in Mac OS from Indiana State University

AppleVis: A Beginners Guide to VoiceOver

AppleVis: A Complete List of VoiceOver Keyboard Shortcuts Available on macOS

AppleVis: Main Page with Multiple Resources to Search and Choose From

YouTube Short Videos and Playlists

Mastering the Mac with VoiceOver Playlist

Webinars and Podcasts

APH Webinar: Getting Started Using Mac with Voiceover

Google Folder Containing MacOS Audio Tutorials and Podcasts