Set up the JAWS Screen Reader on Windows


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Setting up the JAWS screen reader on Windows

>> In this movie we're going to install and use Jaws, a popular screen reader for Windows. If you're on a Mac this movie wouldn't apply to you, but in the next movie we'll go over a screen reader that comes built into Mac OS X. Jaws is a software program used by blind and visually impaired users to read off the screen to them. It's made by freedom scientific, so you can download it from their web site. We're at www.freedomscientific.com/fs_downloads/jaws.asp.

Jaws is not a free program, but a free demo is offered that will run for 40 minutes at a time on your computer. After 40 minutes you'll need to restart in order to use Jaws again. But this demo version does have all of the same features that a full version has. Scroll down the page and look for the heading that says demonstration version of Jaws. Click on the free demo of Jaws link to download the installer. Click on the Save File button, and the downloader will begin installing.

Once the installer file has ...

Setting up the JAWS screen reader on Windows
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Setting up the JAWS screen reader on Windows provides you with in-depth training on Web. Taught by Zoe Gillenwater as part of the Web Accessibility Principles

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