Using the JAWS screenreader on the Web – a new online tutorial for beginners

The WebAIM (Web Accessibility in Mind) site contains a wealth of fantastic resources relating to web accessibility, both for the ‘techie’ and ‘not-so-techie’ reader!

The site now includes a useful new tutorial aimed at beginners on how to use the JAWS sceenreader with the internet. This is useful for those of you who are supporting students new to JAWS, who want to learn more about how a screenreader works, or who want to test how accessible specific web pages are for blind users.

The tutorial includes all the basic keyboard commands you’ll need to get started, plus handy tips and links to further resources including where to download a free demonstration copy of JAWS. Click here to access the tutorial.

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