Hands-on JAWS Screen Reader Training for Developers

Introduction

Website developers are becoming increasingly aware of the need to cater for blind and visually impaired users but little practical guidance is available.

In this hands-on course developers and testers can learn how to use the JAWS screen reader to test the accessibility of the websites they are building.

Duration: Half a day.

Who Should Attend? Website developers and testers.

Course Size: 1 to 3 people.

Cost: 600 plus VAT

The price is based on conducting the training at clients' premises in Central London. We can conduct the training anywhere else in the UK, in which case an additional time and travel costs will apply.

Agenda

  • How blind people visualise web pages.
  • The basic means of navigation with a screen reader.
  • Problems encountered by screen reader users.
  • The difference between being able to hear the website content and being able to understand it.
  • How screen readers work; the off-screen model.
  • Strategies for navigating a web page.
  • Verbosity settings.
  • Accessing Flash and JavaScript content.
  • Navigating data tables.
  • Navigating forms.
  • Foreign languages.

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