NVDA all the way

An end to the end course to learn accessibility through NVDA screen reader

NVDA all the way is an extensive program about the screen reader Non Visual Desktop Access. This application will make any computer working on Windows operating system accessible for visually impaired and blind individuals.

What you’ll learn

  • Screen reader basics and introduction to NVDA. How to download and install NVDA. How to launch NVDA. Understand the NVDA modifier key. Customizing NVDA using Menu and Settings. Navigating your PC with system focus and system cursor. Browsing the internet using NVDA. Using NVDA Add-ons to make inaccessible apps accessible..

Course Content

  • Introduction –> 5 lectures • 9min.
  • Downloading and Installing NVDA –> 3 lectures • 26min.
  • Launching NVDA and understanding modifier key –> 2 lectures • 6min.
  • NVDA menu and settings –> 8 lectures • 1hr 7min.
  • Basic NVDA commands, shortcuts and input help –> 3 lectures • 19min.
  • Navigating with NVDA using system focus and cursor –> 2 lectures • 15min.
  • Accessing the internet using NVDA –> 3 lectures • 40min.
  • Additional Stuff –> 1 lecture • 14min.

NVDA all the way

Requirements

  • The only requirement is basic knowledge of Windows operating system and web browsers like Firefox, Internet Explorer or Google Chrome. Keep in mind use of braille devices is not covered in this program..

NVDA all the way is an extensive program about the screen reader Non Visual Desktop Access. This application will make any computer working on Windows operating system accessible for visually impaired and blind individuals.

What will you be able to do after completing this course

Use your Windows computer independently without assistance with the help of NVDA

Surf the internet using web browsers

Access applications like Microsoft office and mail clients

Customize NVDA settings as per your choice

Make inaccessible apps accessible using addons

Who should take this course.

If you are finding it difficult to use your Windows PC due to loss of vision

If you want to switch from JAWS screen reader to NVDA

If you are a teacher or parent of a visually impaired or blind individual and want to help them learn an independent living skill

If you are a developer and want to understand accessibility and NVDA screen reader from end user viewpoint

What is not covered:

Use of braille devices

Coding and debugging

Basics of Windows operating system

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