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JAWS Tips for Navigating Documents

August 19, 2020 @ 11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT

Description:   Do you need instructions on navigating documents with JAWS? Are you looking for strategies that will help your students read and edit text more effectively? Join this webinar and learn how to navigate different types of documents (such as Word and PDF) and identify keyboard commands for performing reading and editing tasks.

Instructors: Elizabeth Whitaker, Technical Writer at Vispero;  Mike Wood, Strategic Accounts Manager – Education at Vispero

Primary Core or ECC Area:  Assistive Technology

Target Audience:  Teachers, Assistive Technology Specialists, Parents, Students

Pre-requisite knowledge:   Basic understanding of JAWS

Lesson Plan Goal: The participant will learn strategies for efficiently navigating documents with JAWS.

Learning Objectives:  Participants will review at least three Navigation commands for determining document layout and formatting; Participants will insert and delete text; Participants will identify at least four JAWS Quick Nav keys used to move to specific parts of a document; Participants will apply the JAWS Quick Settings within a computer application; Participants will list two benefits of the Braille Viewer feature in JAWS and Fusion; Participants will list three benefits of the Text Viewer in JAWS and Fusion

Materials Needed:  Handouts to be sent prior to the webinar.

Collect CEUs: CEUs are only available for the live presentation at this time. To collect CEUs, please listen for the opening and closing codes during the live session and send these, along with your first and last name, to outreach@aph.org and a certificate will be emailed to you the following week.


August 19, 2020
11:30 am - 1:00 pm EDT