screen readers

Richmond richmondmathewson at
Thu Aug 27 10:59:11 CEST 2015

On 08/27/2015 11:52 AM, Mark Schonewille wrote:
> Graham,
> A screen reader is software that allows visually challenged or 
> visually impaired people 

Oh, Joy! There we are!

> to understand what is currently on their computer screen. It allows 
> them to find the right control so they can press the return key or 
> space bar to activate that control and it allows them to hear text 
> that is displayed on the screen. A very well-known screen reader is 
> JAWS but there are quite a few other commercial and open-source screen 
> readers available. I believe the term "accessibility" is most 
> appropriate in this matter.
> -- 
> Best regards,
> Mark Schonewille


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