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Services for Persons with Disabilities

Screen Reader Software

Windows 7 and later comes with a basic screen reader called Narrator.

How to use Narrator

List of keyboard commands built into Windows 7

More Windows screen readers are listed below.

Mac OS X comes with a basic screen reader called VoiceOver.

Turn VoiceOver on or off:

  • Press Command-F5. If VoiceOver is on, pressing Command-F5 turns it off.
  • Press Command-Option-F5 to display the Accessibility Options panel, then select or deselect the VoiceOver option.

More information about VoiceOver

Mac keyboard shortcuts for accessibility features

List of keyboard commands built into Mac OS X


 

iOS comes with a basic screen reader called VoiceOver.

Turn on VoiceOver:

Press the home button three times quickly (formerly "Triple-click home").

Use accessibility features in iOS

Math Readers (must download both to use) for Windows.

For more information, see the NVDA Project blog.

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