JAWS: Testing for Website Accessibility (Assistive Technology & Digital Accessibility Webinar)

Presented on Wednesday, August 30, 2023, from 10 am to 11 am PT

An essential part of ensuring that a website is accessible is to test the site with a screen reader. In our previous webinar, Michael Parker (Web Accessibility Specialist and DHS Trusted Tester) and Marisa Church (Assistive Technology Specialist and Expert Screen Reader) demonstrated how to test a website with the JAWS screen reader.

Learning Outcomes

  • Understand the importance of testing websites with a screen reader.
  • Learned how to test a website with a screen reader.
  • Discussed the difference between using the Say All command and Tab to navigate a webpage.
  • Learned about basic JAWS settings required for testing.
  • How to use the Virtual HTML Features and Text Viewer in JAWS for quicker testing.

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