Online Training

Below is a list of the training we're offering at SVRC that will be delivered online. The sessions will teach you the basics and advanced skills for using assistive technology for students who are blind or vision impaired.

All courses require registration and are free.

iOS VoiceOver Basics

This course teaches the basics of using VoiceOver with iOS. You can take either or both sessions.

NVDA Basics

These two free online training sessions walk you through the basics of using NVDA - including navigation, configuration, typing/editing and browsing the web. Register below.

Windows 10 for Users with Low Vision

Learn how to make Windows 10 more accessible for users who have low vision. This includes changing the size of your mouse pointer, using the Windows Magnifier, inverting the colours and using web-based features to help make things easier to see. Registration is essential for this free online course.

ZoomText Basics

In this free one hour course, learn the basics of using ZoomText, magnification, screen reading, configuration... it's free but you do need to register. Luckily you can do that here.

macOS Basics

We're running two sessions on the accessibility basics available in macOS to help students who are blind or who are vision impaired. This 2-session course focusses on low vision features in week 1 and VoiceOver basics in week 2. Registration is essential - you can do that below.

JAWS Basics

This 3 session course covers some of the basics of using the JAWS screen reader. Including setting up/configuring. Keyboard navigation, Office apps (Word, Powerpoint and Excel) and also browsing the web. You need to register, you can do this below.