Technology Tutorials

Using the NVDA Screen Reader

An overview of NVDA (Non-Visual Desktop Access) including getting started, general settings, and voice settings.

Applying for and Using the NLS BARD Site

Simple instructions on applying for a BARD account and using the BARD website to obtain reading materiel for use with the NLS Talking Book Player.

Using Facebook Mobile with a Screen Reader

This is an four part video series that introduces the viewer to using Facebook Mobile with a screen reader.  Topics covered include account setup, navigation, finding friends, and liking pages.

Creating and Opening Microsoft Word Files with a Screen Reader

This tutorial covers how to create new and open existing documents with a screen reader.  Microsoft Word 2010 with NVDA on Windows 7 were used to produce this video.

How to Run Spell Check With a Screen Reader

This tutorial covers how to run spell check with a screen reader.  Microsoft Word was used with JAWS to produce this video.