Carroll Center for the Blind's New Book Offers Guidance for Web Browsing Using Screen Readers
Sometimes, one web browser isn't enough. A new book provides guidance on web browsing with popular browsers to improve experiences for blind and visually impaired screen reader users.
In just the last few years, many popular web browsers have become more accessible for people with diverse abilities and needs, including for blind and visually impaired screen reader users. The new book, When One Web Browser Is Not Enough: A Guide For Windows Screen Reader Users (https://carroll.org/
"Websites are complex animals. When things go wrong with one browser, your first line of defense is often to switch browsers," said Kingsbury. "By learning about the different strengths and weaknesses of popular web browsers, you'll quickly find the best web browsing experience for you."
People who are blind and visually impaired often use audible screen reading software to access digital content on computers and smartphones. As people around the world continue to rely on websites for everything from banking to entertainment, the need to effectively use different web browsers is more important than ever. The Carroll Center for the Blind produced the book as a tool for people to remain connected in the increasingly digital world while having the best web browsing experience with a screen reader. In addition to resources like this book, the Carroll Center for the Blind also offers specialized assistive technology training. For more information on technology training, please contact our Director of Admissions.
When One Web Browser Is Not Enough: A Guide For Windows Screen Reader Users is available to purchase in Word format for $20.00 on the Carroll Center store website.
About the Carroll Center for the Blind
Established in 1936, the Carroll Center for the Blind empowers those who are blind and visually impaired to achieve independence and to lead a fulfilling life. The nonprofit organization provides services for individuals of all ages including vision rehabilitation services, vocational and transition programs, assistive technology training, educational support, accessibility consulting, services for seniors, and a low vision and blindness store. For more information, visit https://www.carroll.org
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