[Athen] unix screenreader and JAWS & webex
jeffreydell99 at gmail.com
Fri Jul 1 08:38:04 PDT 2011
Orca is the screen reader for Linux which works on the gnome desktop.
This desktop can also be used on Unix if I'm not mistaken.
Here are some links for blogs and websites for Orca and Accessibility
on the Linux/Unix platforms
On 7/1/11, Greg Kraus <greg_kraus at ncsu.edu> wrote:
> Orca is the main screen reader for Linux. You just bring up a terminal
> window and type the command "orca".
> WebEx has issues with JAWS. The accessibility is all achieved through
> keyboard shortcuts, and fully navigating everything in the UI is
> extremely difficult if not impossible for some things.
> Greg Kraus
> University IT Accessibility Coordinator
> Office of Information Technology
> North Carolina State University
> On Fri, Jul 1, 2011 at 11:13 AM, Howard Kramer <hkramer.atsol at gmail.com>
>> Hello All:
>> Does anyone have any experience or knowledge of a screenreader for a Unix
>> environment. I'm sure I've heard that there is a screenreader for linux.
>> I think I've also heard that WebEx is not very screenreader or JAWS
>> friendly. Can anyone verify this?
>> Howard Kramer
>> AHG Conference Coordinator
>> Access Specialist
>> fax: 492-5601
>> Disability Services
>> Division of ODECE- achieving excellence through diversity and inclusion
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