Document Testing with a Screen Reader

The ultimate way to ensure usability is to test your document for barriers with a screen reader. But using a screen reader can be daunting at first. This class focuses on the tools you need to know and the testing methods that will efficiently and definitively check your document for usability. Students leave the class with screen reader shortcuts and a checklist for evaluating a document.
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Class Starts April 4th 2024
8am - 11am PDT

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Document Testing with a Screen Reader

This 3-hour class takes you from beginner to confident tester. Just install NVDA and register for the class and we will give you all the tools you need to start testing your documents to ensure good user experiences.

This hands-on lab will kickstart your screen reader capabilities. Every attendee will be given a Screen Reader Shortcut Key Basics cheat sheet and a Testings for Accessibility/Usability Checklist they can use to move through any document with confidence.

Accessibility Topics Covered:

  • NVDA Interface/Settings
  • Basic screen reader shortcut keys for success
  • How to walk through your document
  • Key areas to check
  • Usability pitfalls almost no one ever catches
  • Checking tables for usability


  • Screen Reader Shortcut Key Basics cheat sheet
  • Screen Reader Usability Checklist

Wait List

Accessibility Class Waiting List

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