Training and Certification

FREE Webinars

New in JAWS 17, October 14, 2015

Join us as we discuss several of the new features in JAWS 17 in this free Webinar series. Be among the first to hear the details about the new features of JAWS 17.

  • Smart Navigation for Web pages and HTML applications
  • New options in the JAWS Startup Wizard
  • New touch screen support

Windows 10 Basics with JAWS and MAGic, October 28, 2015

We show you how to navigate and use the basics of Windows 10 in this webinar, including a discussion of the return of the Start menu, finding all programs, searching for programs and settings, accessibility concerns, and more.

Introduction to Office 2016 with JAWS and MAGic, November 11, 2015

This overview of Office 2016 with JAWS and MAGic covers the important aspects of Office 2016. Topics include navigation for the ribbons and task panes; differences from earlier versions of Word, Excel, Outlook, and PowerPoint.

Domain-specific Scripts for Web Pages with JAWS, November 24, 2015

Learn how JAWS 17 extends our scripting functionality to enable you to create scripts that only load when a particular web site is being accessed, so you can customize a web page or application to your specific needs.

Voice Profiles with JAWS and MAGic, December 9, 2015

This webinar teaches how to use voice profiles with JAWS and MAGic. The lesson includes how to use the Voice Adjustment dialog box to create voice profiles for different activities, including settings for different languages, synthesizers, and punctuation levels, along with the more well-known settings for speech rate and pitch.

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Accessibility Training Modules

Freedom Scientific has partnered with IBM to create accessible training materials for any level of your organization. We provide both general and comprehensive training courses for associate employees and key stakeholders alike.

Enterprise eLearning Training Modules

PAID Webinars: Upcoming

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Training Downloads Page

The Training Downloads page is your one-stop source for finding many of the free DAISY and MP3 training materials we have available.

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Surf's Up Training

Surf's Up! - Surfing the Internet with JAWS and MAGic training has been updated to help instructors and students take advantage of new features. Surf's Up is a set of Freedom Scientific web pages that explain how to surf the web with JAWS screen reading software and MAGic screen magnification software. You'll also find many new and updated exercises for practice throughout. Visit Surf's Up online or get the Surf's Up downloadable version for use on computers with no Internet connection.

Accessibility and Usability

It is in everyone's best interest to create Web pages and other documents that are both accessible and easy to use. The easier a Web page or document is to use the more often customers will come back to your site. The faster someone can get their job done the better for everyone, whether that is doing research on the Web, filling out forms, or working on the job and getting every day tasks done.

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Hands-on Workshops and Other Training

Our instructor-led workshops will teach your trainers, key personnel, employees, or yourself how to effectively use our products. Our training workshops at your location or our Florida headquarters have no more than 10 or 12 students per class.

Hands-on Workshops

JAWS® and MAGic® Certifications

The JAWS and MAGic Certification programs are online knowledge-based exams for consultants, trainers, agency staff, and JAWS and MAGic users. Their purpose is to:

  • Increase product knowledge
  • Expand your skills
  • Create awareness of the free training resources available within JAWS and MAGic online
  • Help JAWS and MAGic trainers and consultants validate their product understanding
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JAWS Training Bundle

The JAWS Training Bundle, developed by the Freedom Scientific Training Department, contains over 50 hours of high-quality one-on-one JAWS training. The training was produced in audio format and uses the DAISY standard, which allows for easy navigation and bookmarking of the training material.

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Contact the Training and Services department.