Training and Certification

FREE Webinars

Webinar Training Room Orientation, January 21, 2015

This is an overview of how the training room and Freedom Scientific webinars work. It includes instruction on how to get JAWS help for the training room, and how to use the JAWS list of headings, links, and navigation quick keys in the browser window

FSReader 3 with JAWS, February 4, 2015

The Basic Training for JAWS and other training materials are in DAISY format. You can listen to and read the training modules by using the FSReader DAISY reader included with JAWS. You can also download training materials directly in FSReader using the JAWS Training Table of Contents located in the File menu. If there is an updated book available, FSReader automatically notifies you to download and install it. Use standard JAWS reading commands to read through the text in the DAISY books or press CTRL+P to listen to the narrated audio. Learn how to maximize your FSReader 3 experience in this webinar.

Using Mozilla Thunderbird with JAWS and MAGic, February 25, 2015

Mozilla® Thunderbird® is a free, open-source, cross-platform application for managing email and news feeds. It is a local (rather than a web-based) email application that is powerful yet easy-to-use. It is also very accessible from the keyboard and works well with JAWS and MAGic. We take a quick tour of Thunderbird, including set-up and basic functions, in this webinar.

BrailleIn with JAWS, March 11, 2015

Take command of your computer, laptop/netbook, or Windows based tablet from your braille display. Using the JAWS BrailleIn feature, not only can you read contracted braille output from your computer, but you can use the Perkins-style braille keyboard on the braille display to enter text in contracted braille. You can also fully control your computer right from the braille display. Learn how BrailleIn makes your braille display the only input/output device you need to use your computer to its full potential.

iTunes 12 with JAWS and MAGic, March 25, 2015

Join us to learn about changes in iTunes version 12 and how they relate to using iTunes with JAWS or MAGic. Learn about the popular BlindTunes scripts and how they can enhance your experience using iTunes and JAWS.

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PAID Webinars: Upcoming

Using JAWS to Test Web Page and Document Accessibility, December 2 - 18, 2014

Learn to use JAWS for testing Web pages as well as PDF documents in this series of six 1-hour lessons.

JAWS Training for Teachers and AT Trainers, February 3 to March 19, 2015

Are you an assistive technology (AT) teacher or a trainer? Do you need to be able to assist or help students who use JAWS? Are you a help desk support person who needs to support JAWS users in the field? If the answer to any of the questions above is "yes," this paid webinar is for you.

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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.

JAWS® Certification

The JAWS Certification program is an online knowledge-based exam for consultants, trainers, agency staff, and JAWS users. Its purpose is to:

  • Increase product knowledge
  • Expand your skills
  • Create awareness of the free training resources available within JAWS online
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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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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.

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