5. Assistive Technology Testing

Objectives and Activities


By the end of this unit, you will be able to:

  • Use basic features of desktop screen readers such as JAWS and NVDA.
  • Use basic features of mobile screen readers such as VoiceOver and Talkback.
  • Identify assistive technologies other than screen readers that might be used in web accessibility testing.


  • Practice using ChromeVox screen reader for day-to-day screen reader testing
  • Experience web navigation with a screen reader as your primary means of accessing content
  • Self-Test 5


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