genealogy4blind: Blind and low vision persons doing Genealogy/family history

E-mail forum where blind and visually impaired individuals can share ideas on how to do genealogical research about their family history using such sites as Ancestry ( and FamilySearch (

Other discussion may include, but is not limited to:

Setting up your own online pedigree chart and family records using such programs as Family Tree (,

Sharing useful keystrokes in various Windows screen readers such as JAWS (Job Access with Speech), WindowEyes, NVDA, etc.

Discussion of other electronic technologies which could facilitate the accumulation of family history information such as smart phones, Apple computers, Windows laptop computers versus Windows desktop computers, and so on.

If it concerns working on your family history while using accessibility paraphernalia for people who are blind, this is the list for you.