RE: jfw for the blind or visually impaired

  • From: "Cy Selfridge" <cyselfridge@xxxxxxxxxxx>
  • To: <jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx>
  • Date: Wed, 16 Mar 2011 16:53:07 -0600


I doubt if there is any real criteria for recommending a client use JAWS.

There are simply too many factors to take into consideration. 

I suppose one neat way to decide is when the client decides to learn to
touch type rather than hunt and peck or have to look at the keyboard in
order to type. (LOLLOLLOL)

Cy, The Anasazi


From: jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx [mailto:jfw-bounce@xxxxxxxxxxxxx] On Behalf
Of Kimsan Song
Sent: Wednesday, March 16, 2011 4:18 PM
To: jfw@xxxxxxxxxxxxx
Subject: jfw for the blind or visually impaired



I wanted to post this here seeing as this mailing list gets lots of

My question is concerning the use of jaws and is the "screen" reader mainly
used for completely blind individuals or partially sighted individuals?

I am not a teacher for the blind, so it is interesting to me when a person
is told due to his or her "lack of vision" jaws will be reccomended. So, the
question raised here is where would a persons vision need to be at in order
to use jaws? If someone can read 20 point font or higher would jaws be

Any feedback would be appreciated.

Take care.


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