AFB Announces Learn NVDA, Free Online Video Tutorials

The American Foundation for the Blind is pleased to announce the availability of Learn NVDA, a series of FREE online video tutorials designed to help people who are blind or visually impaired learn how to use the computer and/or improve their computer skills.

The Learn NVDA tutorials cover how to use NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access), a free screen reader. The Learn NVDA tutorials will teach a person who is blind or visually impaired and entirely new to NVDA how to independently install the program and learn how to use it. Learn NVDA tutorials cover:

  • How to install NVDA on a computer
  • How to navigate Microsoft Windows with NVDA
  • How to use NVDA Hotkeys
  • How to install and use the Firefox Internet browser
  • How to use Microsoft Word and Excel with NVDA

Each tutorial contains step-by step instructions with audio of a presenter using NVDA and video of the computer screen. Additional tutorials from AFB will be available soon.

To learn more, or to share information about Learn NVDA with people who may be interested in using the tutorials, go to www.afb.org/learnnvda.