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Report on NVDA with E-Speak and BookShare Online Library

A picture of participants with the award at the workshop

With the objective to sensitize and impart the skillset in handling NVDA – the Screen Reader and the usage of BookShare Online Library for the print disabled to the Special Educators, Karna Vidya Technology Centre in collaboration with Computer and Internet Society conducted a one-day Workshop on NVDA with E-Speak and BookShare Online Library on 27 02 2016 (Saturday) at Karna Vidya Technology Centre. Special Educators from Chennai, Kanchipuram and Thiruvallur totaling 48 have participated actively and got benefited from the Workshop.

Sessions on introduction to and installation of NVDA, Tour of different Menus and Cursors, Learning Tamil Keyboard Layout and introduction to BookShare Library were held with practical exercises.  All the Special Educators were given participation certificates along with handouts on NVDA, Tamil Keyboard and BookShare in a folder. Many Special Educators expressed their satisfaction and appealed for a full-fledged workshop for 3-4 days to have an in-depth understanding of NVDA and BookShare Library.

Ms. Divyashree, Deputy Collector trainee, Thiruvallur and other guests graced the function by their precious presence. 

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