Join Us for Google Slides with JAWS

Are you new to Google Slides? Do you want to learn how to read, create, and edit presentations more effectively?

Join us Wednesday, December 9 at 11:30 AM Eastern time for a live webinar, ”JAWS with Google Slides.” This training is conducted by the American Printing House for the Blind (APH) through their Access Academy, and hosted by Vispero.

What Is Google Slides?

Google Slides is a free online presentation application included in the Google Workspace suite. It enables you to read, create, edit, and collaborate on presentations from anywhere an internet connection is available.

Google Slides is accessible with the JAWS screen reader. It includes keyboard commands for quickly navigating presentations and performing tasks. It is compatible with Windows-based web browsers such as:

  • Google Chrome
  • Microsoft Edge Chromium
  • Mozilla Firefox

What We’ll Cover

We’ll provide an overview of slide navigation, demonstrate basic tasks, and share helpful keyboard commands. Topics include:

  • Turn on accessibility settings for Google Workspace applications
  • Explore the Accessibility menu
  • Navigate the menus
  • Open and read a presentation
  • Create and save a presentation
  • Insert and delete slides
  • Add content to a slide
  • Edit and format content
  • Use Presentation Mode
  • Use keyboard commands

Register for this webinar to gain basic skills for using Google Slides with JAWS.

Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation & Education Professionals (ACVREP) credit is available for this webinar through live attendance only. If you are a professional seeking ACVREP credit, visit the Access Academy page for details.