Screen Readers

Non-profit Computers for the Blind (CFTB), recognized last year with the 2017 Access Award by the American Foundation for the Blind (AFB) for making computers affordable and accessible, has further enhanced it’s program.

All CFTB Computers now come with a home edition license of the consumer’s choice of JAWS, Fusion, or ZoomText. These home edition licenses can also be used for home businesses, and those who work from home.

Additional program enhancements include:
Typio talking typing tutorial. Only $10 due to generous grant. Retails for $100. Demo is free.
Availability of additional upgrades and add-ons such as additional RAM and bigger hard drives.
Credit cards, checks, and purchase orders from agencies accepted.
Bi-lingual customer service and technical support staff with expanded customer service hours.
More volunteers and more volunteer shifts for quicker turn-around of computers. Wait list in currently under 2 weeks.
Revamped website.

For more details check out the CFTB Fact Sheet or call customer service at 214-340-6328.

  CFTB is saving agencies thousands of dollars and consumers hundreds of dollars compared to retail costs due to generous grants from Communities Foundation of Texas and donated software from VF0 Group.  Read about us on AFB’s VisionAware website and an article about our partnership with FS on their blog., pub-3447701155434117, DIRECT, f08c47fec0942fa0

David Jeppson
Executive Director
Computers for the Blind

Start with this main lesson with Jaws

Google Drive-Docs- etc with commands to get you going- audio/visual

to understand the commands to make learning all of google easier and enable you to fly around drive and docs, etc with ease and ability with talking software. Jaws is used as an example but all talking software will be similiar

Learn edit details with: How to do Google Docs/Drive with talking software with NVDA example-audio/visual

Then move to:

These commands will get you going. Download the newest 2017 addition of all 22 pages of google-web/drive commands and you will have it all at your finger tips: New Keyboard shortcuts for Google Docs & Web 2017


Windows 10 with Word 2016 setup--Get Word setup with all its defaults and learn the about some of the major changes in Word. This follows the 1st lesson on basic navigation of Windows 10 and word 2016. Between these 2 lessons, you will have the power to move along quickly.

Basic navigation for Word 2016 on Windows 10- Quickly navigate into Word 2016 and learn about all aspects of the open option window. Then open a blank document and learn the layout of the Menus–Audio Visual Lesson

Find the knowledge you are looking for with:

Basic navigation for Word 2016 on Windows 10

Windows 10 with Word 2016 setup

Windows 10, file explorer & spell check in word 2016

Windows 10 commands list-9 pages of commands –free


Font Resize