• 39th Annual CSUN Assistive Technology Conference - March 18 - 22,2024 at the Anaheim Marriott

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Collaboration and Productivity: Google Workspace and JAWS

Date & Time
Wednesday, March 15, 2023 - 3:20 PM PST  
Platinum 5 (VISPERO)  
"Are you using Google Workspace apps? Have you seen the Google applications work in real-time with a Powerful screen reader like JAWS? Want to learn more about how you can write, edit, and collaborate on documents from anywhere? In this session, we introduce you to Google Docs, describe its layout, demonstrate its features, and provide useful shortcuts to improve your user experience. Whether you use it at home, at school, or at work, you’ll benefit from this task-based training highlighting important editing and formatting tools that make document creation and collaboration possible with this popular application. we will show you how to: • Turn on the Screen reader and Braille Support using keyboard commands • Create and open documents • Collaborate with other users • Get help in Google Docs and access a list of keyboard commands • Share a Google Doc using JAWS • Email a Google doc as an attachment"  
  • Higher Education
  • K-12 Education
  • Healthcare & Rehabilitation
Audience Level
Session Summary (Abstract)
Are you using Google Docs to collaborate in real-time? Want to learn how to write and edit documents in this Google Workspace application with JAWS? We’ll show you how to turn on accessibility settings in Docs, plus create, open, and share documents.  
Primary Topic
Blind/Low Vision  
Secondary Topics
School-to-Work Transitioning  
Session Type
Exhibitor Track  


  • Elizabeth Whitaker
  • Rachel Buchanan

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