Screen reader software works by reading out what is on the computer screen.
Screen readers can read text and computer commands. They can also read the descriptions of pictures on web pages.
There are many different screen readers available. Some are free, and some you have to pay for.
NVDA screen reader
The NVDA screen reader is free. A lot of people use it.
JAWS is a very popular screen reader for Windows computers.
Thunder was the first free screen reader for Windows computers.
DAISY books and AMIS software
Digital talking books means that people who cannot read print can listen to a book instead.
AMIS is the free software that reads out loud DAISY talking books.
WebAnywhere is an online screen reader that reads things out loud on the internet.
BrowseAloud is an online screen reader. It is free for users.
Companies have to pay to put BrowseAloud on their website.