Screen Reader Access

 

The website of the Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 level AA. This will enable people with visual impairments access the website using assistive technologies, including screen readers. The information of the website is accessible with different screen readers, such as JAWS, NVDA, SAFA, Supernova and Window-Eyes. Following table lists the information about different screen readers:

Information related to the various screen readers
Screen Reader

Website

Free/Commercial

Screen Access For All (SAFA)

 

http://www.nabdelhi.org/NAB_SAFA.htm

Free

Non Visual Desktop Access (NVDA)

 

http://www.nvda-project.org/

Free

System Access To Go

 

http://www.satogo.com/

Free

Thunder

 

http://www.screenreader.net/index.php?pageid=2

Free

WebAnywhere

 

http://webanywhere.cs.washington.edu/wa.php

Free

Hal

 

http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=5

Commercial

JAWS

 

http://www.freedomscientific.com/jaws-hq.asp

Commercial

Supernova

 

http://www.yourdolphin.co.uk/productdetail.asp?id=1

Commercial

Window-Eyes

 

http://www.gwmicro.com/Window-Eyes/

Commercial

 

Speech Recognition Support

The website of the Office of the Commissioner for Persons with Disabilities complies with World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) Web Content Accessibility Guidelines (WCAG) 2.0 Level AA. This will enable people with mobility impairments, people with visual impairments and senior citizens access the website using assistive technologies, such as speech recognition software. The information of the website is accessible with different speech recognition software, such as Dragon Naturally Speaking as well as Speech Recognition support available in Windows Vista and Windows 7 operating systems. Following table lists the information about different speech recognition software:

Information related to Speech Recognition Software

Speech Recognition Software

Website

Free / Commercial

Dragon Naturally Speaking

http://www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/products/default.asp

Windows Speech Recognition in Windows Vista

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/windowsvista/speech.aspx

Commercial

Speech Recognition in Windows 7

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/windows7/

Commercial