JAWS Screen Reading Help

JAWS is the premier screen reading program for Windows based computer users who are blind, have low vision, or experience other significant reading barriers including learning disabilities.

JAWS makes the computer talk, and can be used with nearly every standard application; including word processors, databases, spreadsheets, web browsers and email applications. It can read virtually all accessible text appearing on the computer screen, including navigation elements, dialogue boxes, menus, and content. JAWS also allows a user to select which elements to read and not read on the screen. 

Access to JAWS in provided in most University of Montana labs. JAWS instruction and support is provided by Accessible Technology Services in conjunction with UM's Office for Disability Equity.

How to request

Please click  the “Request Service” button at the top right hand side of the screen to watch a tutorial.


Accessible Technology Services, IT 
Social Sciences 120
University of Montana
Missoula, MT 59812
Appointments 406.243.4357 (HELP)
Request Service


Service ID: 49682
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