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How It Works: Modern Screen Readers
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Abstract:

This informal discussion-style presentation will introduce the architecture of a modern screen reader – 

the software used by blind and visually-impaired users to gain access to standard computers -- and 

how it evolved from the early days of computer accessibility. The presentation will include an overview 

of modern screen reading technologies and their relative strengths and weaknesses, as well as resources 

for learning more about individual products and usage patterns. Screen readers are a technology that