Welcome to Accessibility Central
The aim of this
website is to bring together a variety of eyesight related
subjects - into one central area. Whether you are a shop owner
wanting to find out how to best serve vision impaired customers,
or a newly blind member looking for tips and tricks to assist in
everyday life, this site aims to hopefully have something for
everyone. Some links within my website are internal, while
others are New Zealand based or international. Please use your
Look for my updated pages and contact email address at the end
of the following table.
Translating this site into another
language (for people using screen readers)
To have this website translated into a language
other than English, please visit the google translate page at
the following link.
The From: language (that is English for this website) should be
selected by default and is a combo box;
the To: language (whichever language you would like to have the
page translated into) can be tabbed to.
After you have chosen your preferred language (using the combo
box), the next tab after that is the translation.
You should then see the webpage translated into the language
that you have chosen (for example Maori).
G Gibson New Zealand's first NVDA
certified expert 2017/2019
To find out who has been registered
worldwide as an NVDA certified expert, or to find out
more about becoming one yourself, please visit the
NVDACon2019 - NVDA's annual conference online.
The question has been asked...Which
weekend/s in August would suit most people for
take two minutes and access the survey at https://doodle.com/poll/sd5ubgyrbhibm5bw
complete the survey, please donít use Firefox because the
survey is not completely accessible in that browser. Select
the weekend or weekends that suit you best!
Recently updated: Added the
Microsoft Edge chromium based browser to the browser
list on the NVDA road tested programs page. Added the
following sections to the NVDA tutorials page: NVDA
now remembers the last 20 searches done; Filter by
search box for locating punctuation/symbols with NVDA;
Assign a shortcut key to hear what is spoken under the
mouse pointer; and Disabling Browse mode in NVDA.
Added a new section to the NVDA tutorials for Windows
10 page called Windows One Core voices can now be used
with the rate boost feature in NVDA. Added a new
section to the NVDA Addons page called Addon updater.
Hope to see you all at NVDACon2019!
New: Added a page called New
Zealand libraries with NVDA to the main homepage.
Added a page called Using the Microsoft Edge
chromium powered browser with the NVDA screen reader
to the NVDA tutorials for other programs page. Added
a new page to the main AccessibilityCentral.net
homepage called Blindness related resources.
The free screen
reader, NVDA 2019.1.1 has just been released. It can be
found at http://www.nvaccess.org/
To get your free copy of the SpeechHub synthesiser
package (which works well with NVDA), the SpeakOn MediaSuite
(which is a self voicing application), or the SpeakOn
CalcPad (calculator program) please visit http://www.speakon.org.uk/
Would you like to be put onto a mailing list to find out about
the latest tutorials etcetera added to this site? Do you have
any questions about this site? Then please feel free to email me
with any feedback (or relative information to pass on to
others) using the following link
Site last updated: 16th of June