Microsoft Word Using JAWS – Part 2


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JAWS is a screen-reading software.

This course is designed for individuals who will be teaching a student with a visual impairment how to use Microsoft Word using JAWS. This course uses Microsoft Word versions older than 2010. Participants must have already completed Part 1 of this workshop series.

Learn Advanced Skills for Microsoft Word

  • Proofread
  • Insert columns and tables
  • Use different styles

Learn Instructional Strategies

The workshop will cover lesson plans seven through twelve from the curriculum in Teaching Word Using JAWS for Windows from DeWitt & Associates. This is the book that is provided to participants in Part 1 of this workshop series. You will receive tip sheets and tactile graphics to enhance the lesson plans.



Individuals working with students who are BVI, including:

  • Teachers and BVI teacher consultants
  • Paraprofessionals
  • Parents
  • College students


  • MDE-LIO will provide computers for participants to use
  • Each participant should bring the book Teaching Word Using JAWS for Windows handed out in Part 1 of the workshop series


Request credits when registering for the workshop.

  • State Continuing Education Clock Hours (SCECHs)
  • Academy for Certification of Vision Rehabilitation and Education Professionals (ACVREPs)


Teachers, paraprofessionals, and other school personnel: $75

Parents/family and college students: $37.50