Organizations/Employers that use NVDA in the USA. Who are they?


Kenny Peyattt jr.
 

Hi I was wondering what places of employment use NVDA in the US?


Kind regards,

Kenny Peyatt jr.


Armando
 

Hello. I believe that some schools for the blind use NVDA. For example, at my school for the blind in my state, some computers have NVDA installed.

Armando L. Vias
Main Telephone: (830) 542-2220
Email: armando@...
Website: https://armandovias.com

On Jan 16, 2022, at 8:55 PM, Kenny Peyattt jr. <p.wildcat1234@...> wrote:



Hi I was wondering what places of employment use NVDA in the US?


Kind regards,

Kenny Peyatt jr.


Quentin Christensen
 

I won't name names for privacy reasons, although I can say that we have been getting ever increasing inquiries from organisations about using NVDA in their workplaces.

Given that the program is free, including in corporate environments, there really is no barrier to being able to use it, so that's helpful for a lot of people and companies.  We have a page at: https://www.nvaccess.org/corporate-government/ which answers a lot of the kinds of questions we get asked by organisations.

A few years ago, we were sometimes asked about whether open source software was safe.  As more IT managers now understand how open source works, we don't encounter that nearly so often but there is a section on that page dedicated to just that query - including links to a number of government and large corporate policies mandating the use of open source software first.

If anyone does work for an organisation with questions about NVDA, or would like some backup approaching organisations, do feel free to write to me offlist at info@....  (Or if you have general questions, feel free to ask here as if you have a question, chances are someone else does too).

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 12:55 PM Kenny Peyattt jr. <p.wildcat1234@...> wrote:

Hi I was wondering what places of employment use NVDA in the US?


Kind regards,

Kenny Peyatt jr.



--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager


Devin Prater
 

The Gentry Technical facility in Alabama teaches NVDA to its students, unless there's some program they have to use JAWS for.
Devin Prater




On Sun, Jan 16, 2022 at 7:55 PM Kenny Peyattt jr. <p.wildcat1234@...> wrote:

Hi I was wondering what places of employment use NVDA in the US?


Kind regards,

Kenny Peyatt jr.


David Goldfield
 

When I was employed as a computer instructor at a local blindness agency in Philadelphia I installed NVDA onto the computers in the classroom and taught it to students when doing so was appropriate. I haven’t been working there since March of 2016 and so I don’t know if the software is still being taught in that agency.

 

 

David Goldfield,

Blindness Assistive Technology Specialist

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The Gentry Technical facility in Alabama teaches NVDA to its students, unless there's some program they have to use JAWS for.

Devin Prater

 

 

 

 

On Sun, Jan 16, 2022 at 7:55 PM Kenny Peyattt jr. <p.wildcat1234@...> wrote:

Hi I was wondering what places of employment use NVDA in the US?


Kind regards,

Kenny Peyatt jr.


Justin Harford
 

The organization where I work uses it, mostly because I use it.

Justin Harford (he/him/his)

program Coordinator (NCDE)

Mobility International USA (MIUSA)

132 E Broadway Suite 343

Eugene OR 97401

541-343-1284 ext 1014 (voice)

jharford@... (email)


On Jan 16, 2022, at 7:21 PM, Quentin Christensen <quentin@...> wrote:


I won't name names for privacy reasons, although I can say that we have been getting ever increasing inquiries from organisations about using NVDA in their workplaces.

Given that the program is free, including in corporate environments, there really is no barrier to being able to use it, so that's helpful for a lot of people and companies.  We have a page at: https://www.nvaccess.org/corporate-government/ which answers a lot of the kinds of questions we get asked by organisations.

A few years ago, we were sometimes asked about whether open source software was safe.  As more IT managers now understand how open source works, we don't encounter that nearly so often but there is a section on that page dedicated to just that query - including links to a number of government and large corporate policies mandating the use of open source software first.

If anyone does work for an organisation with questions about NVDA, or would like some backup approaching organisations, do feel free to write to me offlist at info@....  (Or if you have general questions, feel free to ask here as if you have a question, chances are someone else does too).

Kind regards

Quentin.

On Mon, Jan 17, 2022 at 12:55 PM Kenny Peyattt jr. <p.wildcat1234@...> wrote:

Hi I was wondering what places of employment use NVDA in the US?


Kind regards,

Kenny Peyatt jr.



--
Quentin Christensen
Training and Support Manager