Parents' Guide to

JAWS

By ADK AccessAbility, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 8+

Super screen reader a game changer for kids who are blind.

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age 9+

Based on 2 parent reviews

age 9+

Outdated effects but good story

Great movie for scary movie beginners. Kids may still be a little nervous at the beach after viewing. Very outdated effects make it more comical than scary for most.
age 8+
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Is It Any Good?

Our review:
Parents say (2 ):
Kids say (2 ):
This is an outstanding, accessible software application for Windows-based computers; it's the most popular program of its type on the market for a reason. But there's a lot of learning to be done to use JAWS. Kids will have to understand the commands and memorize them and know how to use the various pieces of software on a computer. Luckily, there are good, accessible guides available that read aloud to support beginning users.
Once kids get past the first hurdle of getting familiar with JAWS's layout and style, they should be browsing favorite websites and using their computers with ease in no time. Keep in mind that JAWS is designed for Windows, so if your family uses a Mac, you may want to look at other options.
A bonus: JAWS now comes with JAWS Tandem, an additional screen-sharing tool that allows for incredible tech support.

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