Phonetics and Syntax reading with NVDA


Sukil Etxenike


Demonstrates how we can read phonetic symbols by using the Char Info addon, and how to add them to the punctuation / symbols dictionary. That way, synthesizers which don’t support them can speak them when they occur. Additionally, a discussion about a method to create syntax trees in Microsoft Excel in an accessible way, by merging cells to show both constituency and hierarchy of nodes in an accessible and readable way for both blind and sighted people.
More info on reading phonetics and creating accessible hierarchies can be found on the speaker’sblog at