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Article: Guide to Assistive Technology

Computer Accessibility

Table of Contents
  1. General Product Information
  2. Assistive Technology in Education
  3. Assistive Technology in the Workplace
  4. Computer Accessibility
  5. Funding Assistive Technology
  6. Tools for Persons who are Deaf or Hard of Hearing
  7. Tools for Persons who are Blind or Visually Impaired
  8. Mobility
  9. Speech and Language Tools

There are different computer software programs and functions that help individuals with disabilities. For example, a person with limited vision can increase the size of the font on the screen for easier reading or keyboard functions can be used instead of a mouse.

Hewlett-Package, IBM, Apple, and Microsoft sponsor websites dealing specifically with the accessibility of their products. Learn about the different features that make their products more accessible. There is also information on other assistive technologies that make it easier for people with disabilities to use a computer.

To access their websites go to:

HP Accessibility

IBM Accessibility

Apple Accessibility

Microsoft Accessibility

Last Updated on 8/22/2017