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Helpful Computer Guide Websites
Microsoft Computing Guide for Boomers
Having trouble seeing things on your computer screen? By the time we reach our fifties, two-thirds of us have vision, hearing, or dexterity impairments that will impact our computer use. Discover easy ways to customize your computer without downloading or purchasing anything. Visit the Microsoft Computing Guide website »
Microsoft Guides by Impairment
This website offers a list of assistive technology products and links to tutorials for accessibility features that are helpful for specific types of difficulties and impairments.
My Web My Way (BBC)
Do you need help in making the web easier to use? This site explains the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible to you.
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BrowseAloud... Making Websites Talk
BrowseAloud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online. Reading large amounts of text on screen can be difficult for those with literacy and visual impairments.
A significant proportion of the population have difficulties reading online, many of whom have already downloaded BrowseAloud. Find out more about this product and if it can help you, the user version is free.
Note: Disability Connection are not responsible for any programs you install and use on your computer, we merely supply these links as a guide of your options.