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You can easily configure your computer, tablet device or mobile phone to make websites more accessible.
Configuring your computer
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If you are using a Windows operating system
Windows offer many accessibility features in their Ease of Access Center.
Using the computer without a display through their screen reader, called Narrator.
Using the computer without a mouse or keyboard through an on screen keyboard or speech recognition.
Making the mouse easier to use by changing the size and colour of the mouse pointer and / or using the keyboard to control the mouse.
Making the keyboard easier to use by adjusting the way that Windows responds to mouse or keyboard input.
Using text and visual alternatives for sound.
Making it easier to focus on reading or typing by having information on the screen narrated and adjusting how the keyboard responds to certain keystrokes.
Further information on personalisation and ease of access for Windows can be found on the Microsoft website.
If you are using an Apple operating system
Apple also offer a range of accessibility features, these include:
Using the computer without a display through the Voiceover screen reader that lets you interact using gestures, a keyboard or braille display.
A magnifier to enlarge the screen, colour contrasting options to better see what is on display and an adjustable cursor size.
Dictation so that you can talk instead of typing.
A variety of devices to control the keyboard and menus, including a joystick, the keyboard spacebar and mouse track pad.
Making the keyboard easier to use by adjusting the sensitivity of the keys or using an onscreen keyboard.
Further information about assistive technologies for Apple computers can be found on the Apple website.