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Accessibility support from the Library

Windows operating system

Microsoft now include many features that improve the accessibility of Windows 10.  These can:

  • Make Windows easier to use
  • Make Windows easier to see
  • Make Windows easier to hear
  • Make input devices easier to use
  • Make it easier to focus on tasks

The Ease of Access Centre is the starting point for most adjustments.  

Select the Start  button then Settings > Ease of Access.

Full details on what is available and how to select the right settings for you is on the Microsoft Accessibility site  

Web browsers

There are features within web browsers to help you work in a more efficient way that meets your personal needs.  Some browsers also have additional plug-in extensions  which you can install to add further features and enhancements

Microsoft Edgehttps://docs.microsoft.com/en-us/microsoft-edge/accessibility 

Chrome: https://www.google.com/accessibility/products-features.html

Safari: https://www.apple.com/accessibility/osx/

Firefox: https://support.mozilla.org/en-US/kb/accessibility-features-firefox-make-firefox-and-we

Chrome extensionshttps://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions