Features built into software or a device to allow the greatest number of users to operate them, especially features for people with disabilities. This can also be the extent to which a program or device is accessible.

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Good Speech Recognition Programs for disabled people [closed]

I am trying to help my friend, who is severely disabled due to autism. I have found out that speech recognition is a good interface for disabled people to interact with the computer. One good software ...
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Usage statistics for accessiblity software (screen readers)

I asked a question earlier about what cheap/free screen reader software was available, but now I am curious as to the usages statistics of all available (not just free) screen reading software. Is ...
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What accessiblity software (screen readers) is for windows?

What accessiblity software (screen readers) is for windows that's cheap?
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What music-playing software application would work well for a blind user? [closed]

I have a friend who is blind and enjoys listening to music. But he struggles with Windows Media Player; it's difficult for him to navigate to the song he wants, or control playback. I'd like to find ...
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Mouse anti-tremor solution?

My 73 year old mother is a surprisingly savvy computer user. She uses her computer for research almost daily. As she has gotten older, she has developed a tremor in both hands. This makes using the ...
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Positioning cursor using eye movement

I'm interested in replacing my mouse with a camera and software to automatically place the cursor under point on the screen I'm looking at. Where could I find something like this?
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How to make Google Chrome honor my Windows DPI setting?

Google Chrome doesn't seem to respect my DPI setting in Windows. I run at 150 DPI, but Chrome ignores that, meaning that images and text are teeeeeeny tiny. I hit: Ctrl + + Ctrl + + to zoom in. ...
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Utility for converting printouts to a large font

My grandmother would like to be able to print articles from the web in large type, so that any visually impaired people she distributes the printouts to will have a better chance at reading them. She ...
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How to disable the Accessibility feature / on-screen keyboard in Vista?

The pesky on-screen keyboard seems to find a way to make itself visible at my login screen every time I boot up. I've gone into the accessibility options and turned off the on-screen keyboard, but it ...