Posts under Accessibility tag.

Braille in Windows 10

How to download and use Braille in Windows 10

Keeping in mind the diverse needs of its customers and make their products more accessible, especially people with impairments, Microsoft introduced numerous additions and improvements in Windows 10. Support for Braille input and output through specialized Braille displays was at […]

Accessibility Guides

Download 5 Accessibility Guides from Microsoft

Personalized learning requires attention to the unique needs of all individuals especially, students with learning difficulties or physical disabilities or who are differently abled. Microsoft extends its support for personalized learning vision by offering technology that is accessible to every […]

Windows 10 anniversary Update

Accessibility improvements in Windows 10 Anniversary Update

Windows 10 Anniversary Update is just around the corner, i.e. on August 2nd. Microsoft recently announced the improvements in Accessibility in Windows 10 Anniversary Update. Here is a glimpse of what all is improved in the accessibility point of view: […]

How to use Windows 10 Mail App with a Screen Reader

The Mail app is one of the new default apps released with the latest Windows 10 operating system. With its simple design, new features and touch support, Windows 10 Mail client is perfect to be set as a default mail […]

New Keyboard Shortcuts in Windows 10

Windows 10 Ease of Access and Settings keyboard shortcuts

Windows 10 users who are differently abled are sure to find these keyboard shortcuts useful. These Ease of Access keyboard shortcuts will make it easier for you to operate Windows 10. Ease of Access keyboard shortcuts The Ease Of Access […]

Ease Of Access settings in Windows 10

The Ease Of Access in Windows 10 lets you make your computer more accessible, based on your needs. You can change a lot of settings to make your PC work the way you want it to, and can be useful […]

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Turn on high contrast themes in Windows 10 / 8.1

High Contrast Themes in Windows are useful for those computer users who have an eye-sight disability, since they heighten the color contrast of text, windows borders and images on your screen, in order to make them more visible and easier […]

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Windows Onscreen Keyboard: Options and Settings

The Windows operating system includes an Onscreen Keyboard whose executable is osk.exe. It is a part of the Ease of Access feature of Wind0ws, which you can operate with the help of you mouse, instead of the physical keyboard. In […]

IE11 makes browsing for the Blind & Visually Impaired, easier

Windows 8 includes several accessibility features that make working with the computer a lot easier for the challenged. Starting with Windows 8, Internet Explorer 11 has made things even easier for the Blind and Visually Impaired. Those of you who […]

How to use Narrator in Windows 10/8/7

The Windows operating system includes several accessibility features that make using Windows easier, for people with age-related or other disabilities. By the time folks cross the fifties, most will have vision, hearing, or dexterity impairments. Have dexterity and mobility impairments? […]

Activate a window by hovering over it with your mouse

When you have many windows open on your Windows desktop, to activate a particular windows, you have to click on it. But if you wish, you can activate windows and steal focus by simply moving your mouse to the windows […]

Change Notifications display time in Windows 10/8/7

Yesterday we saw how to change Windows cursor thickness & blinking rate to make it more visible via the Ease of Access tab in PC Settings. Today we will see how to increase or decrease the time, for which toast […]

Download Windows 8 Accessibility Guide from Microsoft

Microsoft has released an Accessibility Tutorials and a Fact Sheet for Windows 8 and it is now available for download from the Microsoft Download Center. The guide discusses the Accessibility features and options available in Windows 8. Windows 8 includes […]