This page has links to information about changing the way your computer works for people with a
disability. Here you will find ways to improve the way your computer
looks, sounds and works.
We have not tried to re-invent the wheel and write our own guides. We
searched the internet for reliable information that is useful to people
with a wide range of disabilities. The websites listed below are all
leaders in different fields.
If you or your organisation know of other useful guides please let us know
Enlarging text and images in your web browser (what you use to look at web pages):
web browsers will allow you to simply enlarge and reduce text and image
sizes through the options in the menu bar, or by pressing "Ctrl +" and
"Ctrl -" or other keyboard combinations. You can also change using the magnifying glass on some web browsers.
Getting the most from Internet Explorer, Chrome, Firefox, Safari and Opera
website is home to an organisation that sets web standards for people
making websites for people with a disability. Here you can find
information about customising the following web browsers:
BBC:My web my way
The BBC has taken a lot of time to create these pages. My web my way
helps people with a disability set up their computer so it's easy to use. It offers help to people who:
Abilitynet: My computer my way
is a national charity helping disabled adults and children use
computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology.
It explains why it is important to customize your computer so it works as well as possible for you.
Better Living through technology
website offers advice on simplifying software on your computer. This
information can be useful to people with a learning disability or those
that support them.