Glossary » accessibility aids
assistive technology; tools to help people with disabilities to use computers more effectively. Some general categories of disabilities, and some common aids include:
- motor impairments – Sticky Keys and Slow Keys, hardware devices such as head-mounted input devices and eye-tracking systems
- visual impairments – screen enlargement utilities, tactile and auditory output and text-to-speech systems.
- hearing impairments – visible alerts, speech-to-text systems, captioning
- cognitive impairments – reminder systems