Glossary » motor impairment
a loss or limitation of function in muscle control or movement or a limitation in mobility. This may include hands that are too large or small for a keyboard, shakiness, arthritis, paralysis, and limb loss, among other difficulties.
The wide variety of aids available include:
- software such as Sticky Keys that make difficult keystrokes more accessible
- voice recognition systems
- pointers controlled by mouth or head movements
- text entry systems to help enter messages with fewer keystrokes