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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