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Tutorials on
Windows Accessibility Features

How to set Accessibility Features in Windows 2000

How to set Accessibility Features in Windows XP

How to set Accessibility Features in Vista

How to set Accessibility Features in Windows 7




Tutorials on
Creating Keystroke Shortcuts
for Desktop Icons

Instructions for keyboard users

Instructions for mouse users

 

 

Links to online Tutorials for some Adaptive Software Programs

Dragon Naturally Speaking

 

 

ZoomText is a magnifier/screenreader that echoes typing, reads information pointed to by the mouse, and speaks program events as they occur.
Information from the manufacturer is available at:

    Zoomtext (all versions)
    User's Guides and Quick Reference Guides are available for download from AI Squared.

    The guides are availabe in Word document format and as PDF files.

    Documentation Page

Five excellent JAWS tutorial modules from Cathleen Beaver at the Center for Assistive Technology at the University of Buffalo.

http://cat.buffalo.edu/

You can download all five modules at once or each module individually.

Delivered in PDF format here.

 

JAWS (Job Access With Speech)

 

 

JAWS is a screenreading software program. Information from the manufacturer is available at:

Six excellent JAWS tutorial modules from Cathleen Beaver at the Center for Assistive Technology at the University of Buffalo.

http://cat.buffalo.edu/

You can download all six modules at once or each module individually.

Delivered in PDF format here.

 

 

Zoomtext

 

 

ZoomText is a magnifier/screenreader that echoes typing, reads information pointed to by the mouse, and speaks program events as they occur.
Information from the manufacturer is available at:

    Zoomtext (all versions)
    User's Guides and Quick Reference Guides are available for download from AI Squared.

    The guides are availabe in Word document format and as PDF files.

    Documentation Page

Five excellent JAWS tutorial modules from Cathleen Beaver at the Center for Assistive Technology at the University of Buffalo.

http://cat.buffalo.edu/

You can download all five modules at once or each module individually.

Delivered in PDF format here.

 

 

Kurzweil 1000
for Blind Readers

 

 

 

Kurzweil 1000TM is software that makes printed or electronic text readily available to people who are blind or visually impaired. It combines accessibility, communication and productivity tools to ease and enhance their reading, writing and learning experience.

Information from the manufacturer is available at:

    Kurzweil 1000 Reference Guides are available in many different formats:

    PDF, Word, .txt, DAISY, MP3, and others.

    Download Page

Five excellent JAWS tutorial modules from Cathleen Beaver at the Center for Assistive Technology at the University of Buffalo.

http://cat.buffalo.edu/

You can download all five modules at once or each module individually.

Delivered in PDF format here.

 

Kurzweil 3000
for

 

 

 

Kurzweil 3000 TM is software that makes printed or electronic text readily available to people who are blind or visually impaired. It combines accessibility, communication and productivity tools to ease and enhance their reading, writing and learning experience.

Information from the manufacturer is available at:

    Kurzweil 300 Reference Guides and Video Demonstrations are available in many different formats.

    Download Page

 

OpenBook 8.0
Scan and Read Software

 

 

 

OpenBook allows the user to scan and convert printed documents or graphic based text into an electronic text format using accurate optical character recognition and quality speech.

Information from the manufacturer is available at:

    OpenBook 8.0 User Manuals and Quick Start Guides are available in .txt and PDF formats.

    Download Page