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Resources on accessibility software included in the eGranary, accessibility resources for computer users, assistive technology hardware, and other software included in the eGranary.
  • A Guide to Making ‘Easy-Read’ Information
    • This document gives simple steps to make sure you have created a quality, easy read format of material.
  • Access for Multiple Disabilities
    • This article focuses on three types of learners who benefit from assistive technology devices: hard of hearing learners, visually impaired learners, and learning disabled individuals.
  • Accessibility Barriers and Solutions
    • This chart compares various disabilities, how they effect web access, and the solution to the barrier.
  • Adapting Keyboards for Multiple Disabilities
    • This article gives technical and non-technical ideas to make keyboards accessible across a range of disabilities
  • AMIS DAISY Reader Translations
    • This page offers downloads of language packs and complete installers for the AMIS DAISY book reader. Users can download alternate languages, if the AMIS reader is already installed, or a complete installation file for languages. Includes French, Spanish, Tamil, Afrikaans, among others.
  • AMIS DAISY Reader User Guide
    • This User Guide offers basic information about features, system requirements, and orientation to the AMIS DAISY book reader.
  • Arabic Conversions
    • Software programs which have been converted for use with Arabic-based computers - includes Edgeless2, KwikLoupe, Mouseketeer, QuickRes Resolution Changer, RapidSet, Sonar5, Spr-Ot, T-Bar, Vu-Bar, Washer, and AT Toolbar.
  • Assistive Technology
    • This article focuses on three types of assistive technology and looks at how they are incorporated to meet individual needs and address educational standards for students with moderate to severe disabilities in public school settings.
  • Assistive Technology Solutions for People with Visual Disabilities
    • This page links to a database of assistive technology products to aid people with vision related disabilities. These categories give you descriptions of products, and contact information for how to speak with the manufacturers of these products.
  • Balabolka Text-to-Speech
    • Balabolka is a Text-To-Speech (TTS) program that allows users to convert on-screen text to audio files. These audio files can be saved in a variety of formats.
  • Designing Accessible Web Pages: Creating Web Pages Accessible to All
    • This page includes suggestions and example code to build accessible web pages, espcecially for those who are blind or have a vision impairment.
  • Designing for Accessibility
    • This page gives concrete suggestions as to Web sites can be built and designed in accessible ways.
  • F123 Visual User Guide
    • This is a user guide for the F123 Visual accessibility program. This guide offers keyboard shortcuts and installation instructions.
  • Guia F123 Visual
    • Esta documento es el guia del usuario de F123 Visual en español. El contiene atajos y otras informaciones que facilitará su uso.
  • Making Graphic Navigation Style Accessible
    • This article explains what graphic or spatial navigation style is and how it can be made accessible to people with disabilities.
  • My Desktop Zoom
    • DesktopZoom is a zoom/magnify program that can zoom an area around the mouse, zoom a fixed window or zoom the entire desktop.
  • NVDA User Guide
    • The NVDA User Guide explains how to get and install NVDA. It also lists the key commands and explains the configuration options of NVDA. A copy of the user guide is included with the program and can be accessed via the Help sub-menu in the NVDA menu.
  • Open Accessibility: An Overview of Projects and Communities
    • This article introduces the key issues, techniques, technologies and communities that provide accessibility, allowing open source to reach as many users as possible.
  • Other Software
    • A variety of useful software applications - includes Colour Calculator 3 (designing colours for webpages), Designers Ruler (an onscreen ruler), Colour Analysis Tool (for brightness and contrast), MouseMixer (easy swapping of primary mouse button), Mr. Memory (quick system memory check), MouseShade 2 (an on-screen spotllight), several screensavers (a skiier and a digital clock), and other downloads.
  • Swahili English Dictionary
    • Download a free Swahili-English / English-Swahili dictionary.
  • Web Accessibility for Older Adults
    • Includes suggestions for making the web accessible to older adults in several ways: navigation, color and contrast, font, page length, and distractions.
  • Web Accessibility for the Hearing Impaired
    • This article describes how web sites can be built to accomodate the hard of hearing.
  • Web Accessibility for the Visually Impaired
    • This page describes how web sites can be built for those who are visually impaired. It includes suggestions and sample code.
  • Website Design for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    • This article gives reasons why web sites should be built with the deaf and hard of hearing community in mind and describes what accessible web sites should look like.