This page has links to information for people with a disability. Here you will find help to improve the way your computer looks, sounds and works.
We have not tried to re-invent the wheel and write our own guides.
We searched the internet for reliable information that is useful to people with a wide range of disabilities. The websites listed below are all leaders in different fields.
If you or your organisation know of other useful guides please let us know.
BBC: My web my way
The BBC has taken a lot of time to create these pages. My web my way helps people with a disability set up their computer so it's easy to use. It offers help to people who:
- can't see very well
- are blind
- can't hear very well
- find words difficult
- find a keyboard or mouse hard to use
Abilitynet: My computer my way
AbilityNet is a national charity helping disabled adults and children use computers and the internet by adapting and adjusting their technology. It explains why it is important to customize your computer so it works as well as possible for you.
Better Living through technology
This website offers advice on simplifying software on your computer. This information can be useful to people with a learning disability or those that support them.
This website is home to an organisation that sets web standards for people making websites for people with a disability. Here you can find information about customising the following web browsers:
- Apple Safari - Features: Accessibility
- Google Chrome - Windows Accessibility Features
- Microsoft Internet Explorer -
- Firefox - Accessibility
- Opera - Personalize Opera
Enlarging Text and Images In Your Web Browser: Most web browsers will allow you to simply enlarge and reduce text and image sizes through the options in the menu bar, or by pressing "Ctrl +" and "Ctrl -" or other keyboard combinations.