Third-Party Utilities to Enhance Accessibility

Visual Studio 6.0

A wide variety of third-party hardware and software products are available to make it easier to use personal computers. Among the different types of products available for the MS-DOS®, Windows, and Windows NT operating systems are:

  • Programs that enlarge or alter the color of information on the screen.

  • Programs that describe information on the screen in Braille or synthesized speech.

  • Hardware and software utilities that modify the behavior of the mouse and keyboard.

  • Programs that enable people to "type" using a mouse or their voice.

  • Word or phrase prediction software that enables people to type more quickly and with fewer keystrokes.

  • Alternate input devices, such as single switch or puff-and-sip devices.

To learn more about these products, see the topic "More Accessibility Information."