Dragon NaturallySpeaking: A speech recognition software package for Windows (Dragon for Mac is also available) that allows speech to be transcribed into written text, recognizes spoken commands, and can speak text content of a document (text-to-speech).
Dwell Clicker: A Windows application that allows users to a mouse or other pointing device without clicking buttons. It is ideal for people with repetitive strain injury and people who use alternative pointing devices such as a joystick.
JAWS (Job Access with Speech): A commonly used screen reader for Microsoft Windows, produced by Freedom Scientific. JAWS is an expensive program, so many screen reader users have shifted to NVDA.
KeyStrokes: A full-function, advanced on-screen keyboard providing people with physical impairments as well as graphic tablet and touch screen users full access to the computer.
NVDA (Non Visual Desktop Access): A free, open source screen reader for Microsoft Windows developed by the blind community.
On-Screen Keyboard: An accessibility utility that displays a virtual keyboard on the computer screen, that allows people with physical impairments to type data by using a pointing device or joystick.
Software that interfaces with a computer’s graphical output to present enlarged screen content. Ranges of 1 to 16 times magnification are common with screen magnifiers.
Screen Reader: A software application that attempts to convey what people with normal eyesight see on a display to users via non-visual means, like text-to-speech, sound icons, or a Braille device.
A screen reader developed by Google that is built-in to many Android devices.
VoiceOver: A built-in screen reader on Mac operating systems that supports refreshable braille displays.
Zoom: An inbuilt zoom feature in Android devices.