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How To Make Your Website Usable By Those With Visual and Other Disabilities

This page provides a number of websites that offer information and resources to assist you in making your website usable by those with visual and other disabilities.

How To Make Your Website Usable By Those With Visual and Other Disabilities

How To Make Your IPhone and IPad Apps Accessible

This very informative article explains how to ensure the accessibility of apps which you may be working on for the IPhone or IPad. In his conclusion the author points out that any effort expended to do this usually results in an improvement of the app for the sighted also.

How To Make Your IPhone and IPad Apps Accessible

How To Do It

The documents found in this section contain instructions for accomplishing specific tasks. Important Note: The majority of these documents were written prior to the advent of Vista and Windows Seven. They may or may not apply to them. We make no promises and caution you to proceed carefully if you choose to follow them in either of those two Operating Systems.

Visit The How To Do It Section

Windows Information Center

We are working on collecting the majority of Windows Operating system and Microsoft related material in this section.

Windows Information Center

The Accessible Devices Archive

This section contains a variety of material that we believe is worth continuing to make available. This includes articles on blindness, the internet, humor and medical research.

The Accessible Devices Archive

Computer Terms and Definitions

This page contains more than 1,100 terms, shown as headings, with their definitions shown immediately below.

Computer Terms and Definitions

Text And Internet Abbreviations

This page contains some of the abbreviations, and their meanings, commonly used in texting and on the internet. Abbreviations are shown as headings and the meanings appear immediately below.

Text And Internet Abbreviations

Product Text Manuals

We are working on making as many text manuals, for various products, available as possible. You may view the ones we currently have, by clicking on the link below.

View Available Product Text Manuals

Telephone Area Dialing Codes

Telephone area dialing codes presented in an accessible format. You may use your screen reader serch feature to locate a number or location. Headings are provided to break numbers into groups of hundreds.

Telephone Area Dialing Codes

The New Technology Report

The information found here reports on new technology either just entering the market place or just about to enter it.

The New Technology Report

Braille Writer Repair Services

We have gathered a list of locations where you can get your Braille Writer repaired. We neither endores nor recommend any of them.

Braille Writer Repair Services

DecTalk Express Cable and Repair Sources

If you need DecTalk Express cables or repairs here are a couple of places you might try.

DecTalk Express Cable and Repair Sources

Free Braille Calendar Source

This source offers free Braille calendars for the asking.

Free Braille Calendar Source

Free Braille Playing Cards

At the time this information was provided, free Braille Playing cards were available from this source. Be sure to include your complete mailing address in the message and put Braille Playing Cards in the Subject line. You'll need to allow several Weeks for delivery.

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Computer, Incoming E Mail, Sounds

We have placed all our incoming e mail notification sounds on one page for greater convenience.

, Computer, Incoming E Mail, Sounds

BIOS Beep Codes

Scratching your head as to what those beeps your computer sometimes makes mean? Here's some answers and a source for more.

BIOS Beep Codes

Comprable Window Eyes and Jaws Hot Keys

Need to know what hot keys in Jaws perform the same function in Window Eyes? This page can tell you.

Comprable Window Eyes and Jaws Hot Keys

Locating and Using Dictionaries and Language Resources Online

This very informative article provides a wealth of information about how to locate information resources.

Locating and Using Dictionaries and Language Resources Online

Kitchen Resource Center

This section will provide a number of useful resources, products and suggestions, to help you cook without sight.

Kitchen Resource Center

Accessibility Tips

This section contains information about products not specifically designed for the blind that members of the blind community have found to be useable. It also contains tips on improving the accessibility of products we use daily.

Accessibility Tips Products That Are Usable and Tips On Improving The Accessibility of Products We Use Daily

braille Overlays For Washing Machines

A possible source for Braille overlays for your washing machine.

braille Overlays For Washing Machines

Sources For Braille Cell Phone Manuals

Sources For Braille Cell Phone Manuals

Copy File Names Utility

This utility, reported to b accessible, allows you to copy file names, or the full file path and more, you choose.

Copy File Names Utility

VoiceOver Hot Key Commands

This is a list of VoiceOver Hot Keys, provided by The Mac Accessibility Team, that can be used when you pair your IPhone with a Bluetooth Keyboard.

VoiceOver Hot Key Commands

Accessible Apps And General Information For The IPhone, IPad and IPod Touch

On this page you will find websites that provide information as to the accessibility of Apps for Apple products. In addition you will also find audio demos demonstrating some of the various Apps.

Accessible Apps And General Information For The IPhone, IPad and IPod Touch

Qwitter, Hot Key, Quick Reference Guide

This quick reference guide will provide the majority of the hot keys you'll need for using the Qwitter accessibility interface for Twitter

Qwitter, Hot Key, Quick Reference Guide

Low Vision Blog

The blog is composed of informational content and videos about our innovative products for the visually impaired, inspirational stories, educational materials and tips for people who suffer from low vision symptoms.

Visit The Low Vision Blog Website

Application Hot Keys

Important Note: The hot keys found in this section may not work for all versions of that application. Applications change so quickly that it is hard to keep up.

Application Hot Keys

Useful Internet Resources

This page contains a number of links to websites providing a variety of resources. These include information about the correct ports to use when setting up a router, as well as hot keys for various applications and a resource for getting problem PDF documents converted.

Useful Internet Resources

Tutorials For Using Voice Over With Apple Products

This link leads to a page where you may download a zip file containing several excellent audio tutorials on using Voice Over with Apple Products.

Tutorials For Using Voice Over With Apple Products

Useful And Accessible Accessories

This page contains accessories that we have found both useful and accessible. They will work with products from more than one manufacturer.

Useful And Accessible Accessories

Special Features

This section contains material, that while not directly related to accessibility, we think many of you will enjoy.

Currently Available In Special Features

Touring the U.S.S. Missouri At Pearl Harbor. This audio tour is well worth listening to and contains some very interesting information.

Visit Our Special Features Section

Cell And Smart Phone Information

This page will allow you to view the general information we have about cell and smart phones

Cell And Smart Phone Information

Accessible Bible Resources

The Bible resources found on this page are accessible to the blind and visually impaired as well as being useful to sighted individuals.

View The Accessible Bibles Resources

Mood Text Suggestions For Skype

If you're looking for some new ideas for your Mood Texts we have some suggestions for you.

Mood Text Suggestions For Skype

Have a Windows Repair Problem Using Accessibility Features?

If you're a disabled computer user and need help with a Windows repair, Microsoft will provide it and, it's as close as your telephone.

Have A Windows Repair Problem Using Accessibility Features?

Need To Access The Internet Without A Computer?

If you have a need to use the Internet, but a computer is not available, this information will be of interest to you.

Need To Access The Internet Without A Computer?

E Cleaner Program

The E Cleaner program is an easy way to quickly remove those annoying greater than's before sending it on to another person. Although the program is no longer being developed, the developer has given permission for it to be made available. Simply install it and do the following. Copy the message you want to clean, open E Cleaner and paste the message in the text field that appears. Go to your context menu and click on clean. Now recopy the message with the greater than signs removed and close E Cleaner. We are making it available as both a .EXE and Zip file. If your computer doesn't want to let you download the .EXE file, go to the context menu and try using the Save Target As choice. If that doesn't work, just download the Zip file.

Download The E Cleaner .EXE File

Download The E Cleaner Zip File

Copy File Path Utility

The utility found on this page will allow you to copy a file path by using a choice that it places in your Applications menu. It copies the file path to the clipboard

Visit The Copy File Path Download Page

Primary Hot Keys For Getting Started With NVDA Screen Reader

Accessible Devices has assembled a list of the primary hot keys you'll need to know to get started with the NVDA Screen Reader. This is a work in progress so keep checking back.

Click Here To View The NVDA Screen Reader Primary Hot Keys

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Updated on ... August 30, 2014