The following is a list of specialist keyboards designed for people with physical, visual or cognitive disabilities. See my Keyboard Access page for information on keyboard accessibility, on-screen keyboards, one-handed typing and switch access.
For those who can’t access a standard or alternative keyboard, you could try an On-Screen Keyboard. These can be accessed via one or more switches or a pointing device… [more]
This keyboard is easy to use and set up. It is also extremely versatile if you’re willing to delve deeper it can do some amazing things… [more]
Standard Keyboard with Guard
No resource base should be without a keyboard with a guard. This guard from Inclusive Technology fits nicely over a keyboard it was designed for.
Perfect for youngsters who tend to inadvertently hit other keys, or need to be able to rest their hands on the keyboard while typing.
This keyboard’s size allows it to be positioned and mounted very accurately. It also allows a rollerball, joystick, or mouse to be brought closer to your pupil’s midline… [more]
Easy to use and easy to see, with 1″ square keys… [more]
An inexpensive way of making your keys colour-coded and easier to see. This can also be used to protect your keyboard from fluids… [more]
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