physical disabilities



About MND Motor Neurone Diseases (MND) are a group of progressive neurological disorders: amyotrophic lateral sclerosis, also called Lou Grehig’s disease (ALS) progressive muscular […]

Motor Neurone Disease




BigKeys is a standard push-button keyboard but with bigger keys. The keys are 1″ square and are very clearly marked with text that is […]

BigKeys


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The following is a list of specialist keyboards designed for people with physical, visual or cognitive disabilities. See my Keyboard Access page for information […]

Keyboards for Disabled People





Sticky Keys is a free Windows accessibility features that helps people who find it difficult to hold down two keys at the same time.

Sticky Keys in Windows 10






Windows 8 Mouse Properties 2
Windows Snap To Snap To is an accessibility option in Windows that automatically moves the cursor to the default button (usually “OK”) in any dialog box. […]

Snapping the mouse pointer to buttons




Mouse tremor
Hardware Ten years ago IBM created a box that you could plug into your computer that would reduce the effect of tremors on the movement of […]

Solutions for Mouse Tremors


The Soli chip
I work with a number of people who benefit from the Micro Light switch to access computers, phones and tablets. The switch is suitable […]

Project Soli captures tiny gestures



Dasher Screenshot
The Inference Group at Cambridge University originally intended to create a method of entering text into PDAs and other mobile devices. The result, however, […]

Hands-free computer access using Dasher


Point-N-Click
It’s possible to download free software that allows people to use a mouse, or mouse alternative such as a rollerball or headpointer, without needing […]

Using mouse dwell (instead of clicking)




Windows 8 Explorer Options
Double-clicks are used to open folders and launch applications in Windows explorer (including on the desktop). They are used to open emails in Outlook. […]

Removing the need to double-click


Windows 8 Double-Clicking Speed
A double-click should be performed in pretty much exactly half a second. If you find this difficult to achieve then you can change the setting […]

Slow double-click speed




This page explains how computers can be accessed using keyboard shortcuts which, when combined with a mouse, can make using a computer much quicker. […]

Using keyboard shortcuts