More information and useful links
A selection of useful websites that give more information on seeing websites
Links to organisations directly related to vision impairment:
The AbilityNet website has information, factsheets and step-by-step guides on approaches and technology to help with vision impairment.
The British Computer Association of the Blind is a self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users. This website contains a lot of useful IT-related information.
The Royal National Institute of the Blind website includes a wealth of information on all aspects of vision impairment, including computer access and other technologies.
Links to other useful sites:
This section of the Apple website contains information on all aspects of disabled access to the Macintosh.
This is the links page on the RNIB website and is a comprehensive list of UK vision related organisations, access technology suppliers and trainers.
Links to other useful software:
VisioVoice is an application that enhances access to Mac OS X for blind and vision impaired users. VisioVoice comes bundled with Infovox iVox,
InfoVox natural voices
System-wide keyboard shortcuts
Provides virtually complete access to Mac OS X and all standard Mac applications for people who can only use one or more switches. It offers full mouse and keyboard emulation by means of a so-called scanning mode.
Fire Vox is an open source, freely available talking browser extension for the Firefox web browser.
Free open source virtual magnifying glass. Free for Mac OS x 10.4 or higher.
A Firefox add-on for dealing with 'CAPTCHA’ graphics. Requires Firefox 3.0 or higher.
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