How ICT Can Help Disabled People
By Ollie Randall
The font of documents can be increased for the mildly visually impaired people and colours can be changed to form more of a contrast to the background, making the text stand out more. This would also be helpful for people who are colour-blind. The size of the whole screen can also be increased anytime to make viewing a whole page easier.
Most everyday computer tasks will not involve a great amount of listening, but if you are doing something like downloading/streaming a movie, make sure there is an option to display subtitles.
If you want to go somewhere but no-one's available to take you, taxis, coaches and disabled buses can be booked online to take you.
If you don't have much/any movement in your hands and arms, a foot mouse would be suitable for you. By moving your feet along it, you can navigate the screen and click on things just as you would with a normal mouse.
If you are unable to use your arms and legs to control a mouse, you could use an eye typer. This device responds to your eye movement and can click things with a slow blink.
A puff-sip/puff-suck switch is a piece of equipment that is activated by breathing down a tube. Only specific software are programmed for this device.