A utility in Control Panel for most versions of Microsoft Windows that allows you to adjust the behavior of the keyboard, mouse, and display to suit the needs of individuals with impaired eyesight, hearing, or motor skills. Accessibility Options are part of Microsoft’s initiative to provide access to computer technology to all individuals, regardless of their physical impairments.
Settings for Accessibility Options include the following:
Windows 98 and Windows 2000 include an additional wizard called the Accessibility Wizard that allows you to configure accessibility options on your computer. Additional accessibility utilities include Magnifier, Narrator, and On-Screen Keyboard.
Microsoft product documentation and books from Microsoft Press are available in alternative formats from Recording for the Blind and Dyslexic and Microsoft Accessibility and Disabilities Group at the following Web sites.