This section lists computer hardware which may assist users who are blind or partially sighted to use a computer. The section includes: keyboards with large print and / or keys; Braile keyboards, Braille displays and embossers; notetakers and screen magnifiers.
Many of the items listed in this section may require software which is not listed on Living made easy. For details of software contact:
Find out about obtaining funding for an adapted computer with AbilityNet's guide: 'Funding for an adapted computer'.
Blind computer users may choose to use a standard keyboard if they can learn the arrangement of the keys for touch typing but may require speech output software or a Braille display to monitor what they have typed or selected.1
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