Computer equipment for blind or partially sighted users

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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.

Help and advice

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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