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Accessibility Options & Software


There are many ways people with disabilities can change their device settings to make the Internet more accessible. Please check out the links below to learn about some of the accessibility options available that allow users to change background colors, preferred fonts, icon and text sizes, use screen readers, magnify screens, and more.


Microsoft Windows/ Office

Apple/ Mac OS X

Mobile Devices


  • JAWS Screen Reading Software - a screen reader for Windows.  A time-limited, downloadable demo is available. 

  • Lynx - a free text-only web browser for blind users with refreshable Braille displays. 
  • Opera - a visual browser with many accessibility-related features, including text zooming, user stylesheets, image toggle. A free downloadable version is available.  


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PDF and Word Docs

If your device does not have an Adobe Reader (for PDF documents) or Microsoft Office (for Word. Excel, and PowerPoint documents), Adobe and Microsoft offer free online readers.