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As computers require the use of a mouse, touch screen or a keyboard and reading text they can be more difficult to use for a number of reasons. For example, if you have a disability, a visual or hearing impairment, a learning difficulty or dexterity problems. There are some steps that you can take to help make your computer easier to use without having to purchase new equipment.

How you can adapt your computer or mobile device at home
There are a number of things that you can do at home free of charge to make your computer easier to use such as:

Adjust the text size of your computer
Slow down the speed of your mouse
Make your keyboard easier to use
Change the colours on the screen of your computer
Make your computer speak
and much more!
For more information on how to adapt and customise your computer at home please visit:

For more information on how to make your mobile device such as your smart phone, tablet or ipad please visit:

If you need more support to make your computer more accessible specialist equipment and software is available to buy which may help. Information about this adaptive equipment is also available on the www.abilitynet.org.uk