Wednesday, November 03, 2010

7 Steps to Make Computers Accessible for the Elderly

These steps all use tools that are built in to Windows and can help with eyesight and other difficulties.
The main focus is on improving visibility with some tips on using sounds and keystrokes for pain and stiffness in fingers.
There are tips on these topics:

  •     Screen Resolution
  •     Contrast
  •     Sizing Fonts and Icons
  •     Start Menu buttons
  •     Magnifier
  •     Keystrokes
  •     Mouse
Some of the tools are useful for almost everyone, have a look and you might find something that will make computing easier.