Accessibility for Computer Users

This page contains reference to tips and advice for computer users. Most computer users are no technical experts and are unaware of what they can do to improve the accessibility of the technology they use.

Accessible Software

PRISM Break is a list of software programs that help you Opt out of global data surveillance programs like PRISM, XKeyscore and Tempora. For accessible software, the resource that comes closest to this is Accessibility Reviews: A community-driven resource to both find and share information on the accessibility of tools, services, platforms, and so on. (As of October 2023, the latest changes to the a11y.reviews repository on GitHub date from 2020.)

Accessibility Tips for Desktop and Laptop Computers

Accessibility Tips for Microsoft Windows and Office

Accessibility Tips for Apple Products (Mac OS)

Accessibility Tips for Linux Desktops

Accessibility Tips for LibreOffice

LibreOffice has documentation about keyboard shortcuts, but this does not cover accessing every part of a document, such as headers, footers or comments:

Accessibility Tips for Other Products

Browser Features and Extensions for End Users

Dyslexia

Fonts for Dyslexia

The following fonts were specially developed for readers with dyslexia.

Tools for People with Dyslexia

Keyboard Shortcuts

Other Links