Assistive Technologies

  • Amplified telephone
  • Font resizing / larger
  • Hearing aid
  • Screen magnification or zoom
  • Cochlear implant
  • Screen reader (e.g, JAWS, NVDA, VoiceOver, ChromeVox)
  • Cane, walker, guide animal or other walking aid
  • Braille terminal
  • Wheelchair
  • Voice Control / speech recognition Software (e.g., Dragon, Siri, Google Home, Google Assistant, Cortana)
  • Prosthetics
  • Speech generating device
  • Wearable tech (not prosthetics)
  • Speech to text (i.e., Dragon Naturally Speaking, Google Doc Voice, Typing, Windows Speech Recognition)
  • Augmentative and Alternative Communication Device
  • High contrast mode or browser color preferences
  • Sign language interpreter
  • Alternative keyboard
  • Speech-to-speech transliterator
  • Alternative mouse or stylus
  • Visual aids
  • Keyboard-only navigation (no mouse usage)
  • Writing on paper
  • Switch access or head pointer or eye tracking
  • Typing with phone or tablet or other device then showing it to others
  • Joystick
  • Caregiver (friend, relative, professional assistant / aid)
  • Teletypewriter (TTY) or Telecommunication device for the deaf (TDD)
  • Closed Captions

Taken from a Google survey dated September 2019.


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