Accessibility

BrowseAloud

BrowseAloud reads web pages aloud for people who find it difficult to read online. Reading large amounts of text on screen can be difficult for those with literacy and visual impairments.

A significant proportion of the population have difficulties reading online, many of whom have already downloaded BrowseAloud. Find out more about this product and if it can help you, the user version is free.

Please note: ManageMe.org.nz is not responsible for any programs you install and use on your computer, we merely supply these links as a guidance.

Microsoft Computing Guide for Boomers

Having trouble seeing things on your computer screen? By the time we reach our fifties, two-thirds of us have vision, hearing, or dexterity impairments that will impact our computer use. Discover easy ways to customize your computer without downloading or purchasing anything. Visit the Microsoft Computing Guide website for more info.

Key sections include:

  • 5 Ways to Make Your Keyboard Easier to Use
  • Magnify Your Screen and Zoom in On the Web
  • PC Setup and Maintenance.

Microsoft Guides by Impairment

The Microsoft Guides by Impairment website offers a list of assistive technology products and links to tutorials for accessibility features that are helpful for specific types of difficulties and impairments.

Key sections include:

  • Vision Difficulties and Impairments 
  • Dexterity Difficulties and Impairments 
  • Hearing Difficulties and Impairments
  • Learning Difficulties and Impairments 
  • Language and Communication Difficulties and Impairments.

My Web My Way (BBC)

Do you need help in making the web easier to use? The My Web My Way website explains the many ways you can change your browser, computer, keyboard and mouse settings to make the web more accessible to you.

Key sections include:

  • Help with seeing websites
  • Help with hearing websites
  • Help with your keyboard and mouse
  • Help with reading websites
  • Help with filling in web forms.