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Accessibility

Most websites, computer devices and mobile devices ensure that their products are accessible to all people of all abilities and disabilities.  This page will direct you to the most frequently used devices and software.  If you have any problem with changing settings, require leaflets in larger print  please telephone the Support Desk (U51) on 01245 424211 or 01245 424200 extension 25632.
Should you require further support for an accessibility requirement or feel you require specialist software please contact Learner Services www.writtle.ac.uk/Learner-Services  
 

 
Tools
Description
Links/Instructions
MyStudyBar
A portable open source and freeware tool, helps overcome problems that students commonly experience with studying, reading and writing.


MyStudyBar is available on all WUC Student PC desktops, it can also be downloaded for free from Eduapps http://eduapps.org/ and saved to a memory stick.
Assignment Word Template Assist in document navigation, creating automatic contents, page numbering and references. Available form your module/course page in Moodle or from www.writte.ac.uk/ITtraining - navigate to the Word section.
Windows Ease of Access


Windows ease of access can change various display options to provide the user with the most comfortable settings e.g. enable a magnifier, adjust size of icons, change colour displays.  Users with more severe disability may require specialised utility programs with advanced functionality e.g. Jaws for Visual Impairments.www.microsoft.com/enable

Press the Windows logo key  +U

Right click the Desktop, select Personalise, then Ease Of Access centre.
Accessibility Equipment
Screen filters, headphones, ergonomic keyboard and mouse can be borrowed from the Support Desk.  There is an adjustable desk in U48.t: 01245 424211
e: supportdesk@writtle.ac.uk
Room U51
I OS accessibility
For iPhone, iPad and iPod touch devices 
https://www.apple.com/uk/accessibility/ios/ for accessibility features.
OS X accessibility
For Mac books go to
https://www.apple.com/uk/accessibility/osx/ for accessibility features.
Accessibility using the Internet
Fonts and colours on web pages can be overided in all Web Browsers e.g. Fifefox, Chrome, Internet Explorer. 
The BBC has useful information on how to overide settings
http://www.bbc.co.uk/accessibility/guides/change_fonts/browser/win/