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The Windows 10 Accessibility Handbook: Supporting Windows Users with Special Visual, Auditory, Motor, and Cognitive Needs

Book Description

Learn everything you need to know about making Windows 10 easier to use, see, hear, touch, or read, whether you are using it yourself, setting it up for another person, teaching others about ease of use at work or in the home, or working with a variety of people with specific needs in the community.

Table of Contents

  1. Cover
  2. Title
  3. Copyright
  4. Contents at a Glance
  5. Contents
  6. About the Author
  7. About the Technical Reviewer
  8. Chapter 1 : Introducing Accessibility in Windows 10
    1. What Is Windows 10 Accessibility?
      1. Narrator
      2. Magnifier
      3. High-Contrast Themes
      4. Closed Captioning
      5. Keyboard Enhancements
      6. Mouse Enhancements
      7. Concentration Enhancements
      8. Additional Enhancements
      9. Settings Sync
    2. Who Can Benefit from Accessibility in Windows 10?
    3. Accessibility Begins at Sign-In
    4. Managing Accessibility in the Settings App
      1. Using the Start Menu on a Windows 10 Tablet
      2. Using the Start Menu on a Windows 10 Mobile Smartphone
      3. The Settings App
    5. Introducing the Ease of Access Center
    6. Summary
  9. Chapter 2 : Identifying Your Needs
    1. The Silver Surfer
    2. Workers in Busy or Noisy Environments
    3. Young Children
    4. Color-Blindness and Dyslexia
    5. Nearsighted and Farsighted People
    6. People with Motor or Coordination Difficulties and RSI
    7. Moderate to Severe Physical Impairments
    8. Moderate to Severe Visual Impairments
    9. Moderate to Severe Cognitive Impairments
    10. System Administrators and Those Who Are Unsure
    11. Syncing Your Settings across PCs
    12. Summary
  10. Chapter 3 : Reading and Understanding What’s on Your Screen
    1. Using the Magnifier to Make the Screen Easier to See
    2. Using the High-Contrast Themes to Make Your Screen Easier to See
    3. Using the Narrator in Windows 10
      1. General Settings
      2. Navigation Settings
      3. Voice Settings
      4. Command Settings
      5. Using the Narrator with Touch
      6. Additional Narrator Settings
    4. Using Windows 10’s Tools to Highlight Activities Onscreen
    5. Summary
  11. Chapter 4 : Creating Visual Alternatives for Sound
    1. Replacing Audible Alerts with Visual Alerts
    2. Adding Closed Captioning to Video
    3. Playing Closed-Captioned Video in the Movies & TV App
    4. Activating Subtitles for YouTube Videos
    5. Summary
  12. Chapter 5 : Making the Mouse and Keyboard Easier to Use
    1. Making Your Keyboard Easy to Use
      1. The Onscreen Keyboards
      2. Sticky Keys
      3. Toggle Keys
      4. Filter Keys
      5. Other Keyboard Settings
    2. Making Your Mouse Easier to Use
    3. Additional Keyboard and Mouse Settings in the Control Panel
    4. Summary
  13. Chapter 6 : Windows 10 for Memory, Learning, or Other Cognitive Impairments
    1. Making It Easier to Focus on Your Apps
    2. Using Cortana as a PC Assistant
    3. Summary
  14. Chapter 7 : Touch and Alternative Input Options
    1. Using Windows 10 with Touch
    2. Windows 10 Touch and Trackpad Gestures
      1. Narrator Touch Gestures
    3. Using and Training Handwriting Recognition
    4. Using Speech Recognition in Windows 10
    5. Summary
  15. Chapter 8 : Managing Accessibility on Windows 10 Mobile
    1. Accessibility Features on Windows 10 Mobile
      1. Narrator
      2. Magnifier
      3. High Contrast
      4. Closed Captions
      5. More Options
      6. Using the Onscreen Keyboard in Windows 10 Mobile
    2. Summary
  16. Chapter 9 : Windows 10 Usability Tips and Tricks
    1. Using Cortana to Boost Your Productivity
    2. Making Search Easier
      1. Improving Internet Searches
      2. Searching Your PC
      3. Using Saved Searches to Improve Search on Your PC
    3. Making It Easier to Use Apps
    4. Windows 10 Shortcut Keys
    5. Summary
  17. Index