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

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CHAPTER 3

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Reading and Understanding What’s on Your Screen

When you think about it, there’s an odd disparity between the way our computers communicate with us, and the way we communicate back to them. Our PCs use sight and sound as their communications interface, and we use touch to communicate back. In Chapter 7 I will show you how to make the touch interface in Windows 10 easier to use, but what happens if you have difficulty seeing what’s on your PC’s screen?

Cortana is a great way to interact with your PC or smartphone using your voice. You can launch apps, send e-mails, get directions, and more without ever having to touch your keyboard; ...

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