VoiceOver is the screen reader built into IOS, the operating system on Apple’s mobile devices. With VoiceOver, someone with a visual impairment can use a few simple gestures to hear aloud what is displayed on the screen for people who are sighted.

This tutorial will show you how to check the color contrast on your web pages. Ensuring sufficient color contrast will make your content easier to see for people with low vision.

Safari’s accessibility preferences can make the text on a web page easier to read for those with low vision, as well as improve keyboard navigation for those who are not able to use a mouse.

Chromevis is an extension for the Google Chrome web browser designed for those with low vision. It can highlight and magnify text.

The text-only version of the USF website includes several options for people with low vision who do not yet use a screen reader. The text can be enlarged, and the background can be changed to provide more contrast and make it easier to read.

Windows 7 includes several options to make the cursor easier to locate on the screen if you have low vision.

Windows 7 includes several themes that can be used to customize the display with matching icons and backgrounds. Several of these themes are high contrast for low vision users.

If you have low vision and your display is set at a high resolution, the default size of the icons in Windows 7 may be too small for you to see comfortably. The Appearance and Personalization settings of the Control Panel include an option for enlarging the icons and text to make them easier to see.

Windows 7 includes a Magnifier that can magnify the area around the pointer for people who have low vision.

Mouse Locator is a free pointer enhancement that can make it easier to find the pointer on the screen if you have low vision.

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