The Mac operating system includes several assistive technologies designed to make it easier for a person with a disability to use the computer. Whether you have difficulty with your vision, hearing or mobility, the features found under Universal Access in the System Preferences can help you set up your computer to meet your needs.

The Text to Speech feature is useful for users who have low vision but do not use a screenreader.

The Hearing pane of the Universal Access window has several options for people with hearing impairments.

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