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Computers can be easily customised to suit the needs of people with disability. The accessibility of computers, including desktops, laptops and tablets, depends largely on the operating system. This is the software which comes with your computer that allows it to work.

Each operating system comes with its own built-in accessibility features that make computers easier and more comfortable to use for people with disabilities.

The most popular operating systems for laptop and desktop computers are Microsoft Windows and Apple OS X.

In addition to the assistive features that come with the computer when you buy it, you can also download other tools to suit your needs. See our page on assistive technology.

There is also a wide range of computer accessories such as keyboards and mice which are specifically designed for people with disabilities.


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