Best practice: Useful web links
- General accessibility web links
- Operating systems' accessibility web links
- Vision-related web links
- Hearing-related web links
- Language and reading web links
- Keyboard and mouse: mobility-related web links
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Information, factsheets and step-by-step guides on approaches and technology to help disabled computer users. AbilityNet has useful links to UK organisations on their website, including literacy-related organisations and specialist IT suppliers.
The Government's one-stop directory of public services relating to disability.
Online edition of the magazine for people with disabilities.
The BBC's blog about all things related to disability, both at the BBC and beyond
The BBC's guide to using the internet has courses and answers your questions.
An overview of the topic on the collaborative online encyclopedia.
The WAI works with a variety of organisations to develop strategies, guidelines, and resources to help make the web accessible.
This section of the Apple website contains information on all aspects of disabled access to the Macintosh.
A project by developers and users to develop open-source accessibility solutions for this Linux desktop environment.
A community of developers and other volunteers dedicated to ensuring this Linux desktop environment is accessible to all users.
Microsoft's accessibility site includes information and tutorials on its disabled access features, for both users and developers.
A self-help group of visually impaired computer professionals and users.
Information on all aspects of vision impairment, including computer access and other technologies. The RNIB's Useful links page has a comprehensive list of UK vision-related technology and standards resources.
The website of the rebranded Royal National Institute for the Deaf (RNID) has information and resources for deaf and hard of hearing people.
News, information on British Sign Language, and other resources on the website of the organisation run by deaf people for deaf people.
The BDA's initiative to train and improve the quality of BSL (British Sign Language) teachers and to increase BSL awareness.
The website of the charity that applies communications technology to create deaf-friendly resources, notably Viewtalk, which allows users to watch and upload video blogs and messages, and has training films for improving BSL vocabulary.
The EUD is a pan-European non-profit making organisation representing the interests of deaf Europeans.
Europe's first academic institution to concentrate solely on research and education that aims to benefit the deaf community.
Information on resources for dyslexic people, local support and publications.
The HADC offers training and support for educators and people with dyslexia.
Website of the charity providing services and support for people with dyslexia and literacy difficulties.
Website of the charity that aims to improve reading and writing skills for all ages.
The Ace Centre website's Resources section includes UK suppliers of communication aids.
Information on ergonomics and ergonomic design - including computer workstation design.
The Inclusive Technology website links to a wide range of suppliers, support organisations and other contacts in all areas of physical difficulty.
The MS Society website has information and resources for people who have multiple sclerosis. Its Helpful Organisations page has links to organisations that provide advice on equipment and services for people with physical disabilities.
The Repetitive Strain Injury Association's website includes information on all aspects of RSI: causes, treatments, research and legal issues.