Common accessibility questions (.pdf) asked by eLearning students.
MacOS Accessibility Options
MacOS has a variety of built-in tools for speech recognition, text-to-speech, screen magnification and closed captioning that can be accessed by through System Preferences.
For an overview of accessibility options available using the MacOS operating system visit: http://www.apple.com/accessibility/
Microsoft Windows Accessibility Options
Windows contains a variety of built-in accessibility options and controls that can be located by going to the Start menu > Programs > Accessories > Accessibility
For an overview of accessibility options available using the Microsoft Windows operating system visit: http://www.microsoft.com/enable/
There is a built-in Text-to-Speech option available in Windows XP and Vista: http://support.microsoft.com/kb/306902
Windows 7 comes with a basic screen reader called Narrator.