Ease of Access & Accessibility Tools in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)

Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)    |    Intermediate
  • 6 videos | 23m 12s
  • Includes Assessment
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Windows 10 includes a number of tools to make it accessible to everyone. During this course, you will learn how to configure your Windows 10 system for physical, visual, or hearing impairments through the Ease of Access panel. Start by training Windows voice recognition to assist you with common system tasks. Configure the Windows Narrator to read aloud text on your screen. Enlarge selected portions of the screen with the Magnifier. Increase your system's readability with high contrast mode. Adapt keyboard behavior to match your dexterity needs. For the hard of hearing, switch sound notifications to visual notifications.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Activate the voice recognition feature in windows 10
    Use the voice recognition feature in windows 10
    Activate and customize the narrator tool in windows 10
  • Activate windows 10 features for visually-impaired users
    Activate windows 10 features for users with physical or motor skill impairments
    Activate windows 10 features for hard-of-hearing users

IN THIS COURSE

  • 3m 29s
    The voice recognition tool can be used to control your device with just your voice. Before using this feature to perform actions in Windows 10, however, it needs to be activated and configured. FREE ACCESS
  • 2m 34s
    Once the voice recognition tool has been activated in Windows 10, you can begin to use it. There are a number of different commands that can be used to navigate between the different menus and open applications, folders, and files. It is even possible to browse the internet using only your voice. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Activating & customizing the narrator in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 37s
    The narrator tool in Windows 10 is intended to help users who have trouble seeing the screen. It is a computerized voice that reads out the different elements that appear on the screen like the movement of your cursor or the website or application that you've selected. The user can select the voice that is used, which elements are read by the narrator, and even the keyboard shortcuts which control the tool. You can also change the speed and pitch of the narrator's voice. FREE ACCESS
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    4.  Activating Windows features for visually-impaired users in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    5m 2s
    Windows 10 comes complete with a number of tools that can help users who struggle to see what is on the screen. The magnifier tool can be used to zoom in on a particular area on the screen. You can apply a high contrast theme to make the items on the screen stand out more or activate visual and sound notifications to help guide actions performed on the screen. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Activating Windows features for users with physical or motor skill impairments in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    4m 10s
    There are some actions - such as dragging and dropping and shortcuts - in Windows 10 that can be difficult to perform with a mouse and keyboard. However, it is possible to simplify these actions. The on-screen keyboard can be used to insert words using only your mouse, while keyboard shortcuts can be simplified by removing the need to hold down multiple keys at once. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Activating Windows features for hard-of-hearing users in Windows 10 (Fall Creators Update)
    3m 20s
    Windows 10 features a number of tools that can help those who are hard of hearing. These tools - including flashing toolbars and captions - can be activated and deactivated via the Ease of Access menu. FREE ACCESS

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