Exploring the Accessibility Tools in Windows 11

Windows    |    Intermediate
  • 7 videos | 29m 33s
  • Includes Assessment
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Windows 11 includes a number of tools to make it accessible to everyone. During this course, you will learn how to configure your Windows 11 system for physical, visual, or hearing impairments through the Accessibility tools. Start by training Windows Speech 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. Adjust the default text size, apply color filters, and contrast themes to make the items on the screen stand out more. Adapt keyboard behavior to match your dexterity needs. See how to use the on-screen keyboard to type using your mouse. Enable the Sticky Keys option to control what you type. Learn how to control your mouse using the numeric keypad, and see how to enable the eye tracker. And explore the hearing accessibility features such as enabling mono audio, activating visual alerts, and configuring closed captions.

WHAT YOU WILL LEARN

  • Discover the key concepts covered in this exploring the accessibility tools in windows 11
    Activate the speech recognition feature in windows 11
    Use the speech recognition feature in windows 11
    Activate and customize the narrator tool in windows 11
  • Activate the vision accessibility features in windows 11
    Activate the interaction accessibility features in windows 11
    Activate the hearing accessibility features in windows 11

IN THIS COURSE

  • 51s
    This video outlines the key content covered in this Exploring the Accessibility Tools in Windows 11 course, including how to use the Speech Recognition tool, activate the narrator, and apply the Windows 11 accessibility features. FREE ACCESS
  • 4m 41s
    The Speech Recognition tool can be used to control your device with just your voice. Before using this feature to perform actions in Windows 11, it needs to be activated and configured. In this video, see how to open configure and activate Windows Speech Recognition tool. FREE ACCESS
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    3.  Using the Speech Recognition feature in Windows 11
    3m 33s
    Once the Windows 11 Speech Recognition tool has been activated, you can begin to use it. There are a number of different commands that can be used to navigate between 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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    4.  Activating & customizing the narrator in Windows 11
    5m 10s
    The Windows 11 Narrator tool reads aloud text on the screen. It's intended to help users with visual impairments. You can configure the narrator's voice 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. In this video, you'll see how to activate and configure the Windows 11 Narrator tool. FREE ACCESS
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    5.  Exploring the Vision accessibility features in Windows 11
    5m 37s
    Windows 11 comes complete with several tools that can help visually impaired users. The magnifier tool can be used to zoom in on a particular area of the screen. You can adjust the default text size and apply color filters and contrast themes to make the items on the screen stand out more. FREE ACCESS
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    6.  Exploring the Interaction accessibility features in Windows 11
    5m 38s
    Windows 11 has several different interaction accessibility features that aid users with physical impairments or those with a specific working style. See how to use the on-screen keyboard to type using your mouse. Enable the Sticky Keys option to control what you type. Learn how to control your mouse using the numeric keypad, and see how to enable the eye tracker. FREE ACCESS
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    7.  Exploring the Hearing accessibility features in Windows 11
    4m 4s
    Windows 11 has several accessibility features that can help those who are hard of hearing. These tools include enabling mono audio, activating visual alerts, and configuring closed captions. FREE ACCESS

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