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Accessibility Options on the Computer
Accessibility Options On The Computer Instructions
2. Keyboard: Repeat delay – This adjusts the amount of time that elapses before
repeats when a key is held down. Students that access keys unintentionally may need a longer
rate. This can eliminate the unwanted keystrokes.
rate: This adjusts the rate in
which the character repeats as the key is held down.
Students that may dwell on a key for longer periods of time may need a slower repeat rate to help
eliminate unnecessary characters.
4. Cursor blink rate: This
adjusts the rate or speed in which the cursor blinks while waiting for a key
to be depressed.
Within the mouse controls, there are several options that can support the student using the mouse with the keyboard. Buttons option will allow the student to adjust the mouse click speed. Pointer option will allow the student to select a larger pointer size. Motion options will allow the student to select the speed at which the mouse will move across the screen and also how long the arrow pointer trail is.
Appearance options can allow the student to change the settings for screen elements such as color, font, and size, which enable the student to customize for reading the desktop and file icons and window menu bars. Students having visual acuity or visual-perceptual difficulties may benefit by experimenting with various background/font colors.