Information Technology eBook

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Accessible Information Technology (IT) has become an indispensable part of modern life, changing the way we communicate and access information.

For example, computers with accessible technology (more of that later) have opened up a wide range of opportunities for people with a visual impairment, from word processing and reference materials to email, to the internet and gaming. This is made possible by a range of specialised software products that allow people with a visual impairment to use computers, even those people with reduced or no useful vision. One key aspect to remember is, that by the time this resource has been written and you have read it, some of the information will be old news. It’s a bit like buying that brand-new television from your favourite electrical shop; the day it arrives at your home and you have switched it on, a new model has just been released.

So, if you want to know what is current, you can find more information in this resource in the section ‘where to go for more help?’

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