Zoom in and see better
In most Office 2007 and Office 2003 programs, you can zoom in on your files to make information more readable on the screen. You can also choose a High Contrast color scheme to improve legibility.
Get a better view
Word 2007 Full Screen Reading view improves the resolution and display of text for reading on the screen. As well, in Full Screen Reading view, you can highlight content, track your changes, add comments, and review changes.
You can also reduce keystrokes in most Office 2003 programs by automating them with a macro. A macro is a series of commands and instructions that are grouped together as a single command to accomplish a task automatically.
Creating accessible Web sites
When you're creating a Web site, there are many ways to make sure that you're playing fair and that your site's message is getting across to everyone. For example, you'll want to be sure to add alternative (ALT) text to all your images. ALT text provides a description for people who can't see images. Also, apply style sheets. This is important because it allows your users to customize fonts and colors. And finally, create accessible image maps to make links within images more accessible.
Office isn't the only product that has tried to make your computer easier and more comfortable to use. Windows as well as other Microsoft products also have built-in accessibility features.
But even going beyond Microsoft (yes, there is a world outside our door), there are many what we call "assistive technology products" created by various manufacturers to provide additional accessibility to those individuals needing it. Click here for full article.