The UDL Educational Technology Guide 2019-2020: Technology for Special Education

John F. O'Sullivan

Section 2 Assistive Technology in Operating Systems and Browsers


One of the best places to find assistive technology or UDL technology is for free in your operating system. Big name brands have figured out there are a lot of people that need this technology and that number will only grow with an aging population, a greater understanding of the technology, and a greater social acceptance of using this type of technology.


Android Accessibility Suite

Get started on Android with TalkBack

You have to use the Chrome browser to see this information.
Chrome Web Store - Accessibility -

Turn on Chromebook accessibility features
Google Accessibility
Google has a number of very popular products. This link will give you all of them and the accessibility features you need. 

This company makes several products to make Google Suite products more accessible. 
Grackle Accessibility Checker for G Suite

Chrome Accessibility

Windows 7
Windows 7 Accessibility Tutorials

Windows 8

Windows 10

Microsoft Accessibility


Accessibility Apple
This link has considerable information on accessibility for Apple products.  

Mac Accessibility

Accessibility iOS 

Apple Watch


Firefox is one of the most popular browsers. It has a ton of free accessibility features that you can use.  

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