Alternative Computer Access and Software

Alternative computer access helps people with a disability to use a computer effectively. Alternative computer access may be hardware, such as ergonomic keyboards, compact keyboards, enlarged keyboards, alternative mouse pointing devices, touch screens, joysticks, and single or dual switches. ACA may also be software such as screen magnification programs, on-screen keyboards, and word prediction.

Alternative computer access is available for loan here.

Software is available for loan here.

Accessibility Solutions

Discover accessibility solutions that are already on your PC or Apple Mac. Make your computer more comfortable and easier to see, hear, and use.

Microsoft Accessibility Options

Apple Accessibility Options

For further information on any of these services, and answers to your computer access questions, contact Joy L. Cole at or call (858) 278-5420 x120.

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