Technology for the Visually Impaired
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- Technology for the Visually Impairedhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/communication/visuallyimp/
Technology for the Visually Impaired to Enter the Digital Worldhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/communication/visuallyimp/tech.htm
Find out the user-friendly technology for the blind and those with low vision to access the information on the Internet, in computers, audio books, printed materials, etc.
Public Computer Facilities & Resources for the Visually Impairedhttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/communication/visuallyimp/facilities.htm
Check out the computer facilities and resources for the visually impaired available at public libraries and non-governmental organisations.
The Jockey Club IT Scheme for People with Visual Impairmenthttp://www.swd.gov.hk/en/index/site_pubsvc/page_rehab/sub_listofserv/id_jcitspvi/
The Scheme is to subsidise people with visual impairment who require Information Technology (IT) for studies or employment but have genuine financial difficulty in the purchase of the high-performance assistive IT equipment. Find out the eligibility, application procedures and supported items here.
Organisations & Websites for Persons with Disabilitieshttp://www.gov.hk/en/residents/communication/visuallyimp/disabilities.htm
Here you will learn about some government and non-governmental organisations and websites which offer a wide range of services to persons with disabilities.
Guidelines on Dissemination of Information through Government Websites (PDF File)http://www.gov.hk/en/about/accessibility/docs/disseminationguidelines.pdf
These guidelines issued by the Home Affairs Bureau list out the Government’s strategies in ensuring accessibility of website content to users.
Last review date: August 2014