Debounce time (BounceKeys)
This feature allows the debounce rate to be adjusted (“Bounce Keys”). This setting can ignore rapid, repeated keypresses of the same key by waiting a certain amount of time after each keystroke before accepting another keystroke.
Discussion by Disabilities
Users with tremors or muscle weakness may need settings that are drastically different from the defaults in order to be successful.
Cognitive, Language, Learning Disabilities & Low Literacy
Adjustable keyboard settings can be set to match the user’s expectations, reducing incorrect keypresses and confusion.
Please note that these products are not necessarily endorsed by RtF, but represent the range of available options.
Most operating systems include a set of accessibility keyboard features.
Commercial, no free trial
These products must be purchased to be used, and did not offer free trials at the time of posting.
- WebAdapt2Me – IBM
Related Research and Papers
- Automating accessibility: the dynamic keyboard – IBM – Trewin, S. (2004)
- Software wizards to adjust keyboard and mouse settings for people with physical impairments- Heidi Koester, Richard Simpson, Jennifer Mankowski
- Dynamic Modelling of Keyboard Skills: Supporting Users With Motor Disabilities- Shari Trewin, Helen Pain
- Software Accessibility: Recommendations and Guidelines- A Kavcic
- Measuring Keyboard Performance for People with Disabilities- Edmund F. LoPresti, Heidi Horstmann Koester, Richard C. Simpson