Ignore short key presses
This feature ignores any keystrokes that aren’t held down for a certain period of time. This helps to reduce unwanted writing by people with disabilities such as tremors that may cause them to accidentally hit the wrong key.
Discussion by Disabilities (Benefits & Preferred Behaviors)
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)