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Is there a linux distro out there that is coded for people who are visualy impaired? I.E., that reads the screen text out loud, has very VERY large, brigh, high-contrast text, and a simple, keyboard-only interface? When I say large text, I mean like, 4 rows of text on the screen at a time, btw, and by simple interface I mean "press 1 for email, press 2 for internet", etc.
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May I ask what the use is for? . . If its that visually impared you may want to look into getting a touchscreen and just pushing the Icons. .
 
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May I ask what the use is for? . . If its that visually impared you may want to look into getting a touchscreen and just pushing the Icons. .
She wouldnt be able to see the icons. Its much easyer for her to simply press number keys, since she can touch type.
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Oh ok . . . I was thinking having 4 quadrants and pushing one of the 4 to go to the respective program . . . Have you played wround with M$'s accessibility options?
 
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sounds like windows 95, on xp you can have it read things off, also there is a high contrast theme
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