Accessibility settings

Teachers and students can select from a robust set of accessibility options to improve the student experience. Each accessibility option composes a unique set of configurations to aid individual student needs.

Accessibility setting Functionality
Blind Activates: high contrast, extra-large font, fully guided voice-over, block-on-error behavior, backspace.
Deactivates: games, anchoring lessons.
Low Vision Activates: default background, large font, fully guided voice-over.
Deactivates: games
Dyslexic Activates: large font designed specifically for dyslexic users
Right/Left Hand Only Activates: right-hand or left-hand virtual guide
Deactivates: anchoring lessons
Hard of Hearing Activates: closed captioning for videos

Adjusting accessibility settings as a student

  1. Log in as a student.
  2. Click the student's name at the top-right corner.
  3. Click Profile.
  4. Expand the Accessibility settings and select one or more of the options listed.
  5. Click Save Changes.

Students can further adjust their settings directly from their typing interface. The settings bar in a lesson allows students to customize the font size, the level of audio guidance, the background color, and their choice of virtual hands.

Adjusting accessibility settings as a teacher

  1. Go to Students and select the student of interest.
  2. Click Edit Student on top of the page.
  3. Scroll to the bottom of the page and expand the Accessibility section.
  4. Select one or more of the options listed.
  5. Click Update Student to save the changes.

Notice: For more details on the accessibility features available on TypingClub, please refer to the Accessibility Features Handbook.