High Tech

Accessible Google

Image of Google LogoGoogle offers an extensive list of services that users with all different needs — particularly those who cannot see — may find useful. From the Google blog:

We provide a wide variety of services that are mostly accessed with a web browser. People visit Google from a large number of browsers and platforms; in addition, we also understand that every user is special and may have special needs. Accessibility at Google is about making sure that our services work well for all our users — independent of your needs and abilities at any given time.

You can view the complete list here. A certain amount of web expertise may be necessary to use the information, but anyone who hasn’t kept up on Google’s various expansion efforts may be surprised at how much more there is to explore beyond the familiar search engine.