New York City Council is committed to digital accessibility. New York City Council is proud to partner with eSSENTIAL Accessibility to ensure our website is accessible and functional for all our customers while providing free assistive technology for people with physical disabilities. View New York City Council‘s accessibility statement.
What is it?
The technology is a suite of keyboard, mouse and touch replacement solutions designed to make the digital world accessible to people with physical disabilities.
The application features tools such as:
- Hands-free mouse
- Voice commands
- Visual click assist
- On-screen keyboard
- Easy to use and can be activated quickly
Who is it for?
People who have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading due to a variety of conditions such as:
- Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
- Parkinson's disease
- Cerebral Palsy (CP)
- Mild visual impairment
- Limited proficiency in English
- Literacy deficiencies
- Other learning or reading issues
How does it work?
The assistive technology is available for Windows, Mac, and Android devices.
Learn more about the system requirements and user guides.
eSSENTIAL Accessibility’s innovative assistive technology application enhances the customer experience for people with disabilities. Accessibility is the process of creating experiences that are usable by people with the widest possible range of abilities. This doesn’t only refer to people with disabilities, about 15% of the world’s population, but all people.