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eSSENTIAL Accessibility





Many individuals have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page.  They can’t access or navigate a website without assistive technology.   Woodbine Entertainment Group is pleased to offer this software free of charge to our website visitors this innovative online accessibility software.

The eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ application can be rapidly downloaded and installed on any Microsoft® Windows® powered computer for the use of anyone who has difficulty typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page.

To download the eSSENTIAL Accessibility Application™ please click here.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ benefits individuals with dexterity limitations that arise from a variety of conditions:

  • Stroke/paralysis
  • Arthritis
  • Multiple Sclerosis (MS)
  • Cerebral Palsy (CP
  • Age-related factors

    Moreover, it also helps those who have difficulty reading because of:

  • Literacy deficiencies
  • Limited English proficiency
  • Dyslexia or similar learning issues
  • Mild visual impairment

    How does it work?

    eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ is a stand alone web browser that features the following array of keyboard and mouse replacement solutions (i.e. alternative input methods) which allow users to overcome any physical limitation and access a website:  

    • Onscreen Keyboard (with Word Prediction and Layout Designer)
    • Auto Click
    • Manual Scan
    • Auto Scan
    • XY Mouse
    • Direction Mouse
    • Radar Mouse
    • Hands-Free Movement Tracking System

    eSSENTIAL Accessibility™  includes a page-reader system for individuals who have difficulty reading.  This feature can be set to:

    • Read the content of any web page out loud
    • Read the title of the frames out loud
    • Read the content of a selected frame out loud
    • Read the links on an open web page out loud

    eSSENTIAL Accessibility™ is fully compatible with the following voice recognition systems:

    • Microsoft Speech Recognition 6.1 or greater  

    Other Features:

    • Fully customizable toolbar
    • Multi-user (seven in all including French)
    • Multi-language
    • Fully compatible with SAPI 4 and SAPI 5
    • LiveUpdate system