Charles Sturt University
Charles Sturt University

Low Vision Users

As a general category, Low Vision Users may be:

  • Fully blind
  • Partially blind
  • Colour blind

They may need to adjust their viewing options by:

  • Zooming text or using a magnifier
  • Applying a custom colour scheme
  • Changing contrast settings
  • Using a screen reader

Low Vision Support

When creating web pages or content please consider that Low Vision Users:

  • May only have a small part of the screen visible at any one time
  • Can have issues with changing or dynamic content
  • Could invert or change the colour schemes of the page or site
  • May rely on captions or transcripts for video and audio content
  • Could have issues where content is distinguished by colour alone