Computers have become an integral tool in all of our lives, making things easier, faster, and more convenient. If we didn’t have our computers, we might be inconvenienced, but we would have alternatives. We’d go back to handwriting or typing, using the library, phonebook, maps, writing letters and talking on the phone, etc. But for people with a disability, the ability to access a computer may be their only way to learn new skills, participate in classroom activities, demonstrate their knowledge, work, and interact with other people. Use of the computer is essential for people with disabilities, and finding a reliable access method is the key to opening many doors - sometimes literally!