Term: Keyboard Additions

15.Cherry Compact keyboard with optional keyguard. - Photo courtesy of AbilityNet (UK)A variety of accessories have been designed to make keyboards more accessible to people with disabilities. Keyguards are hard plastic covers with holes for each key. Someone with an unsteady finger or using a pointing device can avoid striking the wrong key by using a keyguard. Moisture guards are thin sheets of plastic that protect keyboards from spills and saliva. Alternative labels add visual clarity or tactile information to the keys.