Welcome to Sky Accessibility

Helping Sky customers with disabilities to get the most out of our services.

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How To Train Your Dragon 2

How To Train Your Dragon 2

Sky Movies Premiere HD / Sky Channel 301

Friday 3rd April 1:40pm

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Sky TV Help

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Subtitles are the written representation of the dialogue and sound effects, making it possible for deaf and hard of hearing people to enjoy programmes on Sky TV.

Audio Description speaker

Audio description

Audio description is an additional commentary that describes the action taking place, making it possible for blind and partially sighted people to enjoy programmes on Sky TV.

Sky+ Easy grip remote control

Remote control

The Sky+ easy grip remote control has all the features of the regular Sky remote control, but it's designed specifically for people with reduced dexterity, and for blind and partially sighted people.

There are also overviews of accessibility features such as Sign Language & Alternative Formats.

Computer help

A large mouse cursor on screen

Making things bigger

Many computer programs allow you to increase the size of things on screen, including websites, documents and even your mouse pointer.

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Changing colours and fonts

Changing colours and fonts can make things easier to read. You can change them for web pages, or for your whole computer.

Woman using voice recognition software

Voice recognition

Voice recognition makes it possible to talk to your computer. You can open programmes, dictate text, and carry out many other tasks using your voice.

There are more ways to get the most from your computer, including speech output, mouse and keyboard adjustments and help with spell checking and typing.

Customer Feedback

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Latest News

  • Sky+ app: the new talking TV guide for blind and partially sighted customers

    21st Oct 2014

    Sky has worked with the RNIB to develop a new version of the popular Sky+ app – making it even easier for blind and partially sighted customers to find, and manage their favourite shows.

    The new update means that the Sky+ app – the UK’s most widely used subscription TV app is compatible with the latest voice-over technology built into iOS and Android devices. Customers can now make better use of the app by being able to control it through a series of gestures , while a voice over reads out each item of text that appears on the screen.

    This makes ...

  • Deaflympics Coverage on BSL Zone

    29th Jul 2013

    The BSL Zone, available on the Community Channel (channel 539) is covering the Deaflymics 2013. Produced by Remark Media, this coverage will also be available on the BSL Zone website here. There will be one profile of a British competitor each day along with a daily update from the games.

    You'll be able to find out all about the athletes' respective sports, their preparation and training, and their hopes and dreams for the games, which are being held in Sofia, Bulgaria.

    The Sofia 2013 Deaflympics will be the 22nd edition of the games. More than 3,000 Deaf athletes ...

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