Welcome to Sky Accessibility

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

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The Theory of Everything

The Theory of Everything

Sky Movies Premiere HD / Sky Channel 301

Friday 16th October 08:00pm

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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.

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Accessible Sky TV Guide

You can set up the accessibility features you need, such as subtitles or audio description options, and select the Sky Guide with a high contrast colour scheme and bolder font to make it easier to navigate

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

Computer help

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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.

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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

"As always everything was handled perfectly and I am totally happy with my service and the way I am treated" (customer with physical disability)

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"We always find the staff friendly and helpful" (customer with physical disability)


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