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Putting more people in the fast lane

407 ETR and eSSENTIAL Accessibility

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Over the past several years, 407 ETR has supported many organizations in our communities. Now, we’re helping even more people switch gears.

407 ETR has integrated eSSENTIAL Accessibility™, a standalone and assistive web browser for visitors with physical disabilities. If you have trouble typing, moving a mouse or reading a web page, eSSENTIAL Accessibility can greatly enhance your experience at

eSSENTIAL Accessibility features various keyboard and mouse replacement solutions to help make the web accessible to all users. These solutions include:

  • Onscreen Keyboard (with Word Prediction and Layout Designer)
  • Auto Click
  • Manual Scan
  • Auto Scan
  • XY Mouse
  • Direction Mouse
  • Radar Mouse
  • Hands-Free Movement Tracking System

eSSENTIAL Accessibility also includes a page-reader system, which can be used to read the content of any web page out loud for individuals who have difficulty reading.

eSSENTIAL Accessibility tools can be used on any standard PC.

Using a Mac? Click here to learn about using eSSENTIAL Accessibility on an Apple computer.

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By clicking on the eSSENTIAL Accessibility icon you will be directed to an independent site where you can download the browser free of charge. For added convenience, the eSSENTIAL Accessibility browser is currently available in nine languages.

Please refer to for download, configuration & support information.

Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities

407 ETR is committed to accessibility for all Ontarians. In accordance with the Accessibility for Ontarians with Disabilities Act, ("AODA"), you can request copies of 407 ETR's AODA Policy and corresponding Procedures (the "Policies and Procedures") by emailing AODA Feedback or requesting them if you are at our office location.

Our Policies and Procedures explain how 407 ETR seeks to ensure consistency with AODA's principles of dignity, independence, integration, and equality of opportunity through the removal of barriers to individuals with disabilities in the context of the services we provide.

If you are an individual with a disability that prevents you from viewing the Policies and Procedures or other materials in our standard format, please let us know and we will work with you to find an appropriate format.

An electronic copy of our AODA Policies can be accessed on our website as well as by selecting the following links.

Download CSS (Customer Service Standard Policy #016) PDF version of the AODA Policy

Download IASR (Integrated Accessibility Standards Regulation Policy #016B) PDF version of the AODA Policy