Typio for Windows – Typing Tutor

Typio is a fully accessible typing tutor for children and adults. Typio is equipped with guided instruction through the entire keyboard, customizable practice lessons, individual student record keeping and fun sound effects. A simple and customizable interface creates a distraction-free learning environment for students of all need levels.

Typio is a customizable and interactive typing tutor

Make typing instruction easy with a highly visual and entirely audible learning environment

Accessible With or Without Vision

Visual Enhancements

  • Visual highlight of typed letters.
  • On-screen keyboard matches your students color settings.
  • Choose from a variety of text sizes .
  • Choose colors for text, backgrounds and accessories.
  • Clean, simple and distraction-free user interface.

Audible Feedback

  • Customize speed and pitch of various voices.
  • Tons of fun sound effects!
  • Audible presentation of typing prompt.
  • Audible feedback of key presses.
  • Designed to be used entirely without vision.

Built-In Accessibility

  • Typio is an all-inclusive accessible program. No outside accessibility software is required!
  • Great solution for users who have difficulty with more advanced adaptive software.
  • Can be used as a teaching tool for understanding basic computer concepts.

How to Teach with Typio

Individualize for your Students

Customize visual, audible and program settings to meet the needs of your student. Typio is designed to make learning easier.

Set Student Goals

Easily set each student’s speed and accuracy goals. Typio will automatically advance once those goals are met.

Empower Learning

The interface is simple and easy to understand. All your student needs for independence are up, down, enter and escape!

A Spectrum of Typing Tools

Progress Mode

Guides students through 45 lessons, covering the entire keyboard, automatically saving progress, visual and audible settings, and progressing only when students meet the goals you set.

Practice Mode

Review the included lessons to increase your score or type custom lessons. Custom lessons are easy to create. Simply type whatever you want or copy and paste text from other sources!

Mini Review

A fast and fresh way to practice. Users are given 10 random typing prompts focused on the most recently learned key. Keep practicing without burning out!

Explore Mode

Press any key on the keyboard to hear what it is. It’s also displayed visually along with an on-screen keyboard that lights up as you type!

Free Type Mode

Allows students to type freely, without prompting from Typio, yet still shares all the same useful stats of the other modes. Saved reports not only share detailed type statistics, the reports also contain the exact body of text the student typed!

Fun Sound Effects

  • Each student profile can choose their own sound scheme.
  • Add a little fun to typing with ninja, fantasy, space, musical or basic sounds.
  • Uniform sound cues help guide students through the program.

Made for Teachers by Teachers

Designed by Teachers

  • Designed and developed by an AT instructor instructor (MSEd.COMSCVRTCATIS).
  • Tested by Teachers of the Visually Impaired (TVI’s) and other Special Education teachers.
  • Fine-tuned to meet teacher recommendations and student needs.


  • Typio is great for keeping track of student progress and crafting IEP goals.
  • Words-per-minute, Accuracy and key combo shared after each lesson.
  • Detailed reports are automatically saved, ready for printing or sharing.
  • Check past lessons, view averages and keep record of Free Type sessions.

Let Typio teach the most important computer skill of all: typing!

What are the System Requirements?

The aim of Typio is to be accessible to as many students as possible.

As such, Typio’s system requirements are quite low. It should work on any Windows computer.

Known requirements:

  • Windows operating system.
  • An internet connection for initial installation and registration.
  • Optional: Typio can use other SAPI TTS voices installed on your computer. Additional voices can be purchased from various vendors online. If you’re unsure about other voices, don’t worry. All modern builds of Windows include default voices which can be used.

System Requirements

Internet Connection required for initial installation and registration


SAPI TTS voices are compatible

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