Photoshop: Interface settings for the visually impaired

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Hi everyone
Really sorry if this has been posted before, i am the IT tech in a secondary school, and i do a lot of work for one of our students who is visually impared.
The student is taking photography, which i think is a great idea as a way of expressing how she sees the world, but needs to use and learn photoshop. We have all the licenses etc, but is there a way to make photoshop more usable for her. Increasing the tool size would be good, and are there any other good options available? To be honest with you all, i am not very good with photoshop, and dont really know what i am looking at to help her.

Thanks in advance

Mike
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There are some options: 
Photoshop > Preferences > Presentation > UI Font Size 
The Panel Options (for Layers, Channels, ...) can be set to display bigger icons. 

But I wonder if it might not be easier to change the screen resolution altogether. 
On a Mac that can be done under
System Preferences > Display > Resolution > Scaled > ...

There is an old Feature Request: 
https://feedback.photoshop.com/photoshop_family/topics/problem_with_hi_res_monitors
It was originally about Photoshop CS6, I guess, but as a truly free UI scalability is not available yet I would not consider to closed and you can add your vote, a post, ... 
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If you're on Windows, you can scale to 400%. https://helpx.adobe.com/photoshop/kb/hidpi-retina.html