Assistive Technology

"Technology can be the spark for wonderful things.
But its real value comes from empowering users whenever and wherever they need help "

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Speech recognition software

Control your computer using your voice
It's fast and accurate and speeds up the process of writing of emails and documents - text appears as you speak!
Helps to overcome literacy challenges such as spelling, by using your voice to produce text.
Offers a more comfortable way for those with a physical impairment to use a computer, helping to alleviate pain and discomfort caused by a mouse or keyboard.
Prevents repetitive strain injuries.
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Our trainers can help you to learn how to use the software in the way that suits you, and for your work.

Mindmapping software

Mindmapping is a visual approach to brainstorming, planning, organising and presenting ideas. Mindmapping software such as Mindview AT and Inspiration can support visual thinkers, or people with Dyslexia who may find organising thoughts and ideas difficult.
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Our trainers can help you to learn how to use the software in the way that suits you, and for your work.

Text-to-Speech Software

Individuals with Dyslexia and other "hidden-disabilities" can find everyday literacy tasks, such as reading documents or writing emails, challenging. In a work environment where communication (to understand and be understood) is important, some people may struggle and experience anxiety and high levels of stress.

Texthelp Read & Write and ClaroRead offer a variety of literacy support tools to make tasks easier.

Text to speech software can aid reading comprehension, reduce symptoms of visual stress, and improve quality of written work, allowing people with literacy difficulties, neuro-diverse conditions or visual impairment a more accessible and enjoyable approach to reading.
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Our trainers can help you to learn how to use the software in the way that suits you, and for your work.

Note taking devices

Take the stress away from notetaking with a Livescribe Smartpen or Digital Voice Recorder.
Removes the need to take endless notes
Helps with memory recall and the processing and storing of information
Easy to organise and find notes
Promotes active listening and participation in meetings
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Capture it. Replay it. Send it. Convert it. Livescribe Smartpens connect easily to your laptop or IOS device to transfer your interactive notes so that you can search, organize, share and replay. It can even convert handwritten notes into text!
Digital Voice Recorders
You will never have to worry about missing or forgetting a single word again. Capture your meetings, thoughts, ideas and replay later. Dictate your own notes or documents and use Dragon to transcribe your audio into typed text.
No space to work? Why not dictate?

We all know, business trips come with hotel rooms. Sometimes, or actually most of the time, this means facing tiny rooms which weren’t really designed for working, typing on the laptop, taking notes from the last meeting etc.

Good news!: with the digital professional dictation devices DS-9500/9000 from Olympus, you can work now in a more cosy way, lying on your bed, “talking” your notes, meeting minutes, business reports directly into your device.

Our trainers can help you to learn how to use the software in the way that suits you, and for your work.