Text to Speech & Writing Software
Read&Write, available on all student computers, is the main literacy support tool available in IADT. It is designed to assist users of all ages and ability who require extra assistance when reading, composing, or proofing written text. Read&Write is used to produce accurate assignments, for study and research support, and on-the-go, independent learning. It is ideal for assisting with Dyslexia, reading difficulties, writing difficulties, and problems with spelling.
- Helps computer users with reading and writing difficulties
- Reads text aloud to help construct words and sentences
- Advanced spell checking
- Word prediction
- Scanning tool converts printed text, PDFs or images to Microsoft Word or mp3 format
How to use it in IADT:
Read&Write is installed in all IADT Computer Labs and Student work stations(SWS) - for information on computer labs and Student work stations click here
Grammarly for chrome - An excellent, free spelling and grammar checker that works in email, social media and most websites. Click on the underlined text to install it in your chrome browser.
Grammarly for Office, Word and Outlook. Also works for word and outlook.
Click on this link for a guide to managing Chrome extensions.
Spelling and Grammar Software
Optibook 3000 Scanners - available in the Library