For Students

Our standard IT clusters have a number of software applicaitons to support students with dyslexia and disabilities.

Students with Visual Impairments

  • Windows Magnifier is available
  • You can modify, and save custom display settings
  • Zoomtext Magnifier/Reader provides additional magnification and read-back facilties 
  • JAWS can be installed on specific clusters on request

Dyslexic Students

  • You can modify and save your preferred colour choices
  • ClaroRead Plus along with ScreenRuler and ClaroView are available in the Learning Apps program group
  • ClaroRead Cloud OCR can be used to convert files to searchable and readable text
  • MindView mindmapping software is available in the Learning Apps program group.
  • TechDis Voices are installed and can be used in Adobe Reader, Word and with ClipSpeak (in the Learning Apps group)

In addtion the bookable study rooms in the Robinson and Walton Libraries have:

Software on Hardware Loan Laptops

We have a small pool of laptops available for loan from the Hardware Loans Scheme.  These are supplied with MindView, Read and Write, Office and Endnote installed.  Other software can be installed on request (subject to licenses).

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