Software and apps
There is lots of software that can help you learn, write and read on a computer.
MathJax is software that makes maths easier to see and read.
Word prediction software
Word prediction software can help people who find writing and spelling difficult.
Vu-bar helps with reading lots of text on a page. It shows one line of text at a time.
Read&Write for Google
Read&Write for Google is an app which works on the Chrome web browser.
iReadWrite is an app for the iPad that helps people with reading and writing.
TheSage is a free dictionary and thesaurus. This means it can help you with:
- what words mean (dictionary), and
- suggest other words that are similar (thesaurus).
BrowseAloud is a free online screen reader.
Once you have downloaded BrowseAloud it will read any website that has put it (installed) on their website.
Power Reader is a text reader that helps you read on your computer.
EdWord and EdWeb symbol word processor and web browser
EdWord is an easy to use word processor that reads out text and shows symbols.
EdWeb is a talking web browser. This means you can use it to explore the internet. EdWeb shows web pages as a mix of text and symbols.