Software and apps

There is lots of software that can help you learn, write and read on a computer.

MathJax

MathJax is software that makes maths easier to see and read.

Click here for more information about MathJax.

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Word prediction software

Word prediction software can help people who find writing and spelling difficult.

Click here for more information about word prediction software.

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Vu-bar

Vu-bar helps with reading lots of text on a page. It shows one line of text at a time.

Click here for more information about Vu-bar.

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Read&Write for Google

Read&Write for Google is an app which works on the Chrome web browser.

Click here for more information about Read&Write.

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iReadWrite

iReadWrite is an app for the iPad that helps people with reading and writing.

Click here for more information about iReadWrite.

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TheSage

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).

Click here for more information about TheSage.

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BrowseAloud

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.

Click here for more information on BrowseAloud.

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Power Reader

Power Reader is a text reader that helps you read on your computer.

Click here for more information about Power Reader.

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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.

Click here for more information about EdWord and EdWeb.

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