Word prediction software
If you find it hard to spell then word prediction software will help you spell a word correctly.
When you are typing on your computer, word prediction software will guess the word you are typing and spell it for you.
Word prediction software will also help you put full stops and capital letters in the right places.
Word prediction software can help you write much faster and better on a computer.
Penfriend XP can predict what the next word you want to type will be.
Penfriend XP can read text back to you. It will highlight each word as it speaks that word.
Penfriend XP can be used with almost any word processor on your computer. Microsoft Word is an example of a word processor.
Price: £60 for a copy on a CD
More information: Click here to go to the website where you can buy Penfriend XP.
ClaroRead can read back any text on your computer screen including web pages.
ClaroRead can predict the next word you want to write. And it can help you spell words correctly.
ClaroRead also has a dictionary and a thesaurus.
- A dictionary tells you what a word means.
- A thesaurus gives you other words that are similar.
Price: £154.80 or £238.80 depending on the version.
More information: Click here to go to the website where you can buy ClaroRead.
WordQ and SpeakQ
WordQ can predict a word as you type it.
WordQ shows you a list of words with a similar meaning.
WordQ gives examples for words that sound similar by using them in a sentence. For example: ‘there’ and ‘their’, or ‘to’ and ‘too’.
WordQ and SpeakQ can also read out loud any text on your computer, including emails and websites.
More information: You can buy WordQ and SpeakQ on a DVD. Or you can pay for it online and then download it to your computer.