Problems Reading or Working with Text

If you have difficulty in reading or working with text, there are useful tips on how to access information and materials on the Internet in a way that works for you.

From the BBC

Larger fonts, subtitles or text to speech facilities can be useful for learners with visual or hearing impairments as well as those with English as an Additional Language or sensory or processing needs.

For help on such facilities click here

Enabling Text to Speech in MS Word

Select options from the FILE menu, then Quick Access Toolbar.

Then follow the instructions below:

 

 

 

CALL Scotland, based at the University of Edinburgh have collated a wide variety of recommended apps and programs which benefit all learners and help those with additional support needs to compensate for barriers to their learning. Many are free, others cost money.  It is worth researching these and deciding whether or not they are a useful investment for you.