‘Dragon NaturallySpeaking’ is voice recognition software which enables users to perform
regular mouse and keyboard functions by simply speaking to their computer.
Demonstrations of the software can be viewed on the Nuance website (Flash Player
plug-in is required) here, more detail regarding the training for the Dragon software
is provided here.
We can also provide training for Dragon software to an advanced level for experienced
users or for Dragon trainers looking for the training required to pass the DCI (Dragon
Certified Instructor) course and exam. Please click here for more information.
A leading brand of dyslexia-specific software is TextHELP's Read and Write. The software
is very intuitive, however one or two training sessions are advised to help with
the configuration of the software and a run-through of all the included functionality.
Please click here for more information.
A leading brand of software for visual mapping, outlining, writing and making presentations.
Allows you to brainstorm ideas, structure your thoughts and visually communicate
concepts. The diagram and map views help strengthen understanding and assist with
organizing information and structuring writing for plans, papers and reports. Please
contact us for more information.
Dyslexia Strategy Training
Dyslexia strategy training can also be provided and is delivered on a one-to-one
basis at your home or place of work. The sessions normally last between 2 and 3 hours
and will be tailored to your individual circumstances.
Whether you have been diagnosed with dyslexia, dyspraxia or any other learning related
disability, the purpose of the sessions is to give you the skills and confidence
to tackle your individual symptoms head on.
We will look at your specific problems in relation to what you want to achieve in
life & work and how to overcome the barriers that are put in your way.
We offer one-to-one training for a range of assistive software technologies including
Nuance's Dragon NaturallySpeaking, TextHELP’s Read and Write as well as numerous
other applications including:
- Dolphin Supernova - Olympus Dictation
- ClaroRead - MindView
- Inspiration - ZoomText
- Grid 2 - TalkingPoint
- Mind Manager - Word Q
- Microsoft Office - AT apps for phones and tablets
We can also provide workplace assessments to establish which assistive technologies,
ergonomic equipment and specialist training works best for you.