Technology - Help, Support & Resources

 

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Technology- including Computers, Laptops, Tablets, Assistive Technology (AT), Voice Regonition Software (VRS), sometimes called Speech Recognition Software (SRS) and others are now recognised, not only throughout the UK but almost throughout the World. In the UK, approximately 90% of the ¹population has access to a computer, if not at home, school, college, university  or libraries.

Computers and technology can be of great benefit to everyone, especially people who are dyslexic or have other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s).

Technology – on this secton of the website, you will find information on Computers, Specialist Software, Voice Recognition Software (SRS). Assistive Technology  and other specialist equipment, which can help people who have Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s).

Below you will find an extensive, although not an exhaustive list of specialist software and equipment on this site.

 

¹ Office of National Statistics – 5th June 2019 


 

Computer Software Packages

Technology

There are probably thousands of software packages available now. I have only included a few of the most tried and tested ones that support reading, spelling, numeracy, writing skills and organisational and planning skills. Read More

 


Free Educational Games

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Voice Recognition Software (VRS) / Speech Recognition Software

Voice Recognition Software (VRS) is sometimes called Speech Recognition Software (SRS). There are probably thousands of software packages available now. I have only included a few of the most tried and tested ones that support reading, spelling, numeracy, writing skills and organisational and planning skills. Read More