Read&Write for Windows is a toolbar that can be used with any Windows based application.  This course explains how to access the toolbar and the various tools.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Start Read&Write
  • Move and dock the toolbar
  • Change the toolbar displayed
  • Adapt the toolbar
  • Identify the icons on the toolbar

Read&Write for Windows has various tools to help with reading any text.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Have a document read back
  • Adapt the speech feedback
  • Have text read from webpages
  • Adjust how words are pronounced
  • Use the Speak as I type function
  • Turn on and off ScreenReading
  • Adjust the way text is highlighted as it is read
  • Use the Screenshot Reader to read text within pictures, inaccessible Flash or locked PDF documents
  • Export text from the Screenshot Reader to Microsoft Word
  • Convert text into an audio file using the Speech Maker
  • Have a PDF document read to you using PDF Aloud
  • Have a PDF document read to you from within Adobe Reader or Acrobat

Read&Write for Windows has various support tools to help with reading including scanning - this enables any paper-based text to be imported into the software so it can be read. Dictionaries help with understanding what is being read. This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Have a document or picture scanned
  • Look a word up in the Dictionary
  • Look a word up in the Picture Dictionary
  • Have text translated into a different language
  • Use Screen Masking in order to make reading from a computer screen easier.

Read&Write for Windows has various support tools to help with writing including spelling, word prediction and a tool to help identify and correctly use words that sound the same (homophones) or words that are easily confused.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Spell check a document
  • Use Prediction to help construct sentences
  • Check a document for sounds like words or confusing words
  • Check that the correct verb is being used.

Read&Write for Windows has various support tools to help when studying.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Use the Study Skills to collect information.
  • Use the Vocabulary to create a word list
  • Use the Word Cloud to generate a list of frequent words
  • Use the Voice Note to insert an audio comment to Microsoft Word.

Read&Write for Windows has various support tools to help when researching and organizing information.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Use the Fact Finder to find information on the Internet
  • Use the Fact Folder to save and organise information
  • Use the Fact Mapper to construct a mind map showing related information.

Read&Write for Windows has a number of tools that some users may benefit from using depending on their needs.  This course details how each tool works and how it can be adapted to suit the individual user.  

What Will You Learn?
In this course, you'll learn how to:

  • Use the Word Wizard to find alternative associated words
  • Use the Speech Input to convert spoken words into text on the computer
  • Use the Daisy Reader to have a Daisy book read
  • Use the Pronunciation Tutor to see how words are pronounced
  • Use the Calculator to carry out a sum