Read&Write is a toolbar that can be used with Microsoft Word, Safari, Chrome, Firefox and Google Docs.  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 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
  • How to convert text into an audio file using the Speech Maker
  • Have a PDF document read to you using PDF Aloud

Read&Write 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 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 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 from a webpage or MS Word document
  • Use the Vocabulary to create a word list

Read&Write has various support tools to help when researching and organising 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 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 Daisy Reader to have a Daisy book read