All open access computers have Inspiration (mind-mapping) software available from the desktop.
Screen reader and screen mangifier. Available on a number of identified computers within the Library.
Available for USW staff to utilise to create inclusive learning materials such as video presentations and video recordings of lectures.
The RNIB Bookshare facility provides access to texts in accessible formats for students with visual impairments or print disabilities. If you require access to this service please contact the Disability Service to discuss setting up membership to our account.
An advanced proof-reading tool that checks for spelling, homophones and grammar errors in your writing and looks at the context of your writing to achieve a very high correction success rate. Ginger also features text-to-speech so you can listen back to your work.
A free web-app that allows you to easily create, save, share, and embed mind maps, quizzes, flashcards, and notes. Plus, the service includes a study planner to help you stay organised and on top of your classes.
An intuitive dictionary and text translation software. Lingoes offers lookup dictionaries, full text translation, capture word on screen, translate selected text and pronunciation of words in over 80 languages
Apple Only: Audio Class Notes makes it easy to record class lectures, and tag the important points. You can instantly jump to the important parts of the lesson and study in less time.
Android App: You can Make Notes, Audio record your teachers’ lectures, Click and Save Images from the Application and save your time & paper.
A mind mapping software which can allow you to put your thoughts down and then connect and expand on them
Trello provides users with a visual list tool and can help with organisation of projects and as a task manager.
A family of apps for blind or low vision people.
Basic suite of Georgie Phone software allows you to use the clear on-screen keyboard or your own voice to: make calls, manage your contacts, compose, send and receive text messages, hear the current time and date, get immediate assistance and set your phone preferences.
App available from £0.99 on android. Other Apps include: Georgie Reminders, Georgie Dictation etc
A screen reading application for the blind or visually impaired that can convert components of Windows operating system into speech. You can download a free license if you have Office 2010 or later
(Works on windows 10, windows 8.1, windows 8, windows 7, windows vista).