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Specialist Software Review – TalkType Caption.Ed

This Chrome browser extension published by TalkType, allows you to caption online live and prerecorded audio media automatically. Caption.Ed is powered by best in class speech to text technology and is quick and easy to use, providing you with highly accurate captions in real time. If you have difficulty with listening and writing or typing …

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Specialist Software Review – TalkType Dictation

If you prefer working on a Mac, TalkType Dictation could increase productivity and help you work faster and more efficiently. This voice recognition software provides users with the freedom to type and control their computer with their voice, and with perfect spelling. Whether it’s law, health science, engineering or something else you’re studying, this Mac-based …

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Specialist Software Review – Claro Writing Helper

Independent learning is a key part of studying at university but taking responsibility for your workload and managing deadlines can often feel overwhelming. Take essay writing for example. It can be a daunting task with many components which need to be pulled together and for students with processing difficulties, such as dyslexia or dysgraphia, it …

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A toolkit to help you succeed in education and beyond

As Needs Assessors, we are constantly demonstrating and learning about all the amazing assistive technology (AT) that’s available to help students succeed in their studies. One of our most important roles is identifying which tech will best suit you and your unique requirements and we do that with in-depth knowledge of all the latest assistive …

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How to make studying remotely work for you

2020 freshers are facing a very different university experience with a mix of face-to-face and digital learning and many social events taking place virtually, but how does this impact disabled students? Remote learning can present far from ideal studying conditions such as balancing a laptop on your knees, sitting on a chair that aggravates a …

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The free support package helping students succeed in higher education

Starting a degree can feel overwhelming and even more so if you have a mental health condition, specific learning difficulty or long-term health condition which affects your ability to study. Whether its anxiety, depression, dyslexia, ADHD or diabetes, if you’re a UK student with evidence of a disability, you are likely to be eligible for …

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