ClaroRead: making documents easier to read

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ClaroRead, which is available via the software centre on all networked PCs, has a number of features that can make documents easier to digest. The ‘Spacing’ button is one of these features as it can quickly change the character, line or Continue reading ClaroRead: making documents easier to read

ClaroView screen tinting software

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ClaroView, is the screen tinting package that is available on campus via the networked PCs. After downloading the software from the software centre click on the ClaroView icon (The customer services staff in each library can show you how to download Continue reading ClaroView screen tinting software

ClaroRead Speak – the options for highlighting text as it’s read aloud

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When having text read back, it will be highlighted in your document using colours. In the highlight tab you can set the colour and method of highlighting. In the Highlight section, you have the option to highlight by Word, Word Continue reading ClaroRead Speak – the options for highlighting text as it’s read aloud

Sensus Access – creating audio files from text based material

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Who might this blog post be useful for?: This software is available for anyone with a print based disability, including students with dyslexia or a visual impairment. As it’s a web based application it can be used on and off campus. Continue reading Sensus Access – creating audio files from text based material

Reading Rulers and Screen Tinting for Android

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Who might this blog post be useful for?: People with Irlen Syndrome (Visual Stress), Scotopic Sensitivity Syndrome (SSS), anyone who likes coloured screen overlays, filters or reading rulers both in physical form and on their PC but would benefit from Continue reading Reading Rulers and Screen Tinting for Android

Screen tinting – iPhone and iPad

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iOS 10 has brought the option to add an electronic coloured overlay one the screen. iPhone Colour-tint: Go to: Settings>general>accessibility>display accommodations Then move the color filters switch to enable Adjust hue and intensity to the colour that is right for Continue reading Screen tinting – iPhone and iPad