9 pointers to help writing and reading
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| Aug 06, 2015
- Help minimise spelling errors with a Franklin Pocket Electronic Dictionary.
- Try using a digital recorder, such as the Olympus DM 7 with the Audio Notetaker software, to record meetings, record reminders of things you need to do and assist with note-taking. The Audio Notetaker helps you to quickly reference and annotate your digital voice recordings on the computer.
- Consider whether changing the colour of your computer screen background and the appearance of fonts could make reading electronic information easier for you with ClaroRead software.
- Improve proof-reading by listening to text read out loud with text-to-speech software such as Read&Write, software which also helps to check spelling.
- Minimise the need for typing with Dragon NaturallySpeaking, Speech Recognition software. You dictate and it types. You can see the spoken words instantly appear on screen
- Expand your vocabulary with the Visual Thesaurus software which can add a variety of alternatives to many words
- Remember appointments, names/addresses and access information on the move, with a personal digital assistant (PDA) device such as the HP iPAQ 214.
- Organise your ideas and projects visually with MindGenius concept-mapping software.
- Access printed information with a scanner and then read the text out loud with Read&Write software.
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