What is assistive technology?

There is a range of hugely beneficial software out there, to support your day to day work.

​They can ​help in many ways such as:

  • ​Reading documents out to y​ou ​- Read and Write Gold or Claro Read
  • Allowing you to dictate instead of write reports etc – Dragon Naturally Speaking
  • Helping you plan work with mind maps – MindView
  • Example for Zoomtext
  • Example for Text help

There’s also natural adaptions you can make to current software, such as changing standard font size and background color to reduce glare, or taking photos using your phone to support your memory.

A workplace needs assessment or coaching can help you work out what you need.