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Assistive Technology (AT): Tutorials & Drop-In Sessions

The Assistive Technology (AT) Guide provides you with information about assistive software and training in the library.

Assistive Technology (AT) tutorials and Drop-In sessions

Welcome to Assistive Technology (AT) tutorials and Drop-Ins

If you wish to find out more about using the assistive software in your studies, you can book a tutorial with the Assistive Technology Officer.

Click here to visit the AT Bookings page or click on the "Book 1:1 Tutorial" blue button on the right-hand side of this page.

All tutorial slots open two weeks in advance. We also have our drop-in session in the Learning Development Zone (ground floor), Kimberlin Library, every Monday, 2-3pm. 

If you wish to contact AT or the Library Disability Services, email libdis@dmu.ac.uk.

To find out more about the support available in the Library, visit the Library Disability Services Guide.

You can see the AT officer about…

  • An overview of all AT software in the Library
  • Finding AT software that can help with your studies
  • How to make text accessible (PDFs, Docs, Web pages and eBooks)
  • How to use the Make It Accessible text conversion service with Sensus Access (PDF to Word, JPEG to Word, etc.)
  • How to use speech-to-text software with Microsoft Word
  • A specific assistive software (click on button below to see the full list)

List of Software

 

  • Claro Read (Text-to-Speech)
  • Texthelp Read & Write (Text-to-Speech/Speech-to-Text)
  • Dragon (Speech-to-Text)
  • Audio Notetaker (Note-taking)
  • Notetalker (Note-taking)
  • MindView (Mind Mapping)
  • Inspiration (Mind Mapping)
  • Mind Genius (Mind Mapping)
  • ZoomText (Magnification and screen customization)
  • EquatIO (Digital Maths Tool)

 

 

AT One-to-One tutorials

Book an Assistive Technology one-to-one tutorial

Assistive Technology One-to-one Tutorials


We can also try out our new LibChat service.

Access from the Home tab when available.

Library Drop-In Hours

Assistive Technology Libchat Hours

Click here to see the Assistive Technology Chat button on the Home page.