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Read Me!

Last week and the week before, the Tech Review looked at Speechify and Natural Reader. We decided another option should be reviewed and this was the task we challenged Tony McGovern this week. He chose to review Read Me and here’s what Tony has to say. What is Read Me? Read more…

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Getting Access: Dyslexic Users

Following on from two blog posts: Disability Services (May 10th) and Assistive Technologies (May 17th) at Queen’s University and some posts on: Getting Access: Blind Users Getting Access: Deaf Users Getting Access: Colour Blind Users We want to continue with consideration of audience members with specific needs and content design. Read more…

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Natural Reader

Following on from our last tech review: Speechify. We thought it only fair to give some other examples of text to speech services. This was the task we set for Tony McGovern and this was what he had to tell us. What is Natural Reader? Founded in Vancouver, Canada, Natural Read more…

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Getting Access: Colour Blind Users

Following on from two blog posts: Disability Services (May 10th) and Assistive Technologies (May 17th) at Queen’s University and some posts on: Getting Access: Blind Users Getting Access: Deaf Users We want to continue with consideration of audience members with specific needs and content design. This week, we start off Read more…

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Speechify Me!

Over the last three weeks, the Tech Review has looked at some writing Apps to help with spelling and grammar (Grammarly), plot structure (Plottr) and writing books (Reedsy Book Editor). It’s all well writing books and having apps and technology improve our writing, but what about reading? What about audience Read more…

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Getting Access: Deaf Users

Following on from two blog posts: Disability Services (May 10th) and Assistive Technologies (May 17th) at Queen’s University and last weeks post on Getting Access: Blind Users, we want to continue with consideration of audience members with specific needs and content design. This week, we start off considering audience members Read more…

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Getting Access: Blind Users

Following on from the last two blog posts: Disability Services and Assistive Technologies at Queen’s University, we want to consider audience members with specific needs. This week, we start off considering audience members living with blindness and low vision. If you are a content creator, this post will guide you Read more…