At King’s, there is a wide variety of assistive software available to access throughout your studies
- Inspiration 10: Inspiration 10 supports you to create diagrams and mind maps, use memory tools, learn visually, plan essays, comprehend and communicate.
- Text Help Read and Write Gold 12: Supports you to proofread your work, listen to your work, convert text to a high-quality audio, and create audio revision files.
- Dragon Naturally Speaking 15 professional: Dragon is a voice recognition software that helps you to dictate documents in Microsoft Word, send emails and more, all by speaking.
- Zoom Text 11: Zoom is a screen Magnifier and Reader. It can read most documents and can change background colours, benefitting users with a visual impairment.
- Jaws 18: Jaws enables users with vision loss to independently use a keyboard with a computer. It also connects to braille output devices.
- Abby Fine Reader 14: Abby Fine Reader helps you to convert an inaccessible document to a more friendly file format.
- Sensus Access: Sensus allows you to convert documents that would normally be inaccessible. These include image-only PDF files, scanned documents, pictures of text, and Microsoft PowerPoint presentations.
Additional support and training when using Assistive technology
Assistive software workshops are held all year round to help you practise using assistive technology. Alternatively, you can request an individual assistive technology training session from your Disability Adviser.