Introduction to textHELP Read & Write Gold

(½ -1 day)

Background

Read&Write has been developed specifically to help those with dyslexia. This training course is designed to familiarise users with the main features of the program.

Course Outline

  • Introduction
    • Installing the program.
  • Customising the Toolbar
    • Customising Toolbar for personal use
    • Overview of the features
  • Reading Bar
    • The speech options
    • Changing the voice
    • Changing the speed
    • Changing the pronunciation
    • Changing the colour highlighter
    • Reading text
    • Web highlighting
  • Spell Check, Dictionary and Word Wizard
    • How the Spell Check works
    • How the Dictionary works
    • Advanced features
    • Web definitions
    • Thesaurus options
  • Homophones
    • Turning on homophones
    • Using the homophone tool
    • Customising the homophones
    • Turning off homophones
  • Calculator
    • Standard and Scientific Calculator layouts
    • Other options in Calculator tool
    • Converter
  • Scanning and PDF Aloud
    • Scanning from Twain to Word, HTML and PDF
    • Scanning from file
    • Speech options in PDF Aloud
    • Reading text
    • Using Screenshot reader
  • Fact Finder
    • Getting information from the Internet
    • Options of setting default search
    • Adding websites to search
  • Highlighters & Speechmaker
    • Using highlighters for collecting information
    • Turning text into an MP3 file
  • Fact Folder
    • Gathering information
    • Putting appropriate information into a Word Document