Welcome to Assistive Technology (AT) tutorials 

If you are a disabled student and wish to find out more about using assistive software in your studies, you can now make an appointment with the Assistive Technology Officer. Free appointments appear below in green. If the slots are red, it means they are booked. You can click on the calendar to view availability on other dates. 

You can see the AT officer about…

  • A specific software
  • 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 speech-to-text software with Microsoft Word

Software - below is a list of the software installed on our AT computers in the Library and for which you can book a one-to-one tutorial:

  • Claro Read (Text-to-Speech)
  • Texthelp Read & Write (Text-to-Speech/Speech-to-Text)
  • Audio Notetaker
  • Notetalker
  • MindGenius (Mind Mapping)
  • Inspiration (Mind Mapping)
  • MindGenius (Mind Mapping)
  • ZoomText


If you wish to contact AT or the Library Disability Team, email libdis@dmu.ac.uk. To find out more about the support available in the Library, visit the Library Disability Services Guide.

Workshops - we are also run workshops on a range assistive software. To book onto an Assistive Technology (AT) workshop and view our other sessions, click here. You can also see upcoming events below: