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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

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


Book One-to-One

We can also try out our new LibChat service.

Access from the Home tab when available.

Library Drop-In Hours

Assistive Technology Libchat Hours