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Assistive Technology (AT) for online learning

 

We are currently working on our virtual Transition offer for entry to University this Autumn. Please check back regularly for further updates.

Introduction to assistive technology

Watch this short video to find out about software that can support your studies. All of our videos include closed captions.

 

Below we have created a selection videos, showcasing a variety of Assistive Technology software. We hope these will help support you with different aspects of your studies.

 

Planning and Organising

In this video we will show you some tips for planning and organising using mind mapping software.

 

Reading

In this video we will show you some tips for reading and proofreading using text to speech software.

 

Notetaking and Presenting

In this video we will show you some tips for notetaking and presenting using specialist software.

Below you will find some links to LinkedInLearning courses. You can sign in to this service with your Southampton username and password.

Writing

**Coming soon!**

In this video we will show you some tips for writing using speech to text software.

 

Below you will find a LinkedInLearning course. You can sign in to this service with your Southampton username and password.

How do I download the software?

You can download most of the available assistive software by signing in at this link: https://software.soton.ac.uk. If you have any problems downloading or installing the software, please contact the IT department on ServiceLine@soton.ac.uk.

 

You can find more information about assistive technology and study-related resources in the grid below:

Remote access to AT

Find out what assistive technology is available and how to access this from home

 

Further resources:

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