Free webinar: How technology can help with dyslexia

Do you know what technology and website changes can help dyslexic users?

Join our free webinar, How technology can help with dyslexia, on Tuesday 29 September 2020, at 1pm BST to learn from Dafydd Henke-Reed, Principal Accessibility and Usability Consultant with AbilityNet.  

In this webinar, Dafydd will champion how much technology has enabled him with his dyslexia. Mixing personal stories and professional experiences, his talk will go beyond spellcheckers and explore the benefit technology can have on people with dyslexia. It will also examine digital barriers to avoid, alongside good practice for enabling dyslexic users online. 

He'll discuss a range of topics including:

  • Emojis, voice chat, and multimedia messaging
  • Speech to text software: Dragon Naturally Speaking, Siri / Alexa, Office Dictate, Mac OS / iOS Dictation
  • Text to speech software: Read&Write, ClaroRead, Office Speak, Mac OS / iOS Speech

Who will benefit from this webinar?

This webinar is for anyone with dyslexia, or for those who support someone with dyslexia. If you're dyslexic and are looking for advice about how technology can help you, learn from Dafydd about how technology has revolutionised his experience of dyslexia. 

The session is particularly relevant for web editors and developers working to make digital accessibility improvements for different users.

The webinar will include an opportunity for you to pose your questions to Dafydd about the topic.

Register now >>


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Further resources

Find out more about our AbilityNet Live webinar series

Blog: How can DSA help students with dyslexia?

Factsheet: Dyslexia and Technology