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We have a great selection of downloads that you can use to give you (or someone you know) greater independent access to your computer.

MouseTool is an extremely useful utility for individuals how have difficulty clicking a mouse. Simply roll the mouse arrow over the icon or menu you want to open and MouseTool will perform a single click, double click and, if required, a drag lock.

Download MouseTool (400 KB)


BIGGY Thanks to the R J Cooper site for this. If you have a difficulty, seeing the mouse cursor on the screen Biggy offers a range of large mouse pointers. A great all-round utility that works within any software!

Download BIGGY (1.5 MB)


Click N Type is a brilliant free utility for those who need to use an on-screen keyboard. As well as having word prediction, it is possible to resize and change the keyboard layout.

Download Click N Type (400 KB)


Talking Typer If you have a visual impairment and want to learn to type, Talking Typer will take you through the learning process at your own pace. With speech feedback, an easy to use interface you will soon be learning to navigate your way round a keyboard.

Download Talking Typer (22 MB)


ReadPlease When it comes to free software it doesn't get any better than this. ReadPlease is suitable for those who have a visual impairment or experience dyslexia. By simply copying and pasting information from a word document or Internet page, ReadPlease will read or echo back the copied text.

As well as changing background colours, text can also be magnified to meet a range of needs.

Download ReadPlease (11 MB)


ReadingBar is the latest addition to the ReadPlease collection. ReadingBar seamlessly integrates into your web browser and will read information on the screen. It reads any web page, makes mp3/wav files, zooms any page, text-only version web pages, translates and much more! This is a 30 day trial.

Download ReadingBar (18 MB)


Phonetic Speller 'Werdz' is software developed by IBM that will correctly spell words such as "sossidge, lettis," and "menny utha werdz.

Werdz can be downloaded by selecting this link. (4.5 MB)


Coming soon...more great downloads including Sensory Software's 'PowerPoint Switch and Scanning' tutorial.


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Useful Links


Sight and Sound


Inclusive Technology



Reading and Writing Support


Sensory Software

Crick Software

Communication Devices

Toby Churchill (Lightwriter)

Possum (Cambridge Adaptive)

Visual Impairment


Freedom Scientific

Dolphin Group


The British Dyslexia Association

Dyslexia 'The Gift'

The Dyslexia Institute

Dyslexia Teacher


Contact Assist I.T.
If you have a query or would like impartial advice on any aspect of assistive or adaptive technology, please get in touch:

Assist I.T., 57 The Maltings, Linlithgow, EH49 6DS.

Phone: 01506 847292

Mobile: 0771 704 2670

Email: Assist I.T.

Located in central Scotland.

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