Education

Assistive technology to improve accessibility in education
for students with visual impairments or neurodiverse conditions

Assistive Technology for the Education Sector

Improve accessibility and provide equal access to education for students who are blind, partially sighted or have neurodiverse conditions.

Dolphin has developed a range of software products to support students throughout school, college and university.

Dolphin also provides products and advice to help educators make learning resources more accessible, so that more young people with visual impairments can reach their full potential.

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Educators' Guide to Assistive Tech

The Educators' Guide to Assistive Technology is a free resource that explores the tech available to schools, colleges and universities to help improve accessibility.

This guide helps you discover the many ways assistive technology helps students who are blind or partially sighted. It explores how tech is used to empower young people with visual impairments, throughout their education.

Claim your free copy today and find out how you can empower your students with visual impairments to be independent learners.

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SuperNova

SuperNova gives students with visual impairments equal access to education.

Learners of all ages can study in line with their classmates using SuperNova assistive technology.

There are three editions of SuperNova, which means schools can provide for a wide range of students with visual impairments. This includes students who are blind, have partial sight or low vision and young people whose sight changes throughout the school day.

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Using Connect & Learn in Class

SuperNova Connect & Learn

The classroom-ready kit of assistive technology products for students with low vision. SuperNova Connect & Learn enables students to view all learning material at the same time as their classmates.

It promotes inclusion in class and helps teachers to convert educational material into accessible formats.

Connect & Learn also saves your school money, as this budget-saving kit replaces five expensive single devices.

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EasyReader

Dolphin EasyReader makes reading more accessible. It supports readers who are blind or partially sighted, as well as learners with dyslexia and other neurodiverse conditions that might make reading print difficult. Educators can take advantage of a free trial of EasyReader Premium and set up EasyReader accounts for students.

Available on a range of devices, the blend of technology with customisable settings for audio, magnification, colour and reading speed means EasyReader is the best choice for all types of readers.

EasyReader also gives eligible students free access to thousands of accessible textbooks. It provides a direct connection to Bookshare in the US, RNIB Bookshare in the UK and access to many other accessible libraries and education collections around the world.

  More About EasyReader  

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Webinar Calendar

Free Webinars

Discover and learn more about new assistive technology - at a time that suits your workload - with Dolphin Webinars.

All our webinars are free and they give you the opportunity to gain knowledge and practical advice from the accessibility experts at Dolphin, along with our valued partners such as RNIB Bookshare and CELA.

These short online sessions explore how new features of Dolphin software help improve accessibility to education for your students with visual impairments or neurodiverse conditions such as dyslexia.

Visit our full webinar calendar to find a webinar and register your interest.

  Webinar Calendar  

EasyConverter Express

EasyConverter Express is a simple, low-cost way for your school to improve accessibility for students, teachers and parents with visual impairments.

Teachers can use it to make class handouts and educational material accessible to students who are visually impaired. Schools can convert older documents into accessible formats, with text and audio settings that meet their students' accessibility needs.

EasyConverter Express enables school staff to convert and save any Word document into accessible formats, including braille, large print and mp3.

  About EasyConverter Express  

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