Internet screenreader - Browsealoud
The software can be downloaded by clicking on the Browsealoud icon below. Once clicked the simple instructions for setting this up will appear on your screen.
Harrow's website provides an online screenreader to help the visually impaired. This is software which reads the text on the screen and "speaks" those words to you.
Important information for people who do not use a mouseBrowsealoud is a product which has been designed to be used primarily by mouse movements. If you do not use a mouse, or are unable to use a mouse, you should enable mousekeys.
To do this -
open the control panel
select accessibility options
select the "mouse" tab
switch on mousekeys you will be able to control the mouse using your numeric keypad
This will allow you to navigate to text on web pages which would normally be inaccessible using the keyboard. You can change Browsealoud settings by double clicking on the Browsealoud icon in the system tray.
Browsealoud Video Tour
Browsealoud Video Tour explains the functionality of Browsealoud.
Browsealoud very occassionally conflicts with screen readers which may be already installed on your PC. In the rare instances this conflict occurs please disable other screen readers whilst using Browsealoud.
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