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    Created on Friday, 08 March 2019. Posted by Craig Mill

    Next January in 2020 Microsoft will officially stop supporting Windows 7. For those local authorities and schools who have not yet updated to Windows 10, there will be an impending need to do so, to avoid potential security risks. Like many others at the time, I liked Windows 7 for its reasonable st...

    Created on Sunday, 20 January 2019. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    Are you unable to run your usual Windows programs (e.g. Clicker 7) on your new Windows 10 laptop or Surface Go? It may be because they are set up with Windows 10 S, rather than Windows 10 Pro. Here's how to fix it. Yesterday I met a teacher who said Clicker 7 didn't work on their new Windows...

    Created on Tuesday, 20 December 2016. Posted by Shirley Lawson

    Allan Wilson will present our first webinar of 2017 on Wednesday 11th January.  The subject will be 'Free Windows Text to Speech Software for People with Dyslexia'.  Text to speech software is one of the most useful tools available to support learners with dyslexia / reading&n...

    Created on Thursday, 19 May 2016. Posted by Paul Nisbet

    For Digital Learning Week, we're looking at some examples of Assistive and Communication Technology and today I'm going to offer some reflections on voice output communication aids. In particular, we'll consider some pros and cons of using an iPad for communication, versus a Windows tabl...

    Created on Thursday, 02 February 2012. Posted by Craig Mill

    Ease of Access Centre Guide Microsoft has included a range of accessibility features (Accessibility Options) in its operating systems since Windows 95. Windows 7 incorporates several improvements such as a change of name from 'Accessibility Options' to 'Ease of Access Centre'. These features pr...