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Read&Write is a literacy support tool that offers help with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments and proofing written work. 

If you have any questions, or are unable to resolve your issue, support can be received via the Service Desk.

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Features- at a glance 

Text-to-speech: Read what I type including individual words, passages, or whole documents aloud with easy-to-follow dual color highlighting. 

Text & Picture Dictionaries: Provide defnitions and display images to help with word comprehension. 

Vocabulary List: Creates a list instantly into a new doc, including selected words, the dictionary definitions, images from Widgit Symbols, and an editable notes column. 

Check It: Reviews writing for incorrect grammar, spelling (phonetic), capitalization, punctuation, verb tense and more. 

Audio Maker: Converts selected text into an audio file, and automatically downloads. 

Talk&Type: Turns the spoken word into text (unavailable for Read&Write for Mac users). 

How to Install: 

From Read&Write For Education – Reading, Literacy & Assistive Software | Texthelp click the Try Read&Write button and select the platform you’d like to use to download the installer.  

Once you download and run the installer, sign in with your school email addresses. 

Learn More: 

Take a deeper dive into the literacy support that the tool has to offer with the Read&Write Feature Tour