A reading disability can be a real hindrance when you
want to use the Internet. From blogs and websites to forums and newsgroups,
most online activities are text based. Naturally, it is hard to use and enjoy
the world wide web when reading is a time-consuming struggle. Luckily, this
doesn't mean that you can't benefit from the internet in the way that other
people do. If you have a reading disability, software like TextAloud can
change the way you use your computer.
Imagine the following scenario: Instead of sitting there
peering at your screen, trying to make sense of the mass of words on your
glaring computer screen, you can lie back and close your eyes. While you're
focusing on listening and absorbing the content, TextAloud reads your chosen
texts out loud. Using pleasant, natural-sounding voices, this reading disability
software will read emails, web pages, documents, and anything else that you
like. Accessing online information and enjoying the web becomes significantly
easier with the help of TextAloud.
Another benefit of using TextAloud is that it can double
your productivity. It goes without saying that you don't have to lie back
and listen to the texts – you can listen while you're doing something completely
different. Imagine "reading" a report or your daily emails while you're
working on your website or editing your photos – and this is entirely possible
with the help of this reading disability software. You can even leave your
computer behind altogether, because TextAloud can save your daily readings
to MP3 or Windows Media files. This enables you to take your chosen texts
with you and listen to them on your iPod or PocketPC when you're on the
train, in your car or even at the gym.
TextAloud can help you use the Internet in a way that suits you. This is what one of our users said:
"I have a reading disability and dyslexia. TextAloud has enhanced my life and given me a way around things I once found difficult, like gathering information from the Internet, studying, or preparing for upcoming events."
- Eileen G.