Accessibility Support 

The following accessibility support is available to you

There are also a number of accessibility tools detailed below.

Windows PCs

Accessibility settings can be customised on Windows computers using ‘Ease of Access’ from 'Settings' Illustrative image Illustrative image
More information: Windows Ease of Access Centre

Apple Macs

Accessibility settings can be customised on Apple Mac computers using ‘Accessibility’. Illustrative image
More information: Apple accessibility options

Microsoft Immersive Reader

The Microsoft Immersive Reader is a free tool, built into Word, OneNote, Outlook, Microsoft Teams, Forms, and the Edge browser, that implement proven techniques to improve reading & writing for people regardless of their age or ability.

More information: Microsoft Immersive Reader

Moodle accessibility tool

The Moodle accessibility tool can be used to customise Moodle display settings e.g. setting your preferred colours &  fonts. Illustrative image Illustrative image Illustrative image
More information: Moodle Accessibility Tool

Microsoft Teams accessibility tools

Microsoft Teams allows you to use a screen-reader with the app

During Teams meetings you have the following accessibility options

Inspiration 9

Inspiration 9 is used to create mind maps for assignment planning Illustrative image and can be accessed via the startmenu on University computers. Illustrative image  

More Information: Inspiration 9 (mind mapping)

Read & Write - Texthelp

This software includes on-screen text to speech, and other tools to help with reading & writing Illustrative image and is available via the Start menu on University computers. Illustrative image
More information: Read & Write


SensusAccess allows automatic conversion of documents into a range of media Illustrative image including audio books, e-books, and digital Braille, and can also convert inaccessible documents into a more accessible format.
It is accessed via or alternatively from the SensusAccess Moodle page.
More information: SensusAccess

Video captions

Captions are available on any Microsoft Stream or eStream recordings using the CC icon. 

Please note recordings done in a live environment use machine-generated captions, the accuracy of these varies depending on the audio quality, topic and speaker, and therefore are unlikely to be 100% accurate.

Video guides

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