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Digital Accessibility at Otterbein University

A resource guide on accessibility, making content accessible, and accessibility compliance.

What is Read & Write Gold?

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What is Read & Write Gold?

An Educational software that was designed to support students with writing, reading, and spelling difficulties. The toolbar allows students to work alongside other applications such as Microsoft Word, Email and the internet.

Improve reading and writing confidence

Read&Write lets everyone read, write and express themselves more confidently.
The easy-to-use toolbar makes documents, files and web pages more accessible. Read&Write is a big confidence booster for anyone who needs a little support with their reading and writing, at school or in the workplace. And its friendly literacy features help English Language Learners, as well as people with dyslexia or other learning difficulties.
From hearing emails or documents read out loud to text prediction, picture dictionaries and summary highlighters, Read&Write makes lots of everyday literacy tasks simpler, quicker and more accurate.

Read & Write Gold Features:

  • Hear web pages and documents read aloud to imporve reading comprehension
  • Understand unfamiliar words with text and picture dictionaries
  • Develop writing skills with word prediction
  • Support independent student research with valuable study skills tools

Read & Write Set Up

Video Tutorials on Read & Write Gold


Special Thanks to Nilda Sanchez-Rodriguez, Librarian at CCNY Libraries for sharing her wonderful Libguide that she created.

She generously permitted us to reproduce sections of it here.