5th June 2000

 

COMPUTER TECHNOLOGY GIVES HELP TO DYSLEXICS

 

A roadshow highlighting new computer software to help those with dyslexia will be in Lincoln and Hull next week.

 

The University of Lincolnshire & Humberside will host the special exhibitions, staged jointly by Sight and Sound Technologies of Northampton and the university’s Disability Access Resources and Technology service (DART).

 

The roadshow will be at the George Street campus in Hull on Monday 12th June and in room 15 of the university’s Learning Resource Centre in Lincoln on Tuesday 13th June. The event runs from 11am until 3pm on both days and admission is free.

 

“The roadshow will highlight Dyslexia Awareness Day by showcasing software which reads books, magazines and letters, screen magnifiers for those with impaired vision and special computer programmes for primary education,” said Nick Morgan of Sight and Sound Technologies.

 

For more information on Sight and Sound products call 01604 798000.

 

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For more information on this press release contact:

 

Jez Ashberry

Press and Media Relations Manager

University of Lincolnshire & Humberside

Tel: 01522 886042

email: jashberry@lincoln.ac.uk