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Looking for technology for students

I am new in my post and am looking for information on digital recorders for students with learning difficulties and disabilities. Also I wish to source a laptop for a student who would struggle to use a keyboard and needs voice-activated software.  

We would need a company to come in and train the student/staff on the use of the equipment and software. Your ideas would be most useful.  

Helen Olley
Learning Support Assistant
York College

Editor’s note. I use an Olympus DS 40 recorder which allows me not only to record information but transfer it to my computer as an MP3 file. So far as voice activated software is concerned. I suggest you buy software and training from the same firm. There are a number of companies with national coverage including Hands Free, iansyst, Microlink and Speech Centre. 

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