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The IoP have recently published a guide to supporting STEM students with dyslexia.   View the publication in our file section.
 


A mobile phone translating various languagesVoice recognition comes of age
Engineers have been working on voice recognition for over 40 years, and it has always been a bit sci-fi – but has its time finally come?

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Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12 screenshotSoftware reviews - recognition software
Voice recognition technology has come of age, and not just on the desktop - now you can talk to your phone as well as your callers, in multiple languages too.

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An impressive scribble portrait of Morgan Freeman. Vince Low creates art from the chaos of pen linesDoodle know who it is yet? Artist scribbles portraits of famous dyslexics to highlight condition

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He created the range to put a dyslexic perspective on everyday household items. His designed upside down mugs which are easier to lift and are harder to knock overUpside down mugs and double-hooked coat hangers especially designed to make the world easier for dyslexics

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Date: 1 October 2012

Steven Spielberg opens up about his dyslexia
At 65, Spielberg has opened up about being diagnosed with dyslexia five years ago – a revelation he describes as “the last puzzle part in a tremendous mystery that I’ve kept to myself all these years.”
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A feature that I have found, but has potential conflict with other, speech recognition systems. Find Control Panel. Look for speech recognition. Have a go,  do not use if you have any other speech recognition system. Microsoft do have a free disability service https://support.microsoft.com/en-gb/answerdesk/accessibility read more...
Posted by Brian Reynolds on Engineers and Dyslexia Aug 14, 2016 10:11 AM BST

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