Read/Write Gold

Read&Write lets everyone read, write and express themselves more confidently.

Read&Write has been a market leader in the literacy support field for many years and is one of the pioneers in this genre of inclusive software. Read&Write Gold is essentially a literacy support tool. It is designed to assist users of all ages in writing, reading and research when using applications on the computer. Students frequently need extra assistance when reading or composing text in a number of different contexts. 

The phonetic spell checker, dictionary, homophone checker, word prediction and all other features offer voiced feedback. The ability to have something voiced back to a user is extremely accommodating. Every student or user can benefit from hearing text. 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 :

  • To help in identifying spelling mistakes, poor grammar, added or missed words and overly short or long sentences To self-appraise text that has been created by the users
  • To assist in study and research, especially challenging passages and content
  • To read websites, emails and to functionally use in composing and accessing Blogs, Wikis, Twitter and chat sessions To alleviate fatigue when reading large amounts of text
  • To clarify and provide auditory cues in order to hear the function and use of punctuation. 

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. Its friendly literacy features help English Language Learners, as well as people with dyslexia or other learning difficulties. Read and Write Gold is available on all student computers within the University and is available to staff upon request.