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Digital training and support

Assistive technology

Training and support on accessibility and software to help your studies.

Software to support your study is available on our campus PCs. It can help you with note taking, reading, planning and writing. You can read more about the software in our support booklet:

Assistive tech to support study (PDF 0.7 MB)

Book a training session

We provide training on the use of assistive technology for students and staff at YSJ.

Training can be on the assistive software available on the YSJ network, through Disabled Students' Allowances (DSA) and Access to Work. We can also advise on creating accessible resources.

Book a training session

For further information please contact

Our resources

There is also online support available to help you use assistive technology. We recommend using the resources below:

Audio Notetaker: 

Record your lectures and annotate as you go along. 

Support is available from Sonocent Support Hub


This dyslexia software features toolbar support for reading, writing and research. 

Get started with texthelp training. For further help use the software forum


Plan and develop your ideas visually before exporting to Word or Powerpoint. 

Get help from the MindView YouTube channel and manual


Structure your ideas and thoughts visually using diagram and map views. 

Use the Getting Started or Quick Reference Card to begin. Further support is available through training videos


For further information and guides to university software consult our A-Z of software. 

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