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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 York St John.

Training can be on the assistive software available on the York St John 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:


Record your lectures and annotate as you go along. This is available via AppsAnywhere or on individual devices. Contact for a loan licence.

Support is available from the Glean Skills Portal.

(This replaces Sonocent Audio Notetaker. If you need access to this, please contact


This dyslexia software features toolbar support for reading, writing and research. It is available via AppsAnywhere using your York St John email credentials.

Get started with Texthelp Academy.


Plan and develop your ideas visually before exporting to Word or Powerpoint. This is available via AppsAnywhere or on individual devices. Contact for a loan licence.

Get help from the MindView YouTube channel.


Structure your ideas and thoughts visually using diagram and map views. This is available via AppsAnywhere.

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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