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>>Wade: Hi. I'm Wade Wingler with the Indata Project at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana.You
know there are all kinds of solutions out there to help folks who have
learning disabilities and literacy issues and our friend Mike is going to show us
a little bit about WYNN or What You Need Now. >>Mike: Hi. I'm Mike Wood with Freedom Scientific
and I'm here today to show you a little bit about WYNN which is our
program to help with reading and writing disabilities, Dyslexia and also some low vision functionalities
built into it. And it's called WYNN which stands for What
You Need Now and it allows you to take anything that is text based or electronically
based and convert it to an accessible file where you can have it read out loud to you.
With highlighting, so it's really nice for those that need audio feedback from
material as well as visual feedback. And I will show you here just how it does
some reading actually. All I have to do is click on a read button.
>>Computer voice: are new to WYNN, follow the guidelines below.
>>Mike: And as you see it will read it and highlight it as it reads it. You also have
functionality of dictionaries so if you have students that need help with definitions
of words you can quickly look up the definition of a word and it will read
the definitions to them. It also has notetaking features, study tools, note cards and lots
of different things to help with researching, writing, studying and reading.
So, it's really powerful overall program that will cover you from any age level.
We also have built in here different functionality for magnification and things like that. So,
if you need to increase font size to help you read it, increase line spacing,
change color backgrounds on documents. You can do all that as we'll. So, it's
a really powerful program and if you have any other questions look into it, check it
out we have a downloadable demo on our website. So you can download it and get a free 30 day
trial. >>Wade: So, there's some handy tools to make
reading just a little bit easier. That's your tech tip for this week. I'm
Wade Wingler with the Indata Project at Easter Seals Crossroads in Indiana.