Listening to this site
You can listen to the content of this site either by using
screen reader software installed on your computer or by clicking
the 'Listen' icon which appears at the top of every page.
Listen to our website
You can listen to this website using the Dixerit Plus service.
This service is easy to use, free, and helps people who find it
hard to read, such as those with dyslexia or learning difficulties,
those for whom English is not their first language, and those with
mild visual impairments. It is not designed to replace screen
reader software such as JAWS.
Using Dixerit Plus
Dixerit Plus is
available to listen to most pages on this site. On any page where
you see the "Listen to our website" icon shown right, simply click
the icon and the Dixerit Plus controls will be displayed.
Listening to pages
Listen to a section of text by
highlighting it and then clicking the "Read Text" icon.
Listen to any paragraph by
hovering your mouse pointer over it, and clicking the paragraph
icon that appears after a short time.
Listen to all of the links on
the page by clicking the "Read Links" icon. Each link is read out
with a number - to follow a particular link just enter the link's
number in the "Goto" box and click "Go".
After listening to a section of
text you can save the speech file by clicking on the "Save" icon.
You will be prompted for a filename and location to save the file,
using your computer's standard file window.
You can stop Dixerit Plus from
reading by clicking the "Stop" icon.
Changing speech settings
You can change the settings
for Dixerit Plus by clicking the "Settings" icon.
If you need extra help click on
the "Help" icon. This provides the most up-to-date help for Dixerit
Plus and may include information that isn't available here.
To exit Dixerit Plus and remove
the toolbar click the "Exit" icon. The toolbar will be removed and
you will be returned to the website.