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Accessibility tools

The digital tools outlined on this page are designed to make it easier to read and write. Most of these tools are designed for people with some type of functional impairment, but all students at the University have access to most of them and could find them useful.

Ally

Ally is a tool in Canvas that makes it possible to access documents in different formats. For example, you can listen to literature that has been uploaded, access it in e-Pub format in order make it easier to read on a mobile, or in braille if you are visually impaired.

Read more about Ally in the Canvas student guide – canvas.education.lu.se (requires log in)

TorTalk

TorTalk is a speech synthesiser that can read digital texts right on your computer or tablet. You do not need to download the file for TorTalk to work. You can use it in Inspera, for example (as long as you are not using Safe Exam Browser). 

Read more about TorTalk in the Canvas student guide – canvas.education.lu.se (requires log in)

Or download TorTalk via the University Libraries – emedia.lub.lu.se

EasyReader

EasyReader is a program for listening to audiobooks and having texts read aloud. If you have a Legimus account, you can access EasyReader via the Swedish Agency for Accessible Media.

Read more about EasyReader – legimus.se

Stava Rex

Stava Rex is an advanced spell checker for Swedish that you can access via the Lund University Libraries.

Read more about downloading Stava Rex – emedia.lub.lu.se

Spell Right

Stava Rex is an advanced spell checker for English that you can access via the Lund University Libraries.

Read more about Spell Right – emedia.lub.lu.se