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How speech recognition can alleviate RSI pain

RSI, also known as repetitive strain injury, is a common health condition that is often closely linked to physical activity whilst working. In fact, 1 in 50 of all UK workers in the UK have reported an RSI condition. It is when an individual sustains damage to their muscles, tendons and nerves through an action […]

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September 15, 2022
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Using Dragon with Read&Write by TextHelp

Read&Write by TextHelp is software that aims to support those with Dyslexia and other learning difficulties. More specifically, TextHelp’s Read&Write assists users with grammar, punctuation and white display backgrounds – Allowing them to choose the colour of their computer’s background to better suit their needs (many people with Dyslexia struggle to read from contrasting backgrounds, […]

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October 4, 2021
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Ergonomic Tips for Working From Home

Ergonomics: “Relating to or designed for efficiency and comfort in the working environment.” (Oxford Dictionaries) Of course, this has always been an important aspect of a healthy working life, however, much like many other things, ergonomics has accelerated since the appearance of COVID-19. With working from home the new normal, and some questionable work set-ups […]

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April 13, 2021
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5 Must-Have Dyslexia Resources

More than 2 million people in the UK are severely affected by Dyslexia (Nessy) but each person faces different obstacles. Therefore, finding resources that are beneficial is extremely personal and individual; what works for one, may not work for another. That’s why we’ve selected a variety of dyslexia resources that we hope will be useful […]

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October 8, 2020
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How Do Companies Remove Barriers to Their Workplace?

At How Do I? we believe in people and their differences — Our app is a resolution to workplace barriers and makes workplaces more accessible through mobile technology. As a company that wants to change the narrative around disability and employment, it’s important for us to be an example of best practice — We have to practice what we […]

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June 25, 2019
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How To Support Someone With A Learning Disability

What is a learning disability? The NHS defines a learning disability as something that affects the way a person understands information and how they communicate. Ultimately, this means that those affected may have trouble: 1.5 million people are experiencing this difficulty thus it’s important that they are supported, empowered and their needs cared for. However, […]

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June 14, 2019
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Dragon dyslexia software

Utilize Assistive Technology with the Access to Work Scheme

Speech technology is widely used in various professional sectors, but did you know it is also a form of assistive technology? If you are affected by physical or mental illness that prohibits you from fulfilling your job role, then you are eligible for the Access to Work scheme. Here at VoicePower, we are proud to […]

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February 26, 2019
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Dragon & Decoding Dyslexia

In aid of Dyslexia Awareness Week, here at VoicePower, we wanted to explore how our expertise in speech recognition may offer aid to Dyslexic individuals. So, with that in mind, we have teamed up with John Hicks – an advocate at the forefront of the dyslexic community and the father of Jess, a university student […]

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October 4, 2018
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