Learning Needs Guide

Find the right tool for each student

Discover the tools available to DSA students from the Texthelp Group and how they address different learning needs.

We’ll be updating this page regularly to make sure all the information displayed is accurate.

Across the Texthelp Group, we design technology to help students meet the challenges of reading, writing, maths and study.

Discover more about our DSA product range below. You can also visit our DSA page, where you can request your assessor copy.


Helps millions of students worldwide to read, and write, research and express themselves independently.


Makes maths digital and accessible. Type, handwrite, or dictate any expression, with no tricky coding to master.

Writing Helper

Writing Helper helps students to organise and structure their written assignments from question to submission.

Global Tasks

Global Tasks is a task management tool that reduces stress and helps you stay on top of your work.


AutoCorrect offers automatic spelling correction as you type, in any programme.


ClaroRead is a simple, easy-to-use and flexible software program that helps you to read, write, study, sit exams, and increase your confidence.

Who is this guide for?

This guide is primarily for DSA Assessors who want to find the right tool to support each learning need. It can be difficult to keep up to date when technology moves so fast. So if you want more information on a Texthelp Group Product for a DSA student - you’ve come to the right place. 

What information does this guide cover?

This guide breaks down all the tools we provide into easy to digest chapters. Let’s take a look at those now: 

Reading and writing difficulties

Including Dyslexia, Dyspraxia, Dyscalculia or Dysgraphia.

Mental health problems

Including anxiety, OCD, stress, and working memory difficulty.

Visual impairment

Including visual stress, Irlen Syndrome, retinal migraines, visual acuity and blurred vision.

Hearing impairment

Including partial or full hearing loss.

Motion, dexterity and physical disabilities

Including Dyspraxia, Tourette Syndrome, ME, Multiple Sclerosis and Fibromyalgia.

Cognition and sensory processing

Including ADHD/ADD, Autism Spectrum Disorder, epilepsy, fatigue.