Help neurodiverse students to achieve more

with reading and writing

ClaroRead helps students to be more confident, independent and productive learners by providing an effective suite of reading, writing and study tools.

Use ClaroRead to:

  1. Text to speech with a range of voices
  2. Speech to text using the Dragon speech recognition software
  3. Convert printed paper documents and image files into accessible PDF, Word and plain text documents
  4. Proofing written work to ensure it’s of a high standard

Features at a glance

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    Text-to-Speech: Read what is typed including individual words, passages, or whole documents aloud with easy-to-follow dual colour highlighting.

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    Spellchecker: Speaking spellcheck lets you select the word you want by hearing the alternatives.

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    Listening later: Read text into an audio or video file to listen to later.

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    Scanning (OCR): Convert printed documents and image files into PDF, Word and many other formats for reading and annotation later.

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      Dictation: When paired with Dragon Professional. (not included)

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      Dictionary: Speaking dictionary for any word in any program with over 300,000 English definitions.

    • Eye scan icon

      Screen capture: Make any text displayed on the screen read aloud

    What DSA Assessors say about ClaroRead

    “Students love ClaroRead, and students with dyslexia have come to depend on it. It makes an amazing difference to our struggling students – it is a game-changer.”

    Where it works:

    ClaroRead is available for Windows, macOS, Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge. Students can use ClaroRead on their Chromebook, laptop or MacBook.

    DSA ClaroRead licences now include OrbitNote, our PDF editor, and AutoCorrect, an automatic spelling correction tool.

    Be sure to check the OrbitNote and AutoCorrect boxes in the form below to get your Assessor Copy.

    Request your assessor copy of ClaroRead

    An essential part of your role is making sure you know which tool is right for which student. That’s why you can request your copy of all of our tools here. Simply complete the form and leave the rest to us.

    Why do we need this detail?

    The information you provide in this form will help us to direct you to the right person. It means we’ll be able to reply to you faster.

    When can you expect to hear from us?

    We try to respond to you within 24 hours (max). Sometimes that isn’t always possible (over the weekend for example). But we’ll try to get back to you as soon as possible.


    • Yes - The software can be used with headphones.

    • Yes- you can choose from 80 voices in 30 languages.

    • Yes. ScreenRuler for PC and ScreenRuler for Mac supports dual monitors.