Listen to our website

Listen to this website with BrowseAloud

You can listen to the council’s website using BrowseAloud, a free tool that reads web pages to you and highlights words as it reads them.

By offering this service we aim to help people with:

  • Low literacy and reading skills
  • English as a second language
  • Dyslexia
  • Mild visual impairments

It does not replace other screen readers.

Using Browsealoud

You will need speakers, or headphones.

Scroll to the bottom of the page - you will see the BrowseAloud Panel (the panel appears on all pages of the website).

BrowseAloud Panel

 

 

 

Click on the panel and the BrowseAloud Plus toolbar will appear.

BrowseAloud toolbar

 

 

There are two options for reading text: hover highlighting and text selection.

The toolbar options are:

  1. Hover Highlighting
  2. Text Selection
  3. Pause/Resume Speech
  4. Stop Speech
  5. MP3 Maker
  6. Talking Text Magnification
  7. Screen Mask
  8. Close Toolbar

Help and guidance

Visit the Browsealoud website for further support This link will take you to an external website...

Last reviewed: 06 - 12 - 2013

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