Reading Word documents with CAR/Disability Practitioner

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Central Access Reader is freely available and is unlikely to be recommended to students as part of a needs assessment. If they have been recommend some other Text-to-speech but are studying a mathematical subject you may wish to suggest they explore CAR with their Assistive Technologist.

If a student reports that a Word document does not work with Central Access Reader then this means the document is quite inaccessible. To improve the accessibility of the document the author should convert it to Word (Structured) or Word (Structured; MathType).

Further information

The information on this page extends that on Reading Word documents with CAR but is relevant specifically for those in role Disability Practitioner.

Explaining problems to authors

To explain a problem with a Word document to an author you might direct them to the following links: