As a deaf person I have daily issues dealing with idiots,eg people who tell me to get a hearing aid without knowing what type of hearing loss I have, and newsagents who hide their cash register display behind sweet racks etc etc. I suddenly wondered how do blind people access the internet. So i googled for text to speech free software and chose natural reader. I installed it and went to plusnet forums page, clicked on control and f9 and the software read out my latest post beautifully and loud even for deaf old me. I was gobsmacked. Oh the joys of technology. So oif any of you good people have eyesight problems please d/l the free natural reader software its simply brilliant
Yep, if I recall correctly MidnightCaller uses such a software package himself as he's dyslexic (so has difficulty processing written words). It's also worth mentioning that anyone with a Mac has text-to-speech software built in to their computer… including a voice that reads stuff out to the tune of Land of Hope and Glory.