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Recite Me Digital Accessibility User Guide

mySycous have teamed up with Recite Me to include an assistive technology toolbar which allows you to customise the website to make it work for you!

We pride ourselves on being a company that goes the extra mile to improve communication and quality of service for our customers and staff. To fulfil this mission, we now provide Recite Me assistive technology on our website, which enables our visitors to customise their experience in a way that best suits their individual needs.

Recite Me Web Accessibility and Language Toolbar

Recite Me is innovative cloud-based software that lets visitors view and use our website in a way that works best for them.

We’ve added the Recite Me web accessibility and language toolbar to our website to make it accessible and inclusive for as many people as possible.

It helps 1 in 5 people in the UK who have a disability, including those with common conditions like sight loss and dyslexia, access our website in the way that suits them best.

It also meets the needs of the 4.2 million people in the UK who speak a language other than English at home, by translating our web content into over 100 different languages.

How do I access the Recite Me toolbar?

Accessibilty help button

You can open the Recite Me Accessibility Toolbar by clicking on the "Accessibility help?" button in the top right corner of the page.

This button now appears in the top right corner of every page of our website.

After you click on the "Accessibility Help?" button at the top of the page, the Recite Me toolbar opens and displays a range of different options for customising the way the website looks and ways you can interact with the content.

How does Recite Me help me access this website?

Recite Me helps people access our website and customise the content in a way that works best for them.

The Recite Me toolbar has a unique range of functions. You can use it to:

  1. 1

    Read website text aloud (including PDFs)

  2. 2

    Download the text as an MP3 file to play it where and when it suits you

  3. 3

    Change font sizes and colours

  4. 4

    Customise background colours

  5. 5

    Translate text into more than 100 different languages

  6. 6

    Access a fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus

Play Audio

Play Audio

Back: Rewind to the previous paragraph of text

Play: Click the play button to read the text aloud

Forward: Skip forward to the next paragraph of text

Text Options

Text Options

Decrease: This will decrease the text size

Font: You can change the font that displays on the page

Increase: This will increase the text size

Colour Ruler Screen Mask

Colour, Ruler and Mask

Colour: Change the background, text, and link colours

Ruler: Click to enable the reading ruler

Screen Mask: Will create a letterbox for focused viewing of a section of the page

Dictionary Translation and Zoom

Dictionary, Translation, and Magnifier

Dictionary: Highlight and click on this to view the definition of the word

Translation: Translate text into a different language

Magnifier: Click and drag the magnifying glass to magnify text on the screen

Margins Plain Text and Download

Margins, Plain Text Mode, and Download Audio

Text Mode: Remove images to view content in plain text mode

Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column

Download Audio: Highlight the text then click the button to download the text as an audio file

Settings Reset User Guide


Settings: Adjust your Recite Me toolbar settings

Reset: This will restore the default settings

User Guide: This will give you an overview of the Recite Me toolbar features

Frequently Asked Questions

Click here to find Frequently Asked Questions about Recite Me.

Where can I find support for Recite Me?

If you have any questions about Recite Me you can contact them via email at info@reciteme.com or call 0191 432 8092.

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