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Disability & Access Center

Texthelp’s Read&Write at Middle Tennessee State University

What is Read&Write?

Read&Write (R&W) is a reading/literacy program by the company TextHelp. R&W functions as an easy-to-use toolbar which is also host to many helpful study tools, including text-to-speech, predictive writing and dictionary tools.

Interested in Read&Write?

MTSU’s Disability & Access Center (DAC) and Adaptive Technology Center (ATC) are proud to offer Read&Write to MTSU students, faculty, and staff!

Here is how you can quickly get started using Read&Write:

  1. Download the appropriate version of R&W, depending on your particular technology, using the button(s) below.
    Download Read&Write for Mac OS Download Read&Write for Windows
    1. Additonal versions include: R&W for AndroidR&W for iPadR&W for Chrome, and R&W for Microsoft Edge
  2. Complete the installation of the Read & Write version you selected using standard install procedures.
    1. Please note that a restart of your device may be requested once installation is complete
  3. Sign into the program using your Microsoft/MTSU account credentials (for example: to unlock unlimited use of the software’s premium features.
    1. Typically, you will be automatically prompted to login after launching the program to unlock all features. If you do need to find the login option manually, it is located under Options > Account. Below is an example illustrating this on the Google Chrome version of R&W:

Training and Features of Read&Write

Before getting started with using Read&Write, we highly recommend you take a moment to first view the short video below which highlights many of R&W’s core features and shows the software in use:

Features of Read&Write (Presentation at MTSU in 2016):

Helpful guides from TextHelp

Looking for more advanced info? Texthelp offers our students a massive amount of readily available training and resources (including fundamentals for each OS version available!) here: Read & Write Academy. Finally, helpful videos and demonstrations are available on their YouTube channel.

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The Disability & Access Center is located in Keathley University Center, room 107.  You can contact us on our office phone at 615-898-2783, by email, or by fax at 615-898-4893.

The Disability & Access Center office hours are as follows:

Monday:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Tuesday:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Wednesday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Thursday: 8:00 am – 4:30 pm
Friday:  8:00 am – 4:30 pm