Reading resource room - Östersund


The Reading resource rooms are available for students with visual or print impairments. The computers in the rooms are equipped with special programs designed to help you read and write.

The Reading resource rooms are located in the G Building on floor 3 room G3364. The computers are bookable and available 24 hours a day.

Individual guidance of the Reading resource room

Malin Johansson

Computer software in the Reading resource room


To be able to read Daisy books on a computer, you need a reading program. Amis can be downloaded for free.

Gustavas ordböcker

Swedish and English thesaurus. Includes words, expressions, synonyms, examples, phrases and foreign words. In these thesauri you can find a word even if you misspell it.

Screen Ruler

Allows you to enhance and change the contrast of the text by dragging a magnifying strip over it.


An English spelling program.

Stava Rex

A Swedish spelling program. The program is developed for those with dyslexia, but is also used by those with other reading disabilities.


Program for reading e-text.

Tor Talk

Tor talk is a text-to-speech program that can read all kind of texts on the screen.


A magnification program with magnification from 1,25 to 36 times. Text smoothing for all colours. Good settings for mouse and cursor. Texts read with speech synthesis.