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What is BrowseAloud?

To make our website more accessible we use software called BrowseAloud. The BrowseAloud tool box will appear on your page. Please be patient if there is a small delay.

What is BrowseAloud?

BrowseAloud is a free-to-use computer program that reads website content aloud. As you move the cursor over the words on your screen, they are spoken out loud in a realistic human-sounding voice. BrowseAloud will automatically open on this page. Please be patient if there is a small delay.

What does BrowseAloud do?

BrowseAloud makes web content more accessible to anyone with difficulties reading, because it has the following features:

  • speaks website content aloud (including menus, hyperlinks and pdf documents),
  • highlights each word as it is spoken, showing you where you are on the page
  • makes text larger
  • provides a screen mask
  • highlights text for easier reading
  • simplifies the page to show the most important text
  • talking translator to change text from English to Welsh and many other languages

How do I use BrowseAloud?

To open BrowseAloud in future please click the speaker button at the top of the page. BrowseAloud features and options are accessed from an easy-to-use toolbar. You can position this toolbar anywhere on your screen or hide it from view, if you prefer. To close BrowseAloud please re-click the speaker button.

Who does BrowseAloud help?

BrowseAloud can help any visitor who requires online reading support. This may include people with:

  • learning difficulties such as dyslexia
  • visual impairments
  • literacy difficulties
  • people who have English as a second language

Will it cost me anything to use this service?

No. BrowseAloud is free to use.

About Us


The Regard Partnership was formed in 1994 by John Webster and John Farragher who recognised the need for community based services for people with learning disabilities and mental health needs. Since the first home opened in Kent, Regard has grown into one of the top providers or person centred care within the Learning Disability and Mental Health arenas. We now provide supported living and residential services in over 120 locations and have a specialist school and children’s services as well as day resource centres (OWL). We still work hard to maintain the original ethos and drive to provide a service based on the individual.

Please click here to download a pdf leaflet about Regard.

Our Values, Vision and Mission


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Quality is at our core


How we measure and uphold quality standards at Regard

Newsletters


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A day in the Life of


A day in the Life of

Read about a day in the life of one of our services