WYNN Instructions

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					WYNN Reader 5.1



   1. Toolbars-every toolbar includes the ―Read‖ function
           a. File Management – Blue
              Basic file functions-open/close/save/print
              Also-Read the Web
           b. Reading Styles – Green
              Use to adjust appearance of screen to suit visual preferences
                 Also adjust reading options, speed, and pauses
           c. Study Skills – Pink
              Dictionary, Bookmarks, Thesaurus, Highlighters, Notes
           d. Writing Tools – Yellow
              Copy/paste, word prediction, fonts, spell check
   2. Voice Settings
           a. SAPI 5 voices = more human sounding
              SAPI 4 voices = more computer sounding
           b. Changing the speech settings
              Settings-Speech Settings—changes voice, volume, pitch, rate
           c. Read Aloud As I Type – use to hear letters, words, or
              phrases spoken as they are typed. Select ―Off‖ if not desired
           d. Self- Pace Settings from the Green Toolbar = sets how much
              the computer will read without stopping.
                 Continuous – computer reads until the Paused
                 By Line – reads one line of text at a time
                 By Sentence – reads until reaches end of a sentence
                 By Paragraph – reads one paragraph at a time
   3. Visual Settings
           Sets the size, font, text and background display colors

Jenna Goodman OTR/L, LATS
TST BOCES
555 Warren Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-257-2530
jgoodman@tstboces.org
             Changing the visual settings
             Settings-Visual Settings
   4. Word Prediction Settings
          Changes size, font, text and background color, moving or
          stationary prediction box, phonetic prediction option
          Changing Word Prediction settings
             Settings-Word Prediction
   5. Custom Toolbars
      If preferred, a custom toolbar with only the chosen icons can be
      created.
      Settings-Customize Toolbar
   6. Reading the Web
      Save preferred homepage, web reading settings
      Settings-Web Settings
   7. Saving Settings
      Once preferred settings are determined, save them as a specific user
      or as the default settings.
      Settings-Save Settings
   8. Obtaining Digital Materials
      a. In the WYNN program, select Open File, Look In-select the file
      Make sure to change Files of Type to All Files
      b. Scanning-can be done with the WYNN WIZARD version of the
         software. Place the page on the scanner, click Scan from the File
         Management Toolbar
      c. Bookshare (www.bookshare.org) or Project Gutenberg
         (www.gutenberg.org/catalog/) for digital versions of current and
         classic literature.
      d. Assignments, classnotes, worksheets, etc. can be emailed to the
         student, saved as a Microsoft Word File, then opened up in WYNN

Jenna Goodman OTR/L, LATS
TST BOCES
555 Warren Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-257-2530
jgoodman@tstboces.org
      e. New textbooks can be ordered from the publisher in a digital
         format and then read using WYNN.




Jenna Goodman OTR/L, LATS
TST BOCES
555 Warren Rd
Ithaca, NY 14850
607-257-2530
jgoodman@tstboces.org

				
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