We are a member of Language Line. You can use this translation service to have information in this magazine
or any conversations you need to have with us translated into your language over the telephone.
Large print, Braille and audio versions of echo are available on request.
If you have difficulty reading, or English is not your first language, do you know
that we have a tool on our website that can help you?
BrowseAloud reads out sections of text on the website in English or the
language of your choice. You can even record the reading as an MP3 audio file
which can be saved to your computer.
Text to speech button
This button highlights each word as it is read aloud while simultaneously highlighting the
sentence or paragraph in a contrasting colour.
Spoken and written translation buttons
Translates web pages into 78 languages and speaks the translated text where there is a matching
voice. Currently there are 35matching voices available.
MP3 maker button
Converts text to an MP3 audio file which can be saved and listened to at a later time or
transferred to a CD or USB stick.
Text magnifier button
Magnifies text as it is read aloud, displaying and highlighting it in a single line at the top of the
screen as it is read out.
Screen mask button
A semi-opaque black mask extends across your screen leaving a letterbox reading window
clear, helping users focus on the section of the web page they are most interested in.
Presents the current web page in a more user-friendly layout that is free from the secondary
information on the page such as adverts.