Assistive Technology

Read&Write and OrbitNote Literacy Supports by Texthelp

Texthelp's Read&Write and OrbitNote are flexible literacy support tools that offers help with everyday tasks like reading text out loud, understanding unfamiliar words, researching assignments and proofing written work.  These tools can help students to study, revise, proofread, and increase their understanding of content.  

Who Can Use Read&Write and OrbitNote

  • Any faculty, staff or student who has a valid UNCW domain account (login).
  • Read&Write and OrbitNote can be downloaded and installed on your university-owned or personal device.

How To Get Read&Write

How to Get OrbitNote: PDF Editor

OrbitNote  - Google Chrome
Texthelp PDF Reader - Google Chrome Extension

OrbitNote - Microsoft Edge
Texthelp PDF Reader - Microsoft Edge Addons

OrbitNote Information Website: PDF Reader - Edit PDF Files & Worksheets With Our PDF Editor | Texthelp 


To maximize your experience using the Read&Write's full capabilities, we strongly encourage you to review the training information on the Texthelp site: Read&Write Help | Texthelp

Texthelp's YouTube Playlist for Higher Education: Higher Education - YouTube

Read&Write and OrbitNote Product Support


Read&Write and OrbitNote are available for UNCW students, faculty and staff through sponsorship
by the Disability Resource Center (DRC).

To learn about DRC: UNCW Disability Resource Center Webpage