Assistive technology plays such a significant role in the lives of those with dyslexia although Shae still gets lost using google maps. In this podcast, Shae speaks with Jack Churchill, with Co-Founder and CEO of Scanning Pens.

Jack is passionate about technology being a great enabler. He is determined to help young people and adults with dyslexia obtain greater access to assistive technology both in their everyday lives and exams. He sits on the board of BATA (the British Assistive Technology Association), St Mary’s Calne School and the International Churchill Society. Jack has a BSc (Hons) in Publishing & Information Systems and lives in Wiltshire in England with his wife, Charlotte and three children. Jack is proud to be the CEO and co-founder of Scanning Pens. Twitter handle: @jackthetweet


About Scanning Pens:

Scanning Pens give students the confidence to read independently.  They provide reading aids for those with Special Educational Needs/ SpLD as well as those wishing to improve their literacy. Scanning Pens is the world’s leading supplier of pen scanners, their ExamReader scanner is approved by many leading exam boards.  The sister product the ReaderPen includes dictionaries and voice & data storage, making it an all round tool for supporting learning.  Scanning Pens have offices in the UK, US, Canada, Australia & India and are proud to push a positive dyslexia message through their campaign #SucceedWithDyslexia.  For more info visit

 Shae really hopes you enjoy this fantastic podcast.

We provide technology that allows students and adults who have reading difficulties such as dyslexia or English as a second language to access printed text, anywhere anytime. 

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