Disability Services

Read & Write Learning Assistance Tool Designed For You

LCSC students, faculty and staff have FREE access to Read & Write, an award-winning literacy software tool that can help students improve reading, writing, research and study skills. Read & Write also has a variety of tools that benefit the English Language Learner who may struggle with reading fluency, comprehension, and word pronunciation.

More information about the software is available on the Read & Write website.

The customizable, easy-to-use toolbar seamlessly integrates with common applications including Microsoft Word, Google Docs, Adobe Reader, and Safari, Chrome and Internet Explorer Web browsers.

Download Read & Write for your personal computer

Read & Write is available free of charge for use on your personal Windows or Mac computer.

  1. Open a Web browser and go to LCSC Warrior Web 
  2. Enter your LCSC user ID and password
  3. Choose Student, Faculty, or Employee from the menu
  4. Under the first category, Information, choose Read & Write Learning Assistance Tool
  5. Follow the instructions below for PC or Mac to download and install the software on your personal computer

PC install instructions

Mac install instructions

Download Read & Write for your Android Tablet or IPad

  1. Go to the App Store and search Read&Write (no spaces), then install the app
  2. After the app is installed on your device, open the app
  3. You will be brought to a Welcome Screen, here you will tap Start Setup Wizard
  4. Tap Enable Keyboard
  5. Tap Make Default
  6. Choose: ‘Yes I am an existing Read&Write customer’, then tap Next Step
  7. Enter in LCSC’s serial number- 440551445879047223, in the space provided
  8. Choose the options that you would like the program to do, then you are finished

If you want help learning this amazing tool, stop in at The Writing Center in the LCSC Library, Room 172 or call (208)-792-2433 or Disabilty Services in RCH 111 at (208) 792-2211.

If you have trouble downloading, contact the IT Helpdesk at (208) 792-2231.