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DRC to pilot use of WordBank

During May and June the DRC website will be piloting use of WordBank the innovative multimedia definitions library. WordBank definitions include Text, images and video animations to illustrate the meaning of complex words and are of particular value to those experiencing a learning disability. See the announcement of the DRC trial, more about WordBank and Links to some Sample definitions at


  1. Mel Poluck | April 27th, 2007 | 5:31 pm

    is this the first of its kind – does anyone know?

  2. Alick Mackenzie | August 31st, 2007 | 4:28 pm

    The DRC’s pilot is live till the end of September.

    The DRC is requesting feedback from site visitors, so tell them what you think of the new product and add your comments. See it in action and learn about ‘Your Rights‘ and obligations or visit ‘Frequently Asked Questions‘ to see Word Bank in action.

    Tell the DRC what you think of Word Bank by clicking on the feedback link on the bottom of popup windows.

    John Hunt, the website Manager for the DRC says of the Word Bank pilot “We are always looking for new ways to make our information easier to understand and use. We think Word Bank can be helpful, especially if you have a learning disability or if English isn’t your first language.”

    Word Bank enables companies to extend their website accessibility and assist comprehension, learn about people it helps to reach.

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