MindView has been designed as a productivity tool to enhance executive function capabilities. MindView is simple, yet sophisticated enough to assist individuals of all ages, whether they are working through their academic career or are an employee in the workplace. MindView caters to all people with neurodiversity conditions such as:
Dyslexia users benefit from mind mapping due to it being used as a visual approach to processing information. Mind maps help simplify complicated data by breaking it down into smaller pieces and segmenting it into branches. Mind mapping is also used to outline papers and reports while making use of the native assistive features listed below to populate important and relevant information.
How MindView helps dyslexics:
Key features for Dyslexia:
“Dyslexics struggle with their spoken and/or written language, following instructions, poor concentration, and carrying out analytical or logical tasks. Strategies such as mind mapping are recognized as valuable learning tools.”
Mind mapping is an effective learning strategy for people with autism. It can help them understand, remember and communicate information more efficiently.
Although autism covers a wide spectrum of conditions, mind mapping is a highly effective learning and management strategy for students or working professionals affected with this disorder. Mind mapping helps users remember any information by turning it into visually appealing diagrams. This technique works with the way the brain naturally processes information.
How MindView helps autistic individuals:
Key features for autistic individuals:
“People with autism often have difficulty communicating. Using mind maps to explain concepts and ideas can help with that. People with autism often need to break tasks down into smaller steps. Mind mapping can be a successful strategy to help with this.”
– Abi James from Assistive Learning
To accommodate people who are blind or visually impaired, MindView is tested to work with Jaws, ZoomText, SuperNova and all other screen reader software on the market. MatchWare has gone through a multiple-year review to be accredited accessible by the DAC (Digital Accessibility Center). To accomplish this, everything including the clip art is ALT-tagged accurately.
Therefore, there is no need for a keyboard and mouse to access and efficiently use MindView.
Individuals with ADHD often struggle with their working memory, and often find themselves getting distracted. This results in difficulty retaining information, understanding sequences or remembering instructions.
Mind mapping can be used as a memory recall tool by using images and colors to reinforce important topics or ideas. Mind maps are a useful way of limiting distractions by chunking ideas into individual branches. Users with ADHD find that mind mapping helps them improve focus, stay on track and keep on top of deadlines.
How MindView helps with AD(H)D:
Key features for AD(H)D:
Executive Function Disorder is used to describe a range of cognitive, behavioral, and emotional difficulties which often occur as a result of neurodiversity or a traumatic brain injury. Individuals with Executive Function Disorders struggle with planning, problem-solving, organization, and time management.
Mind mapping assists users overcome barriers created by Executive Function Disorders by making it easier to visualize and organize thoughts. The ability to transfer these thoughts into formatted Microsoft Office documents helps to improve communication and produce clearly structured and quality work.
How MindView helps with Executive Function Disorders:
Key features for Executive Function Disorders:
Visual stress is a perceptual processing condition that causes reading difficulties, headaches and visual problems from exposure to patterns in text, such as lines of text. Visual stress is linked to dyslexia and similar visual learning difficulties. Sufferers experience print distortion and fatigue when reading.
How MindView addresses visual stress, noise, speech and language:
Key features for Visual Stress: