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Looking for assistive software to recommend to your students?

Discover how Ayoa, our all-in-one, inclusive assistive software, helps aid students in their studies.

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Software which your students will love


Ayoa is an all-in-one tool that helps students manage their studies, from capturing lesson notes and revising for exams to structuring essays and organising their workload.

Ayoa’s visual nature makes it perfect for neurodivergent students to easily capture and convey information. We also offer a number of interchangeable viewing styles for students to choose from, allowing them to work and study in the way that suits them best.

Whiteboards

Students can start from a blank slate to capture their ideas and organise their entire life in whatever way they see fit with our highly visual whiteboards.

Easily break down information

Create a visual mood board for coursework and revision

Visually organise information

Use our intuitive drag and drop functionality

Add images, videos and files for visual stimuli

Mind mapping

A popular visual thinking tool among students, mind mapping in Ayoa combines colours, images and visual-spatial arrangement to help students:

Aid revision and boost memory

Structure essays and homework

Use visuals for recall and association

Add clarity to lesson notes

Show/hide information to reduce distractions

Choose between 4 unique mind map styles to suit their needs

Task management

For students looking to manage their homework and revision plans, Ayoa’s colourful task boards give students a space to organise their work, including:

Visual indicators on tasks, such as urgency and importance tags

Progress percentage bars on tasks

Start and due dates

Checklists and notes

Add cover images for visual recall

Choose between 3 different task board styles

 

Ayoa Ultimate also hosts a number of additional features

 

Designed with neurodivergent individuals in mind don’t miss out on the further benefits of Ayoa Ultimate to take your students’ learning, productivity, and overall wellbeing to higher levels:

 

Bibliography Builder

Allow students the ability to focus on their theses rather than getting overwhelmed by fiddly style guides with the automatic creation of references and a bibliography.

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Voice Notes

Give students the gift of sound within the visual realm of mind maps to create a sensory combo which makes articulating thoughts and remembering ideas that much easier.

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Freehand Draw

Activate for when students want to create mind maps as if they were drawn by hand on paper and truly reflective of their thoughts, with all the added benefits of digital mind mapping.

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AI Mind Maps & Whiteboards

Help students overcome task paralysis, work more sustainably around a task, and receive extra guidance on a difficult essay when they don’t know where to start. The possibilities are endless.

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Presentation Mode

Let students present the organic flow of their thoughts directly from Ayoa. Presentation mode is distraction free, intuitive and creates the most dynamic presentations.

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Gantt Timeline

Make students’ first impression of Gantt visual, flexible, and immersive, so they can track their progress in a way that combats time blindness and overwhelm, whilst developing management skills.

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Integrations

Reduce the app overload of modern students with Ayoa’s collection of integrations, making it easier for students to evaluate everything they have going on – both academically and in their day to day life.

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Video Collaboration

Bring interaction back into student learning with the ability to launch video calls directly in Ayoa for collaboration with fellow students or study skills tutors.

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Brainstorm Solo

Whilst working on group projects shield students from the ideas of others to reduce groupthink issues plus overwhelm, and make space for individuals who might need extra processing time.

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We’re here to help!

Interested in recommending our assistive software to your students?

We’d love to offer you a free bespoke training session to introduce you to Ayoa’s neurodiversity-friendly features and how they can help those with dyslexia, dyspraxia, ADHD, autism and other neurological differences – which you can then demonstrate to your students.

By booking, you’ll receive a personalised, one-to-one demo with a member of our team, who can answer any questions you may have. You’ll even get an Ayoa licence and certificate upon completion!


 

Claim your FREE Ayoa Ultimate licence

 

Perfect for needs assessors, disability advisors, assistive technology trainers or study skills tutors, your free licence will allow you to:

Explore our software and learn how to use our range of features, before training others.

Work together with your students when planning their essays, using collaborative mind maps, tasks & more.

Experience Ayoa first-hand so that you can become an expert on how it will support your students.

Use Ayoa with your students remotely, with comments, video chat and instant messaging.


Book a bespoke training session with a member of our team to guide you through our software and upon ‘graduation’ gain your free licence!

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Templates for students

Give your students the head start they need with their time at university with Ayoa’s templates:

 
Critical Thinking template - Ayoa
Morning of the Exam template - Ayoa
Storyboard template - Ayoa
Essay planner template - Ayoa
Destress template - Ayoa
Class Notes template - Ayoa

Further reading

If you’d like to learn more about how Ayoa as an app and as a company is helping neurodivergent students, check out our recommended reading below:

 
How can I improve my study skills with mind mapping?
Mind mapping & dyslexia software tool - Ayoa
7 mind mapping uses for students
Dyslexia case study
6 ways to get exam ready with mind mapping
How to structure an essay using Ayoa: A guide for students
Mind maps for pre and post-assessment
DSA approved software DSA approved software

Recommend with confidence

Ayoa is a DSA (Disabled Student Allowance) approved supplier for Student Finance England, and assured by the British Dyslexia Association. Being an assured product means that in the opinion of the British Dyslexia Association, Ayoa is effective at supporting dyslexia.