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Unlock Productivity with Access To Work funded Dragon Speech Recognition

Regardless of your accessibility requirements, Dragon is here to be your personal assistant to make working life easier.

Dragon empowers professionals across various fields to ditch the keyboard and dictate documents, emails, and reports at record speed. It’s perfect for individuals with:

  • Repetitive Strain Injuries (RSI)
  • Learning difficulties (e.g. dyslexia)
  • Visual impairments
  • And many more access needs

Dragon Speech Recognition: Fully Funded by Access to Work

Dragon speech recognition software can be entirely funded through the Access to Work scheme for eligible individuals. Those already taking advantage of this scheme for Dragon have found the following benefits:

  • Boost Productivity: Dictation is three times faster than typing and free up valuable time.
  • Reduce Strain: Eliminate repetitive typing and minimise fatigue/pain.
  • Fewer Errors: Dragon’s accuracy reduces the need for corrections, it can’t make typo’s!
  • Your Way, Every Day: Personalise Dragon for a comfortable and efficient workflow.
  • Work from Anywhere: Dictate productively with the Dragon Anywhere mobile app.

Dragon Speech Recognition: Tailored for Accessibility

Dragon boasts a range of features specifically designed to empower individuals with diverse needs:

  • Highly Accurate: AI Deep learning ensures flawless dictation capture (up to 99% accuracy).
  • Personalised Voice: Train Dragon on your voice, accent, and industry jargon for a smooth experience.
  • Works with Your Apps: Dragon integrates seamlessly with word processors, email, and more.
  • Voice Control: Dictate documents, emails, and even control your computer with voice commands.
  • Easy Formatting: Dictate punctuation (“comma”) and formatting (“bold”) for effortless creation.
  • Mobile Freedom: Dictate on the go with the free Dragon Anywhere mobile app.
  • Industry-Specific: Choose versions tailored for UK medical, legal, and professional.

Dragon Speech Recognition. For You.

Some of the sectors we are working with are:


  • Dragon Medical One, the speech recognition with an extensive medical vocabulary.
  • Exclusively through Crescendo, pack of unique voice commands to help navigate clinical systems such as EMIS Web and TPP SystmOne hands-free.
  • Dragon PowerMic Mobile, an app turning your smartphone into a microphone for dictation.


  • Dragon Legal Anywhere, powerful ai speech recognition with extensive legal vocabulary.
  • Navigate and control Case Management Systems such as LEAP with your voice.
  • Dragon Anywhere Mobile App, allowing you to dictate from anywhere.


  • Dragon Professional Anywhere, the world’s most accurate speech recognition engine
  • Add custom vocabulary for departmental use
  • Elevate every aspect of citizen engagement 
  • Speed up processes in social services and care

Enhance productivity and comfort with Crescendo

Dragon speech recognition software can be a game-changer, however there are many suppliers providing Dragon licences for Access to Work, but none of them understand the real needs of the end user. Crescendo offers an enhanced experience through:

  • Personalised Setup: Dragon isn’t one-size-fits-all, especially when it comes to access needs. We’ll work with you to customise Dragon to your specific needs and workflow. Tired of repetitive typing in a specific program? We’ll configure Dragon to understand your commands and streamline your process.
  • Expert Training: Crescendo’s Premium Subscription includes professional training at no extra charge, with free refresher training for the life of the subscription. 
  • Seamless Interfacing: Do you use specific software for your work? We can configure Dragon to interface seamlessly, allowing you to dictate directly within these programs. No more switching back and forth!

Crescendo empowers you to work smarter, not harder. Dragon, funded by Access to Work, combined with our expertise, can transform your work experience. Contact us today to discuss your specific needs!

See Dragon in Action

“The headset picks up what I’m saying, Dragon spells it for me, and it means that
I don’t have to stop and start. This has helped me to concentrate more, and
the fluency of my writing has improved.”

Michelle Tolley

Student Paramedic with dyslexia at the University of the West of England

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Frequently asked questions

The UK Government’s Access to Work scheme provides financial support for workplace adjustments for employees with disabilities which Dragon Speech Recognition is included in.

Getting Started:

  1. Eligibility Check: Visit the website to see if you qualify for Access to Work funding.
  2. Needs Assessment: A qualified assessor will evaluate your specific needs and recommend suitable workplace adjustments, including Dragon speech recognition.
  3. Grant Application: With the assessor’s report, apply for an Access to Work grant to cover the cost of Dragon software and any necessary training.

Speech Recognition is constantly improving, the leap it has made in accuracy in the past 2 years is incredible.

Medical Speech Recognition has always had to jump through security and IT hoops, this software is pre-approved and couldn’t be easier to manage.

But don’t just take our word for it, book a free demonstration with one of our experts to see it for yourself! 

Our Technical Support Team are available to all clients 08:30 – 17:30, Monday – Friday by phone or email. 

This can be upgraded to 24hour support at a cost if required.

We do not require you to buy new hardware, as long as your existing products work with the software (ie. a headset). 

Don’t worry if they don’t, we offer hardware up to half price when buying software for the first time! 

No, there are no hidden charges. You don’t pay a penny until after the trial if you wish to go ahead, if you don’t, we simply ask you return the soft/hardware to us.