ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES
Read & Write for Google Chrome:
Search for "Chrome Web Store" or go to this link: https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions
Search for "Read&Write for Google Chrome"
Select +ADD TO CHROME in the blue box
Add the extension by following the directions given.
What does it do?
The information in a Google Document can be read to the students
Copy and Paste information from other resources into a Google Document so it can be read aloud to the students
Highlight a word in the text and click on the picture dictionary icon for a quick picture of the word
Highlight a word in the text and click on the dictionary icon for a definition of the word
Digital Content from Mississippi Bend Area Education Agency
Some resources include these features:
Text-to-speech technology to bridge reading level gaps
Lexile reading levels accompany periodical articles
ReadSpeaker technology to listen to audio versions of articles, or download the MP3 file for listening later
Technology to support a diverse range of languages with on-demand translation of documents
You can type and edit by speaking in Google Docs or in Google Slides speaker notes.
readingrockets.org: Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities: An Overview