Read & Write for Google Chrome Free for Teachers

Read & Write for Google Are you familiar with Read & Write for Google Chrome? A Premium subscription is now free for Teachers!

Not familiar with it? Here is an overview of what features are available in the Google Chrome app:

How to get your free Google Read & Write app subscription:

1. Download the Read & Write App from the Chrome Store :

2. After installing Read & Write go to to register and activate your premium subscription

Interested in reading about the features ? Go to

Thanks to Read & Write for offering this valuable tool to teachers.


About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS

OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments. A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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4 Responses to Read & Write for Google Chrome Free for Teachers

  1. dienstern says:

    thanks for the information but I was unable to download the app. Somehow I never saw the download button. Am I missing something?


    • Hi Judy,
      Make sure you are logged into your Google Chrome account. Go to the Chrome Store and download the Read & Write app for Chrome.
      When the Read & Write is downloaded to your Google Chrome account (you may have to refresh Google browser) then go to the Text Help Website listed to sign up for the free subscription.
      Hope that helps.

  2. Emma says:

    Hi I am just wondering if you can get this app for an iPad? I am an OT in school Health and have a client who needs speech to text. Dragon doesn’t work well for her. Any ideas on whether you can get google read an write as an app?

    • Hi Emma,
      There are so many flavors of tools for reading and writing, it gets a bit confusing with their use.
      As for the iPad, Read & Write has a web version that I believe works with Internet connection if purchased. Text Help also has an app for iPad iReadWrite that has text to speech, word prediction for struggling readers and writers.

      You mentioned Dragon does not work well for her, can you clarify, is it the Dragon on an iPad? or are you talking about Dragon on a laptop or desktop computer ? They are very different applications!!

      What is the age of the student that you are working with, what technology are they using, do they have access to Wi-Fi on the technology and what is your goal for the student/client? I would be happy to try to share ideas with more information.
      Thank you for visiting OT’s with Apps!!

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