Tag Archives: Text to Speech

Accessible Instructional Materials Tools to Support Reading

The Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post of an article, “Can Audio and or/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes?”,   from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, not only stirred my interest, but also strong feelings about access to print. From … Continue reading

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Texthelp Keyboard (Beta) for Android

As an iOS iPhone and iPad/iPod user for the past few years, Android device use and apps are not real familiar to me. I have a Toshiba Thrive I have used but keeping up with apps for one platform much less … Continue reading

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Voice Dream Reader App

Voice Dream Reader is a robust reading app with text to speech capabilities for PDF, web-based text, Word documents, ePub books both on-line and offline for the iPad and iPhone (9.99). A Voice Dream Reader lite version is available which reads a couple of lines at a … Continue reading

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Clicker Docs App

Clicker Docs app (25.99) for iPad, developed by Crick Software , is a new iOS app that provides differentiated writing support for struggling writers. As one of Crick’s  two new apps,  Clicker Docs  provides  text only word banks and word prediction options offering support for primary … Continue reading

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Originally posted on Bookshare Blog:
The word is getting out; you may have heard. Bookshare is planning an announcement that is going to make it quicker and easier to use! Want to attend one of the webinars about how to…

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Read & Write app for Google Docs

Are you aware of Read & Write app for Google Docs? First off it has been confusing to me to consider the Read & Write extension available in Google Chrome as an app. Apps have a wider connotation than I thought. Doing a little … Continue reading

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iWordQ App

iWordQ US app for the iPad (24.99) is a word prediction app developed by Quillsoft, producers of WordQ and SpeakQ.  iWordQ app provides both word prediction and text to speech options for struggling readers and writers. The iWordQ app menu provides the tools … Continue reading

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