Assistive Technology Resources


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  • Read&Write (Free)

    by: Texthelp Ltd.

    SubjectReading, Writing
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Speech to Text, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    Word prediction makes typing on your iPad fast and friendly, with ‘Speak As I Type.’ The spell checker, dictionary, picture dictionary, and other study tools provide extra assistance with essays, assignments, or general reading and writing. If you’re using your Safari browser, just touch on-screen text to hear it read out loud with on-screen highlighting.

    download Read&Write (Free)  on the App Store
  • Read2Go (Paid)

    by: Benetech

    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Read2Go is an accessible ebook reader that makes reading Bookshare titles easy.

    download Read2Go (Paid)  on the App Store
  • Reader Lite (Free)

    by: dBelement, LLC

    SubjectReading, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, POHI/CI
    Accessibility FeatureText to Speech
    Age RangeSecondary, Teachers

    There is nothing to download or install. Reader is a revolutionary web app that works completely offline. To get a feel for the app, add two books using the free BookManager then buy a Reader subscription. The subscription will allow storage of an unlimited number of books.
  • Robo Logic (Paid)

    by: digitalsirup GmbH

    SubjectComputer Science
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    Logic game. You have to "program" a robot's movements by dragging commands to the memory of the bot. Your goal is to activate all the marked boxes.

    download Robo Logic (Paid)  on the App Store
  • Royal National Institute for the Blind (RNIB) (Free)

    by: RNIB

    SubjectCommunity of Practice
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    Age RangeTeachers

    RNIB is a charity and has three clear priorities: to stop people from losing their sight unnecessarily, support blind and partially sighted people to live independently, and create an inclusive society.