Assistive Technology Resources

  • TechSmith (Free)

    by: TechSmith

    SubjectCommunity of Practice
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    Age RangeTeachers

    Based in Okemos, Michigan, TechSmith provides screen capture and recording software for individual and professional use. The easy-to-use software helps to create, store, and share audio presentations, photos, podcasts, and videos on a computer.
  • TED (Free)

    by: TED Conferences LLC

    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification
    PlatformAndroid, iOS
    Age RangeSecondary

    Access riveting talks from some of the world’s most fascinating people -- wherever you are.

    download TED (Free)  on the App Store get TED (Free)  on google play
  • Texas School for the Blind and Visually Impaired (TSBVI) (Free)

    by: TSBVI

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

    The TSBVI serves as a public school for blind, DeafBlind, and visually impaired students as well as a resource for teachers and parents. The TSBVI website offers comprehensive training, curriculum, a library, technical assistance outreach, workshops, and conferences.
  • Text Detective (Free)

    by: A9 Innovations, LLC

    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Text to Speech, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    PlatformAndroid, iOS
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary, Teachers

    Text Detective is a fully accessible app that reads text from the camera in your iPhone, iPod Touch, or iPad within seconds. Point the camera and sort through mail, read menus, cards, product packages, medication labels, and all kinds of other print around you.

    download Text Detective (Free)  on the App Store get Text Detective (Free)  on google play
  • TextExpander 3 (Paid)

    by: SmileOnMyMac, LLC

    SubjectWriting, Utility
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Type faster in any App using the TextExpander keyboard. The keyboard enables custom abbreviations to expand into long snippets of text, such as addresses, URLs, email signatures, and form letters.

    download TextExpander 3 (Paid)  on the App Store