• Natural Reader Text to Speech (Free)

    by: Natural Readers

    SubjectCommunity of Practice, Utility
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Text to Speech
    PlatformBrowser/Software Extension
    Age RangeElementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Listen to webpages, PDFs, emails, Google Docs, and any other web content. Ignores annoying ads and menu text. Start anywhere and read to the end or read selected text only. Highlight sentences, words, or both as it’s reading. Includes hotkeys (extension activation, play/pause, stop, forward, and rewind). Not supported for mobile use.

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/natural-reader-text-to-sp/kohfgcgbkjodfcfkcackpagifgbcmimk?utm_source=chrome-ntp-icon
  • Text to Speech (Free)

    by: Hewizo

    SubjectCommunity of Practice, News/Podcast/Radio, Utility
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Text to Speech
    PlatformBrowser/Software Extension, Microsoft
    Age RangeSecondary, Teachers

    This Google Chrome and Microsoft Edge browser extension removes ads and reads articles in more than 30+ languages. It features a text-to-speech article reader, converts article URLs to audio, aggregates news from major publications, and converts them to audio.

    https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/text-to-speech/bkjmiikejlljjmcmennfomjofojigefe
    https://microsoftedge.microsoft.com/addons/detail/text-to-speech/loehapfeokpddipkcnoedmfepjhknjpb
  • A Leader Is (Free)

    by: Marblesoft

    SubjectCommunication, ILS, Leisure/Recreation, POHI/CI, Reading, Visual Skills
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, Switch
    PlatformiOS, Website
    Age RangeElementary, Preschool, Secondary

    Stories for early readers that teach about leaders in the community and the country. Activities include reading a story, bingo, vocabulary, and concentration games. Auto- and two-switch step scanning; requires one to three switches. Customize for low vision, scan prompts, auditory reinforcement.

    https://apps.apple.com/us/developer/marblesoft/id467551742
    https://enablingdevices.com
    download A Leader Is (Free)  on the App Store
  • abilipad (Paid)

    by: Cheryl Bregman

    SubjectReading, Writing, POHI/CI, Utility
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification, Text to Speech
    PlatformiOS
    Age RangePreschool, Elementary, Secondary, Teachers

    Abilipad is a customizable keyboard and adaptive notepad, with word prediction and text-to-speech. The adaptive notepad provides scaffolding and support.

    download abilipad (Paid)  on the App Store