• 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.

  • 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.

  • abilipad (Paid)

    by: Cheryl Bregman

    SubjectReading, Writing, POHI/CI, Utility
    Accessibility FeatureVoiceOver/Screen Reader, Magnification, Text to Speech
    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
  • ACB Reports (Free)

    by: American Council for the Blind

    SubjectCommunity of Practice, Leisure/Recreation, News/Podcast/Radio
    Accessibility FeatureMagnification, VoiceOver/Screen Reader
    Age RangeSecondary, Teachers

    This podcast offers monthly reports and interviews of interest for listeners who are Blind/Visually Impaired. Please note: Parent/teacher preview is recommended before a student uses this resource.