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Assistive Technology

Assistive Technology (AT) is any item or piece of equipment that is used to increase, maintain or improve the functional capabilities of individuals with disabilities in all aspects of life, including at school, at home or in the community. Assistive Technology ranges from low tech to high tech devices or equipment.
Chrome Web Extensions:
 
This extension offers support to struggling readers through the use of word prediction, picture dictionary, speech to text, text to speech, screen mask, translator, highlighters and several other helpful tools.
 
This extension will read selected text in more than 50 languages.
 
This extension removes the clutter from webpages and provides a more comfortable view of the page.
 
 
Accessible Texts
 
An accessible online library for people with print disabilities. This program is accessible on computers, tablets, smartphones and assistive technology devices.
 
Offers the world's largest collection of human-narrated audio textbooks and literature to blind, visually impaired and dyslexic students.
 
 
Communication Apps
 
This very easy to use app allows for the creation of customizable choice boards to meet the needs of students that are nonverbal.
 
This app allows users to communicate quickly and easily in any setting and has the option of a male or female voice. It does not need a wifi connection to run.
 
Another communication app that is fully customizable and easy to use. 
 
 
Text to Speech Apps