Accessibility Tools

Students who require additional supports due to a disability, review the following options:

For students with dyslexia or other visual impairments:

You might consider changing your browser's default text to Comic Sans. (Other common fonts suggested include Century Gothic, Verdana, Calibri, and Trebuchet.)

The screen reader largely depends on which device/browser the student uses. Here are some recommendations:

Macs have built in screen readers. Students select text and right-click and can choose to have it read to them. In the Chrome browser there is the SpeakIt Chrome Extension: https://goo.gl/P2F5MT

If it's a PC, there is an Open Source application called NVDA

Speech to text: https://dictation.io/speech Students can record themselves, it converts to text and then they can copy/paste that text into their submissions.

Last modified: Thursday, September 27, 2018, 3:16 PM