Comprehension

Text to Speech (Books)

Bookshare

Bookshare Simple Guide (ATTIC)

Learning Ally – formerly Recordings for the Blind and Dyslexic

Lit2Go – free online collection of stories and poems in Mp3 (audiobook) format

LibriVox – free public domain audiobooks read by volunteers

Text to Speech (Web)

Snap&Read Universal by Don Johnston (PC, Mac, Chrome) reads text aloud (both accessible and inaccessible text) adjusts complex text to be more readable, translates text, and allows you to capture information and cite your sources in writings.

Read&Write for Google Chrome

iSpeech (IOS, Chrome)

Select and Speak (Chrome) uses iSpeech’s human-quality text-to-speech (TTS) to read any selected text in the browser.

Prizmo (IOS, Mac) – Converts text to speech.

ClaroPDF (IOS) – Converts text to speech.

Reading Utilities

UDL4ALL – free digital tools for UDL (Universal Design for Learning) Approach

Macomb County E3T (Engage Expand Encompass) through Technology – tools, strategies, and resources to support UDL (Universal Design for Learning)

Intervention Central – Response to Intervention online resources for academics and behavior

Okapi!– create fluency practice passages as well as readability analysis

Readability – removes distractions

See It Right – address visual perceptual problems using colored transparencies

Text Compactor – free text summarization tool

Low Tech Resources (pdf)