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Helper Bird

An accessibility/productivity tool https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aXXRSenvTTg Helperbird is your all in one extension that gives you the features to make the web more accessible and productive. Providing you text to speech, OCR, dyslexia support, dictation, immersive reader, overlays, annotate any website, picture dictionary, Reader mode, and more. Top Tip You can use immersive reader on PDF and …

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Epic

A tool within Immersive Reader Epic has several read-to-me books so students who can’t read the text can listen to the book on Epic. The books are high-interest. This is a great resource for elementary students, especially the younger grades. This is free for educators and students at school. It is a paid subscription that …

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Book Creator

An Online Tool & App https://youtu.be/sW025HZsjv0 Book Creator’s mission has always been to bring digital publishing to all, and allow educators the means to personalise lessons for all types of learners. There’s extensive accessibility features available that make Book Creator easier to use for everyone. Features include; Dictation now supports 120 languages Add captions to …

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External Keyboards

Additional hardware https://youtu.be/O5sQDrin2m8 Keyboard accessibility is one of the most important aspects of web accessibility. Many users with motor disabilities rely on a keyboard. Some people have tremors which don’t allow for fine muscle control. Others have little or no use of their hands, or no hands at all. In addition to traditional keyboards, some …

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Grips and styluses for touchscreen devices

A free online tool https://youtu.be/13TasZnSC1U Many individuals, particularly those with mobility impairments utilise a stylus, with added weight, large diameters, ergonomic grips and/or flexibility to ensure that their learning experience is optimised. Top Tips and Links Top Tip They have proven beneficial for many individuals with autism, learning and cognitive disabilities, mobility impairments and so …

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