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Notability For Chromebook

NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
Adobe Reader (Read Out Loud Feature)Windows

MAC

· Text-to-speech tool that reads PDFs aloud

· Instructions for how to use the feature are available on the Adobe Accessibility Features page

Free
Microsoft ReaderWindows

MAC

· Text-to-speech reader feature embedded in Word

· Instructions for how to use the feature can be found on the Microsoft website

Built-in feature in Microsoft Word
Read & WriteWindows

MAC

Google Chrome

· Simple to use text-to-speech reader

· Reads PDFs, Bookshare files, websites aloud

· Built-in study tools and other features

Free download for Bates students. Contact us at [email protected] so we can activate your account
Natural ReaderWindows

MAC

· Text-to-speech reader

· Converts written text (ex: PDF, MS Word, emails) into spoken language

Free
Central Access ReaderWindows

MAC

· Text-to-speech application designed specifically for people with print-related disabilities

· Reads MS Word, PDF, math and logic equations

· Flexible MP3 output

Free
VoiceOverMAC· Built-in screen reader

· Allows complete control over the computer without needing to see the screen

Free
BookshareWeb-based· Web-based library of digital books in accessible formats

· Membership is free with a documented print disability (contact Accessible Education and Student Support for assistance)

· Books are available in the following formats: Daisy, BRF, MP3, Bookshare WebReader (customized reading tool for members)

Free
Learning AllyWindows

MAC

Chromebook

Android

iOS

· Audio books

· Access to nearly 80,000 titles, including world’s largest library of audio textbooks

· Annual membership fee but application for partial fee waiver is available

$119 per year
OpenDyslexic FontWindows

MAC

Chromebook

Android

iOS

· Open source font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia

·Free for commercial and personal use

Free
Google DictionaryGoogle Chrome Extension· View definitions easily as you browse the web

· Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble

· Includes audio pronunciation

Free
Notability Chromebook
NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
Dictation FeatureMAC

iOS

· MAC devices have a built-in dictation feature

· Say out loud what you want to write and it will convert your words into text

· Instructions for use

· Instructions for iPhone and iPad

Free
Voice Note II- Speech to TextGoogle Chrome· Say out loud what you want to write and it will convert your words into text

· Have the option to speak punctuation or use the punctuation buttons to insert them

Free
Audio NoteWindows

MAC

Chromebook

Android

iOS

· Synchronized note taking and audio recording

· Tap notes to seek in the audio, taking you instantly to what you want to hear

· Automatic audio amp for recording in large classrooms

· Must have instructor permission or be approved for permission to audio record lectures as an accommodation

$4.99
Read OutLoudWindows

MAC

· Can be used to have papers read aloud, making it easier to identify errorsFree download for Bates students
IdeamentMAC· Ideament lets you easily draw a diagram – mind map, concept map, or flow chart – and convert it to a text outline, and vice versa

· Ideal for brainstorming new ideas, illustrating concepts, making lists and outlines, planning presentations, creating organizational charts, and more

Free
PoppletWeb-based· Tool for mind mapping, brainstorming, and organize ideas

· Can help people who think and learn visually

Free
GingerWindows

MAC

Android

iOS

· Robust spelling and grammar checker

· Will make suggestions for rephrasing sentences

· Can help ensure you are using the word and the correct spelling (ex: there, their, and they’re)

Free
Notability for chromebook

Notability is an iPad app, unavailable on the Chrome browser. What are Chromebooks. Chrome OS is the operating system that powers every Chromebook. Do more with apps. Chromebooks have access to a vast library of Google-approved apps.

NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
NVDA Screen ReaderWindows· NonVisual Desktop Access (NVDA) is an open source screen reader

· Allows users who are blind or have low vison to access computers running Windows

· Has ability to run entirely from USB drive with no installation

Free
VoiceOverMAC· Built-in screen reader

· Allows complete control over the computer without needing to see the screen

Free
Thunder Screen ReaderWindows· Allows users who are blind or have low vison to access computers running Windows

· Can be installed in several different languages

Free
DanKam: Colorblind FixiOS· Designed to help people who are color blind distinguish between colors they normally could not

· Images can be taken in real-time from the devices camera and the image can be adjusted to make hues easier to detect and differentiate

$2.99
NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
Audio NoteWindows

MAC

Chromebook

Android

iOS

· Synchronized note taking and audio recording

· Tap notes to seek in the audio, taking you instantly to what you want to hear

· Automatic audio amp for recording in large classrooms

· Must have instructor permission or be approved for permission to audio record lectures as an accommodation

$4.99
NotabilityiOS· Create, share, and manage notes

· Combines handwriting, typing, audio recordings, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs

$7.99
AUD1iOS· Assistive listening software

· Processes sound received by the microphone on your device in real-time, then delivers the processed sound via headphones.

$6.99
NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
Dictation FeatureMAC

iOS

· MAC devices have a built-in dictation feature

· Say out loud what you want to write and it will convert your words into text

· Instructions for use

· Instructions for iPhone and iPad

Free
Voice Note II- Speech to TextGoogle Chrome· Say out loud what you want to write and it will convert your words into text

· Have the option to speak punctuation or use the punctuation buttons to insert them

Free
FleksyiOS

Android

· Text input system that allows you to quickly and easily type of touch screen phones and tablets

· Allows users to type text on the familiar keyboard layout, by tapping on the screen and swiping

· Powerful autocorrect feature that can detect what you meant to enter even if multiple characters are incorrect

Free
Audio NoteWindows

MAC

Chromebook

Android

iOS

· Synchronized note taking and audio recording

· Tap notes to seek in the audio, taking you instantly to what you want to hear

· Automatic audio amp for recording in large classrooms

· Must have instructor permission or be approved for permission to audio record lectures as an accommodation

$4.99
NotabilityiOS· Create, share, and manage notes

· Combines handwriting, typing, audio recordings, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs

$7.99
Notability
NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
iSpeechiOS· Mobile app with open source text-to-speech

· Simply enter text and iSpeech will instantly read what you’ve written

Free
My Talk Tools Mobile LiteiOS· Allows users with communication difficulties to express their needs and desires to those around them

· Communicate through a variety of images, pictures, symbols, video and audio files including human voice

· Full version available for $99

Free

Notability Chrome

NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
Audio NoteWindows

MAC

Chromebook

Android

iOS

· Synchronized note taking and audio recording

· Tap notes to seek in the audio, taking you instantly to what you want to hear

· Automatic audio amp for recording in large classrooms

· Must have instructor permission or be approved for permission to audio record lectures as an accommodation

$4.99
NotabilityiOS· Create, share, and manage notes

· Combines handwriting, typing, audio recordings, and photos so you can create notes that fit your needs

$7.99
QuizletOnline resource· Create powerful learning tools, like interactive games, flashcards, and practice tests

· Mobile version also available

Free
Khan AcademyOnline resource· Collection of micro lectures and tutorials teaching mathematics, history, healthcare, finance, physics, chemistry, biology, astronomy, economics, cosmology, organic chemistry, American civics, art history, microeconomics, and computer scienceFree
gFlash+Android· Create, download, and manipulate flash cards in “every subject under the sun”Free
EvernoteWindows

MAC

Android

iOS

· Create or upload notes, to-do lists and images that are synched across all of your devices

· Plus and Premium versions with additional features available

Free
WritePadAndroid

iOS

· Handwriting recognition software that converts your own handwriting to text

· Built-in spell checker and dictionary

$5
CoffitivityOnline resource

Android

MAC

· Recreates the ambient sounds of a café to boost your creativity and help you work betterFree
NAME COMPATIBILITY DESCRIPTION COST
iStudiez ProWindows

MAC

Android

iOS

· Award winning student planner

· Allows you to manage and organize assignments, manage your calendar, and set notifications for deadlines, and more

$10
30/30Android

iOS

· Time management app based on the 30-minutes of work, 30-minutes of rest concept

· May be particularly helpful for students with ADHD or who struggle with time management and focus

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Free
Focus BoosterWindows

MAC

· Based on the Pomodoro time management technique

· Get deep understanding of your work cycles and further improve productivity

$3/month or $33/year

*Adapted with permission from The Office of Disability Services at Keene State College.