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Helperbird Google Chrome Extension

Google Chrome offers so many extensions to help improve the popular browser’s accessibility for individuals with varying special needs.  There are different extensions available to help individuals annotate or convert a website’s text into speech.  Helperbird offers all these tools and more in one extension! According to its description on the Chrome Web Store: “Helperbird […]

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ATFAQ147 – Q1. Loan Libraries, Q2. Text-to-Speech AAC for phone, Q3. Chrome Compatible Joysticks, Q4. Aira vs. BeMyEyes, Q5. Basic Loan Library Needs, Q6. WildCard: Thoughts on Win11

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panelists: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo ATFAQ147 – Q1. Loan Libraries, Q2. Text-to-Speech AAC for phone, Q3. Chrome Compatible Joysticks, Q4. Aira vs. BeMyEyes, Q5. Basic Loan Library Needs, Q6. WildCard: Thoughts on Win11   —- Transcript Starts Here —- Brian Norton: Welcome to ATFAQ, […]

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VoiceNote II Chrome Extension

Over the years, I have written about several Google Chrome Extensions that may benefit individuals with or without special needs.  I have yet to cover the VoiceNote II Chrome Extension, however. VoiceNote II is a standalone word processor that opens in its own Chrome window.  The extension’s key feature is dictation, which allows children to […]

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ATFAQ136 – Q1. Glassouse experiences, Q2. One-handed keyboard or One-handed typing, Q3. Smartwatch for executive functioning, Q4. Buy, Sell and Exchange AT sites, Q5. Chrome Apps for executive functioning, Q6. Wildcard: Screen Time

Podcast: Play in new window | Download Panel: Brian Norton, Josh Anderson, Belva Smith, Tracy Castillo. Q1. Glassouse experiences, Q2. One-handed keyboard or One-handed typing, Q3. Smartwatch for executive functioning, Q4. Buy, Sell and Exchange AT sites, Q5. Chrome Apps for executive functioning, Q6. Wildcard: Screen Time —————— transcript starts here ———————– Brian Norton: Welcome […]

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TellyPrompt Google Chrome Extension

We’ve been writing and talking about different Google Chrome Extensions a lot lately on our blogs, Tech Tips, and podcasts.  Yet another useful Chrome tool is the TellyPrompt Google Chrome Extension. After installing the extension, you’ll no longer need a fancy teleprompter box.  TellyPrompt is a free extension that transforms your device into its own […]

5 Chrome Tools for People with Special Needs

I’ve gotten several requests for Google Chrome extensions for different special needs in recent months.  I did a piece on 7 available extensions for learning disabilities back in November 2015.  However, due to the demand, I thought I’d discuss a few more! While my original post was written primarily for students with learning disabilities, this post […]