Snapverter Add-On for Read&Write

Read&Write for Google Chrome is an add-on that provides “personalized support to make documents, web pages, and common file types in Google Drive more accessible.”  Now there is an add-on for Read&Write to make it even more accessible called Snapverter. Snapverter is a Google Chrome tool that quickly turns any printed material (e.g. classroom papers, textbooks, […]

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 […]

Color Enhancer: Chrome extension helps those with color blindness

Color blindness is a real condition affecting up to 300 million people worldwide.  It can create difficulties in daily life when discerning color is important (e.g. reading charts, etc.)  Fortunately, Google Chrome offers an extension called Color Enhancer to help these individuals better view the internet. The Google Accessibility team developed Color Enhancer for those […]

7 Google extensions & apps for learning disabilities

Several students with learning disabilities are able to complete their work along with their peers, the only difference is they may need tools to help them complete certain tasks.  In several posts, I’ve written about different smartphone and tablet apps that may benefit these students.  However, completing studious tasks (e.g. word processing, reading, etc.) tends to be easier […]

Monday Tech Tip: Google’s Read & Write Revisited

Brian Norton shows us the Read & Write extension available for FREE on the Google Chrome browser.  Our first video on Google Chrome’s Read & Write was a little fuzzy so we decided to revisit this free tool to ensure our viewers gain an understanding of what it has to offer.