Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads show us Google OCR (optical character recognition, which captures and converts images to text. Check it out here: Click here for additional information on Google OCR.
If you are unable to clearly see what is on your computer screen because of a visual impairment a screen magnifier may be helpful for you. Screen Magnification Systems allow people with low vision to enlarge text and graphics that are displayed on a computer screen. Screen readers are software programs that allow blind or visually […]
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, […]
Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easterseals Crossroads shows us The Mercury 12 Laptop Tablet Magnifier, which is a portable CCTV Magnifier and Reader. Check it out here:
Our very own director, Brian Norton, introduced the Claro ScanPen app in a Tech Tip earlier this week. It is an app that allows you to have printed text spoken aloud. This app can be useful for students with dyslexia, low vision, and much more. Claro ScanPen allows users to take a photo of their printed […]
There are already several apps and resources available for individuals with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities. The C-Pen Reader Pen is a newer device designed to benefit any individuals who struggle with reading. It is a standalone pen that scans words and speaks them aloud and is noted as a “major technological breakthrough for […]