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Monday Tech Tip: Read Aloud

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology, at Easterseals Crossroads shows us Read Aloud, which is a Google Chrome extension that allows a user to use text-to-speech technology that will convert webpages to audio. Users can also use Read Aloud to read PDFs, Google Docs, Google Play books, Amazon, Kindle, and EPUB out loud. This free […]

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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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Turn your handwriting into speech with the HandySpeech App

Over the years we’ve written about several different text-to-speech tools.  Text-to-speech (TTS) is a type of assistive technology that reads digital text aloud.  If you’re looking for a tool to help turn handwriting into speech, check out HandySpeech! The HandySpeech App is the only handwriting-to-speech application for iOS devices.  It helps provide individuals with speech […]

Exploring Intag: The World’s Only Global Speech Interface

For those with repetitive strain injuries, limited or no hand use, difficulty memorizing commands or little time to train on more difficult speech control software, the new Intag Speech Interface is priceless. By breaking down the barriers of accessibility online, this easy-to-use interface allows users to control more applications, programs and surf the internet like […]