Reading Tools

  • Screen readers & converting text to speech

    • Balabolka
    • Natural Voice Reader for Windows & Mac –
    • WordTalk for all versions of MS Word
    • VOKI create an avatar and have it read your text
    • Readability add on tool for Firefox, create bookmarklet to make online reading less cluttered, does not provide audio but makes it easier to use audio support on a page
    • Text Compactor Free online autosummarize tool, as they removed autosummarize from Word 2010.
  • Online eTexts supporting UDL’s multiple means of presentation

    • UDL Editions flexible presentation of several eTexts
    • Bibliomania–; online eTexts
    • Project Gutenberg –; online eTexts
    • Readprint online eTexts
    • Strategy Tutor support for reading and researching on the Web.
    • BookBuilder Create online interactive books
    • Tar Heel Reader Switch accessible books with speech.
  • Reading Assessment and Progress Monitoring

For more tools visit Wissick's Web toolboxes