Before are some easy-to-use reading technologies suggested by the SARC. You can find other forms of assistive technology at https://www.wku.edu/sarc/assistive_tech.php. You can also always contact us for suggestions based on your needs.
Microsoft produces Windows, Edge, Skype, Xbox, and Office Suites (Word, Excel, PowerPoint, Publisher, OneNote, Outlook, and OneDrive). Click here for Microsoft's accessibility initiatives.
Our focus is on the one of their immersive reading tools, ReadAloud, in Edge. Click hereO to learn about other other immersive reading tools in Edge.
"Read&Write lets everyone read, write and express themselves more confidently. Our easy-to-use toolbar makes documents, files and web pages more accessible. Read&Write is a big confidence booster for anyone who needs a little support with their reading and writing, at school or in the workplace. And its friendly literacy features help English Language Learners, as well as people with dyslexia or other learning difficulties. From hearing emails or documents read out loud to text prediction, picture dictionaries and summary highlighters, Read&Write makes lots of everyday literacy tasks simpler, quicker and more accurate."
Although the Read&Write software from TextHelp has many features, we predominately encourage students use it for reading on-screen text. Go to TextHelp's YouTube channel for product overviews: https://www.youtube.com/user/TexthelpSystemsUS/videos.
Please, contact the SARC directly for a download of Read&Write.