Software

Find out more about a specific software application by clicking the links below.  You will find descriptions of the software, tips, tutorials, links to demos, and more.

Voice

Recognitiondragon naturallyspeaking software

Dragon NaturallySpeaking

Key Benefits

  • Great tool for students with limited manual dexterity or students who have learning disabilities in the area of language production

  • Can dictate into most word processing programs at 50+ wpm

  • Can navigate many Windows Programs by voice

  • Useful for those who type less than 20 words a minute

Version 11.5 Workbook from Nuance

 

Document Readers

kurzweil software

Kurzweil 3000

A comprehensive reading, writing and learning software solution for struggling readers, including individuals with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or those who are English Language Learners.

Key Benefits

  • Personalized reading rate

  • Recursive dictionary, syllabification, and synonym help 

  • Increased reading fluency

  • Study skills support

  • Multi-sensory approach

Check out the Kurzweil 3000 Video Gallery

Read & Write Gold

Read&Write GOLD is a customizable easy-to-use toolbar that directly integrates with familiar applications, including Microsoft Word, Internet Explorer, and Adobe Reader, allowing students to access the support tools they need from within the programs they use every day. The product highlights and reads text aloud using natural sounding voices and also includes a comprehensive set of support tools for reading, writing, studying, research, and test taking.

Key Benefits

  • Improves reading fluency and comprehension

  • Facilitates research, writing, and test taking

  • Encourages independence and inclusion

  • Supports the principles of UDL

  • Integrates with mainstream windows applications

Check out Read & Write Gold video tutorials

Natural Reader

A Text to Speech software with natural sounding voices. This easy to use software can convert any written text such as MS Word, Webpage, PDF files, and Emails into spoken words.

Key Benefits

  • Microsoft Ann’s voice included

  • All functions to read aloud any text in your computer

  • Change speed and speaker

  • Miniboard to read any text in other applications

Try NaturalReader 9.0 Free

Writing Assistance

inspiration software

Inspiration

Helps students brainstorm, plan, organize, outline, diagram, and write essays.

Screen Reader

JAWS software

JAWS

A screen reader program for the visually impaired.  JAWS® screen reader provides access to software applications and the Internet by reading information on the screen aloud.

Screen Magnification

magic software

 MAGic

A software program that magnifies what is on your computer screen.