EQUITY INDEX The Equity Index is a searchable database designed to locate resources and tools to help you meet the needs of a diverse classroom.


VOCAROO Add a voice recording to any document or website. This is a great way to give directions for non-readers. It's free!


TEXT-TO-SPEECH SOFTWARE Natural Readers is a free text to speech software. You can download the software on your school computer-it only takes a few minutes. It will stay on your computer until you turn it off. There is a floating toolbar. Highlight the text on any webpage or word document and it will read it back.


FREE UDL TOOLKIT WIKI


WORD TALK FREE TEXT TO SPEECH SOFTWARE FOR MICROSOFT WORD


CLICK N TYPE Virtual keyboard for students with limited typing abilities


GHOTIT Free Assistive Technology tools for schools

DO2LEARN

FREE TEACHER RESOURCES FOR SPECIAL ED


TEACHNOLOGY RESOURCES FOR ASSISTIVE ED


AudioBooks
Project Gutenberg- Free print and audio books are available for download
CAST UDL Bookbuilder- Interactive book
maker and reader
Bookshare- a free subscription is provided with
proof of a print disability
Signed Stories- free audio books
designed for elementary readers that are also signed
60 Second Recap- a 60 second
audio/video presentation of classic works of literature
Online Audio Stories- a collection of
elementary audio books
The Mother Goose Club has a number of
rhymes and songs that provide audio support for the text.

My Study Bar - a comprehensive set of portable open source and freeware applications to support learners with literacy difficulties. MyStudyBar is similar to popular commercial programs which use a floating toolbar to support literacy. The main difference is MyStudyBar is free. The toolbar includes a range of tools to support inclusion such as mind mapping, screen masking, word prediction, talking dictionary, text-to-speech, Save as MP3 and voice recognition. PC Only.(Speech recognition only works in Vista or Windows 7)

TECHNOLOGY IN SPECIAL ED A blog about technology in special education

TEACHING ALL STUDENTS Blog for special ed teachers


EDCEPTIONAL Another great blog for special ed teachers.


FLOE Free, open education courseware to meet individual needs


APPS FOR STUDENTS WHO STRUGGLE WITH TEXT


10 FREE TEXT-TO-SPEECH TOOLS


6 GREAT SPECIAL ED TOOLS FOR STUDENTS AND PARENTS


IPAD APPS FOR STUDENTS ON THE SPECTRUM


MOBILE LEARNING 4 SPECIAL NEEDS


CYBRARYMAN'S AUTISM PAGE


IPHONE, IPAD AND IPOD TOUCH APPS FOR SPECIAL ED


HOW TECHNLOGY IS CHANGING EDUCATION FOR DISABLED STUDENTS


MICROSOFT ACCESSIBILITY GUIDE FOR TEACHERS


HOW TECHNOLOGY IS CHANGING EDUCATION FOR CHILDREN WITH DISABILITIES Article with links


FREE DOWNLOADABLE LESSON ON ACCEPTING DIFFERENCES

AUDIOLITERATE Free audio books

4 INCREDIBLE APPS FOR STUDENTS WITH AUTISM

ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY RESOURCES FOR TEACHERS

REWORDIFY Helps students read complex passages