Reading Resources 1

In the area of Reading and Language Arts there are numerous websites and apps available to assist students with reading challenges. Below you will find some great places to begin your search in looking for accommodations for your students.

E-books/Digital Text

Dictionary, Thesaurus, Spelling Websites

iPad and Reading Accessibility

  • Voice Dream Reader can load and extract text from a variety of file formats and sources. These include formats such as Word, PDF, Google Docs,  and EPUB to name a few. Font size, color, and reading speed are all adjustable with a natural sounding voice. This is a favorite! Find it in the App Store and it sells for $14.99. Also available on Google Play.

  • Your iPad has terrific, built-in tools for reading text. In the Settings go to "General" then "Accessibility", and then "Speech".  Under the Speech menu you can turn on "Speak Selection" which will cause a speak button to appear when you selet text. You may also want to turn on "Speak Screen". When you swipe down with two fingers from the top of the screen you will hear the content on the screen read aloud. 

Contact Information

Consultant: Rosanne Burden
Tel: 269-471-7725 ext. 1197
Fax: 269-471-0314
rosanne.burden@berrienresa.org




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