Make documents accessible while on-the-go with the Snapverter app for iOS

snapverter-cropped-rgb

The power of Snapverter to make paper documents digital and accessible just became that much easier to access, right from the palm of your hand! Today we’re launching a new Snapverter mobile app for iOS, a perfect complement for current Snapverter users.

Snapverter for iOS brings the OCR capabilities of Snapverter to iPhones and iPads, allowing you to create accessible PDFs, hear them read aloud on demand, and export them to access on your other devices.

Continue Reading

Check out Read&Write for Microsoft Edge!

RW-family-blog-headers-13


We are excited to announce an update to Read&Write for Microsoft Edge, the extension that brings powerful reading, writing, research and study tools to the Edge browser. Microsoft’s new browser provides a faster and richer internet experience for Windows 10 and 10S users, and now Read&Write helps take it to the next level.

Continue Reading

Texthelp’s New PDF Reader Now Available

RW-family-blog-headers-13

Portable Document Format (PDF) files continue to be one of the most popular file formats found both on and off the web. They’re great when you need to retain formatting, restrict others from editing, or save a digital copy of a file. PDFs are also easily viewable on devices ranging from phones to Chromebooks. 

There’s always room for improvement however. That’s why we've been working on a new PDF Reader that provides a speedy experience while integrating all the bells and whistles anyone looking to interact with PDFs would want. Read on to find out more.

Continue Reading

7 Ways to Introduce UDL into your Classroom

Texthelp-General-blog-images-20


A few weeks ago I wrote a post titled Thinking Beyond Averages in the Classroom that was inspired by a Ted Talk from Harvard professor Todd Rose. The post included some of the potential pitfalls of just looking at student averages and how at Texthelp we do our best to design software “for the edges” so that all students can benefit.

The post closely aligns with the principles of Universal Design for Learning (UDL), which I’ve also previously wrote about on this blog. And while UDL is a common phrase in many schools today, it can be difficult to practically implement in the classroom. To help with this, I’ve put together a list of 7 ideas to make introducing Universal Design for Learning into the classroom just a bit easier.

Continue Reading

Read&Write supports Universal Design for Learning (UDL) at Chagrin Falls

Texthelp-General-blog-images-20


Universal Design for Learning (UDL) is a popular education framework that supports all students, no matter their learning level or preferred style of learning. Therefore, Edtech that is designed with UDL in mind has tools and features that support a diverse range of learners. The staff and students at Chagrin Falls Schools in Ohio have shared with us how Read&Write has improved learning for every student.

Continue Reading

ATIA 2016 Recap

ATIA-2016-booth-blog_1

Do you like staying up to date with the latest and greatest Assistive Technology tools and resources? If so, last week’s annual Assistive Technology Industry Association (ATIA) conference was the place to be. With over 350 educational sessions, hundreds of excited participants and an exhibit hall full of great Assistive Technology products and services, this year’s conference was one of the best yet.

Not able to make it in person or follow along socially? I’ve included some of the top resources from the show below to help you stay in the know.

Continue Reading

Subscribe To Blog

Google reCaptcha:

Search

Submit

Categories


Archive