PDFs are now even more accessible with Read&Write for Google Chrome

Read&Write for Google Chrome™ helps make PDFs more accessible by allowing users to hear text read aloud, see and hear definitions with talking and picture dictionaries, create and collect highlights, look up facts and more.  

Today we released a new update to our PDF Viewer that includes some of our most popular feature requests from customers. This includes the addition of both Word Prediction and Speech Input for our Typewriter Annotation tool, and a few other improvements that you’ve been asking for.

Check out the quick video below, and read on for more details.


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Tips for time-stretched teachers


Our Texthelpers have been thinking about strategies to help time stretched teachers make the most of their day. Here’s our top tips; we’d love to hear how you juggle your time and what tasks take the most time out of your day.

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ATIA 2016 Recap


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.

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Innovations for Improving U.S. College Retention


“Most crisis situations are opportunities to either advance, or stay where you are.”
Maxwell Maltz

While famous author and surgeon Maxwell Maltz may not have been talking specifically about colleges when he wrote this line 50 years ago, many U.S. colleges and universities are heeding his words in order to stay alive and relevant in the 21st century.

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