In case you missed it, to celebrate Global Accessibility Awareness Day, Google announced several new updates to promote digital accessibility and inclusion for students with learning disabilities. In particular, they highlighted new partnerships for locked mode in Quizzes in Google Forms. Locked mode was beta released in the Fall of last year, allowing teachers to create Quizzes without the worry of students being able to search the web.
But what about students who need additional support for reading, writing and math during assessments? That’s where Read&Write for Google Chrome[TM] and EquatIO for Google[®]come in! Both Read&Write and EquatIO are now available for use while in locked mode.
Read on to learn more.
Reading causes sparks to fly in the creative mind, and leaves the imagination bubbling with thoughts of adventure. Important for a student's development, students should be encouraged to read in school and at home. To help get students excited about reading, we have pulled together some ideas to inspire them to take themselves on a wondrous adventure.
Technology has changed the way we work, and in recent years the role of technology in the workplace has had a profound effect on creating inclusion and allowing those with hidden disabilities to not only enter the workforce, but to thrive.
We recently sat down with our chief geek (Chief Technical Officer) Martin McKay to discuss all things writing, including how WriQ could be the new Fitbit for writing…
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.
However, when it comes to accessibility, engagement, and collaboration within PDFs, the file format falls short. That’s why we've created the Texthelp PDF Reader, which 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.
The stage is set….Doubletree at the Entrance to Universal Studios in Florida is the venue for the upcoming, hotly anticipated UDL-IRN International Summit, billed as the meeting place ‘Where UDL Leaders Come to Learn’. Proudly supported by Texthelp, this year’s Summit will welcome over 400 delegates in person, plus hundreds more joining online from around the world. Read on to discover all that's going on during the conference...