Accessibility Web Tools



Balabolka.pngBalabolka
http://balabolka.en.softonic.com/
Balabolka is a free text-to-speech engine that boasts quality and flexibility worthy of a paid app. Balabolka allows you to save text as WAV, MP3, MP4, OGG or WMA. It can also read the clipboard content and view text from documents saved as DOC, EPUB, FB2, HTML, ODT, PDF or RTF files. It will automatically detect any TTS voices you have installed on your computer and you can download more voices, both free and paid, from the internet. There are also many additional options Balabolka offers.




readthewords.pngScreen Reader
http://www.readthewords.com/
Upload a file or cut and paste text and have it read to you by your choice of Avatar.






toolkit.pngFree Technology Toolkit for UDL in All Classrooms
http://udltechtoolkit.wikispaces.com/
This is a well-maintained collection of great resources that include tools for: Collaborative research, Study Skills, Literacy, Multimedia and digital storytelling, Graphic Organizers, Math Tools, Instructional strategies, and more!