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Find resources about Universal Design for Learning and text-to-speech technology for special education.

Read Our Posts on Text to Speech for Education

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The Promise of Synthetic Voices

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Principal of the Year Joanne Glenn Discusses ReadSpeaker Text to Speech

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Bridging the Gap with Assistive Technology: How to Reduce Learning Loss in Online Learning

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Accessibility and Assessments - Using ReadSpeaker to Accommodate Student - Instructor Needs

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Letter to School Administrators

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Addressing Accessibility in Course Design and Practice with Quality Matters

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Accessibility & Universal Design for Learning

Text to speech is an important tool to ensure that all learners and a more diverse audience can access content and participate in meaningful learning opportunities.

Accessibility and Assessments - Using ReadSpeaker to Accommodate Student - Instructor Needs

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Using Text to Speech for Accessibility

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ReadSpeaker webReader Accessibility Keys

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UDL and Blackboard with Dr Trish Trifilo of Wayland Baptist University

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Access All Areas: Insights on Accessibility in eLearning

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TTS and Accessibility for All Learners: Why it Makes Sense

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Web Accessibility Guidelines for Content Owners

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VPAT: Voluntary Product Accessibility Template

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Instructional Design

Instructional designers know that text to speech is an integral part of inclusive course design.

Addressing Accessibility in Course Design and Practice with Quality Matters

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Addressing Accessibility in Course Design and Practice with Quality Matters

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Designing for Difference. How to Use Text to Speech in Course Design

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Using Text to Speech in Education

Text to speech in education allows all students, including those with learning and reading difficulties, to access and understand digital content in order to improve their results.

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What you need to know about Text to Speech for Education

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Designing for Difference. How to Use Text to Speech in Course Design

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Filling the Void - How to get students to engage using ReadSpeaker

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Enhancing the Learning Experience

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An interview with Dr Parr, expert in literacy support

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5 Ways to Use Text to Speech for Studying

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Read Our Posts on Text to Speech for Education

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Full Details about ReadSpeaker Text to Speech for Education

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Get in the Groove: How ReadSpeaker's flexibility helps you pivot in the classroom

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ReadSpeaker's European Data Privacy Policy

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The Promise of Synthetic Voices

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Ghost Voices: Using Text-to-Speech Technology to Improve the Quality of Learning Online

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AccessText and ReadSpeaker: Text to Speech for Literacy Support and Improved Learning Outcomes

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Bridging the Gap with Assistive Technology: How to Reduce Learning Loss in Online Learning

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Customer Stories

Find out why our customers and partners have chosen to work with ReadSpeaker and how our text-to-speech tools have solved their challenges and exceeded their expectations.

Contributing to an Inclusive Society with Text to Speech: Windesheim University

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Addressing Accessibility in Course Design and Practice with Quality Matters

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Elgin Community College

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Sanako Language Learning

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National Geographic and Cengage

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​Hadassah Academic College

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The Tarn Group

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Kentucky Educational Television

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My Educator

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Jutten

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Hear What TextAid Users Have to Say

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Union High School District

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Idaho Digital Learning

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Digital Principal of the Year Joanne Glenn on Text to Speech for Pasco Eschools

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Tabletkoulu

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Electude

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Softchalk

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Business Lease

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ReadSpeaker TextAid

Discover everything you need to know about ReadSpeaker TextAid, an assistive technology tool for struggling readers which provides voice-enhanced literacy support.

Literacy Support

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ReadSpeaker TextAid Intro

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ReadSpeaker TextAid

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Detailed Information about ReadSpeaker TextAid

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The ReadSpeaker LTI

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How to Use ReadSpeaker TextAid

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Browser Extension How-Tos

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Bookmarklet How-Tos

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Quickstart Student Guide

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Quickstart Admin Guide

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speakUp How-Tos

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Hear what TextAid users have to say

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Accessibility in Online Learning

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ReadSpeaker TextAid: Customization, streaming and helping distracted readers

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Using ReadSpeaker TextAid for research papers

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ReadSpeaker TextAid: Notes, translation, word lookup and dictionary

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Letter to School Administrators

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Exam Mode in ReadSpeaker TextAid

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Blackboard Accessibility

ReadSpeaker provides quick and easy integration of text-to-speech learning tools into the Blackboard environment for enhanced accessibility and Universal Design for Learning.

ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Blackboard

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See how text to speech is used in the Blackboard environment

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Training for ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Blackboard

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Full Setails of Text to Speech for Blackboard

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Use our resources to help educate your students and staff about text to speech

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Blackboard Quick Reference Guide

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Blackboard Ally and ReadSpeaker: Two Complementary Tools

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Accessibility beyond Ally: Providing ALL Learners the Tools to Succeed

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Brightspace Accessibility

Brightspace accessibility ensures that all students have equal access to learning content, whether students with heavy course loads, those with learning challenges such as dyslexia or AHDA or physical disabilities such as impaired vision, or those who prefer to listen to content.

ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Brightspace

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See how Text to Speech is used in the Brightspace environment

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Training for ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Brightspace

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Full Details of Text to Speech for Brightspace

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Use our resources to help educate your students and staff about text to speech

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See how to Customize Assessments for D2L

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Brightspace Quick Reference Guide

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Canvas Accessibility

ReadSpeaker is a certified partner of Canvas and our assistive technology is fully integrated in the LMS. Text-to-speech functionality is simply added as Global JavaScript, so the entire content is instantly speech-enabled with just a click of the Listen button.

How to Use docReader in Canvas

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ReadSpeaker New Quiz Engine Questions: How-to Videos

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Using ReadSpeaker to Read Classic Canvas Quiz Questions

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ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Canvas

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See how Text to Speech is used in the Canvas environment

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Training for ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Canvas

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Full details of Text to Speech for Canvas

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Use our resources to help educate your students and staff about Text to Speech

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Canvas Quick Reference Guide

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Eric Turner of Mt San Antonio College Talks About Why the College Uses ReadSpeaker Text to Speech

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Moodle® Accessibility

Accessibility for the Moodle® learning management system ensures inclusivity for all students, even those with physical or cognitive disabilities. All learners can easily access the ReadSpeaker Listen button in any course content within the Moodle® learning environment.

ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Moodle®

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See How Text to Speech Is Used in the Moodle® Environment

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Training for ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Moodle®

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Full Details of Text to Speech for Moodle®

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Use Our Resources to Help Educate Your Students and Staff About Text to Speech

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Moodle® Quick Reference Guide

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Addressing Accessibility in Course Design and Practice with Quality Matters

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Schoology Accessibility

Educators and school administrators can easily integrate audio and speech-enabled learning tools with Schoology coursework.

ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Schoology

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ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Schoology Premium

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Full Details of Text to Speech for Schoology

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How to Use ReadSpeaker TextAid in Your Schoology Course

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ReadSpeaker for Schoology: Using Text to Speech for Accessibility and Engagement

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LMSs & Assessments Platforms

ReadSpeaker’s audio enhanced learning tools are easily integrated into any LMS or assessments platform.

ReadSpeaker Text to Speech in Softchalk

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Silverchair Presents ReadSpeaker

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ReadSpeaker Training for the Open LMS

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Publishing

ReadSpeaker Text to Speech for publishing allows content providers to quickly and easily meet accessibility requirements, while making content more engaging and competitive.

National Geographic and Cengage

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Silverchair Presents ReadSpeaker

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Accessible Publishing with ReadSpeaker's Text-to-Speech Solutions

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Selecting a Text to Speech Provider

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Full details of ReadSpeaker Text to Speech for Publishing

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How Online Text to Speech Works on Education Platforms

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Listen to journal articles on Taylor & Francis Online with ReadSpeaker

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Tabletkoulu

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Assistive Technology in the Workplace

ReadSpeaker text-to-speech technology supports corporate training initiatives by allowing employees to listen to any text, using high quality natural-sounding voices and speech-enhanced study tools.

Boost Corporate Learning Success

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Detailed Information about ReadSpeaker for Corporations

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TTS Knowledge Matters and ReadSpeaker: Text to Speech Integration in Corporate Learning & Performance Support Platforms

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Electude

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Business Lease

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Assistive Technology for Assessments

ReadSpeaker’s assistive technology supports learners who are eligible for accommodations by offering them the opportunity to listen to exams and assessments in order to better understand and succeed in their tests and evaluations.

Bringing Voice to Proctored Assessments

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Using Text to Speech for Tests, Exams and Quizzes

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Accessibility and Assessments - Using ReadSpeaker to Accommodate Student - Instructor Needs

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See how to Customize Assessments for D2L

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Exam Mode in ReadSpeaker TextAid

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ReadSpeaker has been bringing text to speech to education for over 20 years. Contact us to learn more about how audio can help your students and your organisation succeed.

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FAQs about Special Education Technology Resources

Universal Design for Learning, or UDL, is a way of giving all learners an equal opportunity to learn, preparing the learning environment with flexible tools and materials to better meet the needs of every student.

Bimodal presentation simply refers to information that is presented in both audio and visual formats at the same time, reading a text, listening to it, and having the text highlighted at the same time. Bimodal content presentation aligns to the Universal Design for Learning (UDL).

Yes, ReadSpeaker for the LMS reads alt texts.