- Balabolka - onscreen text may be saved in several audio files with customizable voice options.
- SpokenText - available as Chrome or Firefox add-on which, when registered on your Willamette account, will become available to use on any computer you use. This program works with English, Spanish, German and French.
- Adobe reader - reads and interacts with PDFs. You can alter settings so you activate both highlighting features as well as the built-in text-to-speech capabilities. This guide from PCC highlights Adobe Reader's accessibility features.
- Natural Reader - reads from PDFs, Microsoft programs, emails, webpages etc. Natural Reader also has an optimal character recognition (OCR) program which, when used with a scanner, can convert printed characters into digital text.
- Evernote allows you to access notes and documents anywhere. Search and organize your electronic documents or upload handwritten notes. A helpful tutorial can be found here.
- MathPlayer offers text-to-speech technology for mathematical notations.
- GeoGebra provides a comprehensive platform for interacting with advanced scientific and mathematical material.
- OpenDyslexic is a free open source typeface designed to increase readability for students with dyslexia.
Free Alternatives to Print Text:
- Project Gutenberg (includes e-books in other languages).
- LibriVox which offers free audiobooks.