Access to Reading

Accommodations for access to books, newspapers, and magazines.
One hand of an individual holding the Maggie magnifier over a portion of a book which is held in the other hand of the individual, The Maggie has a white screen showing magnified wording from the book.

Portable electronic magnifier for individuals with low vision or macular degeneration.

Two horizontal pen-like devices with a small black button near the back end of the pen. A red pen is above and slightly behind a blue pen below.

A sound recording and playback device that uses coded stickers to identify saved recordings, lets users record sounds and messages, and plays those sounds when the user points to the stickers.

Video display showing a cut orange attached to a stand with a flat surface below.

A portable video magnifier for people with vision impairments that features a 12-inch full-HD display and magnification up to 19x.

Large square cartoon drawing of two smiling animal faces with an open book in the background.

A reading tutorial, story reading and story writing app designed for use by children with cognitive, communication, language or learning disabilities or autism.

Photograph of five people in various work outfits, including a chef and a photographer.

A personal skills tutorial program that features 77 interactive online lessons designed for use by high school students or adults with cognitive or other disabilities.

Screenshot showing a drawing of a father and daughter in a dentist's office.

Interactive digital books designed to prepare children with intellectual disabilities or autism for everyday experiences and improve language and social skills in a fun and practical way.

Screenshot of word lookup function showing a window for a word at the top and various use options below.

A comprehensive French language dictionary that read text aloud without leaving the current application. It allows the reader to look up a word without knowing exactly how it is spelled.

A dark blue background with a white and red graphic, consisting of a camera scanning a sheet of paper.

Using the native iOS camera, the app can "scan" paper documents and read the text content out loud.

A dark blue background with a white and red open book graphic.

Uses text-to-speech (TTS) to read digital articles, documents, and books out loud.

Screenshot of ScreenRuler applying a reading guide over a webpage. The guide darkens the whole page except for a horizontal strip, which acts as a spotlight on the section of text the user is currently reading.

Makes reading more accessible for individuals with low vision by magnifying the screen as well as applying high-contrast color filters.