Students go online to get resources and make researches for their school work and improve academically.
However, there are online tools that due to their components, are difficult to use especially for students with special needs.
In this article, we will be highlighting 5 Chrome accessibility extensions students can use in class.
These Chrome accessibility extensions will help students navigate the web, make learning accessible to them, and transform their online reading experience.
This Chrome accessibility extension offers both voice dictation and text-to-speech features and lets students easily type or handwrite complicated formulas, mathematical equations, and quizzes.
It also provides other features like predictive text and handwriting recognition and enables the creation of chemistry formula prediction, digital math quizzes, etc.
EquatIO works on various platforms including Google Docs, Sheets, Forms, Slides, and Drawings.
This is one helpful tool for those students who are partially blind. It will enable them to recognize colors on a web page by applying a customizable color filter.
This text-to-speech voice recorder is another good Chrome accessibility extension especially for students with learning disabilities and dyslexia.
Read Aloud turns text in web pages into audio versions with the help of text-to-speech technology.
It also enables students to select from numerous text-to-speech voices.
Read Aloud supports more than 40 languages, works on various websites, and can be used on PDFs, Google Docs, EPUB, Google Playbooks, Amazon Kindle, etc.
This gives students high-contrast color filters that simplify reading digital text. This makes reading text and seeing image details easier.
High Contrast also allows students to customize their settings by website, and has filters to flip black and white, adjust color contrast, or remove colors altogether.
This Chrome accessibility extension is suitable for students who have vision problems.
It applies dark themes for websites by inverting bright colors, making them high contrast and easy to read at night.
Dark Reader also enables students to take control of the level of font settings, brightness, sepia filters, and contrast on their pages.
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