nOverlay (as in no-overlay) is a Chrome browser extension that tints web pages without the need for a physical or software overlay. No more washed out pages. Text and images are clear. Just the white areas of the websites are changed.
Choose from the bundled color profiles or create your very own!
Mike Marotta, ATP is the owner of Inclusive Technology Solutions, LLC. Mike has been the field of Assistive Technology for over 25 years and his experience revolves around a vast array of accommodations for persons with disabilities and their family/support members. He has put together a list of supports using Google Chrome for struggling students. Check out his site. It is filled with many other assistive technology suppo...
I decided to share some strategies and best practices instead of highlighting a particular tool this week. As we work in various school across our region, we often see students who may have an AAC system but it is not used effectively for communication. The two main reasons why they are not effective are:
There is not enough vocabulary on the system to communicate. They are comprised of mainly nouns or activity overlay...
This weeks tip is sharing some information from a webinar I took from Maryland AT Center on "Supportive IOS Math Apps Pre-K through 4th Grade". Click on link to see the apps they highlighted... Some really cool ones:-)
NVDA (Non-Visual Desktop Access): Free “screen reader” which enables blind and vision impaired people to use computers.
Color Overlay – Iren Filter for Chomebooks: Free color overlay is a color filter which puts a tint on your Chrome browser to make the text more readable. The filter allows you to choose any color and transparency. Download from Chrome web store
Do your students have difficulty reading standard based text? Did you know that digital formats of text can be read aloud using a variety of free downloadable or web-based programs. These tools can be used by ALL students.