One Note: Part of Microsoft Office Suite, which is provided for download at no additional cost to all Spalding students, allows the student to take notes and record lectures simultaneously. Instructions here: Record Audio or Video Notes
AccessNote: Created by the American Foundation for the Blind, AccessNote is a tool for the blind or visually impaired when taking notes.
LipSurf: Allows individuals to control computers with their voice which includes typing out speech-to-text
Alternative Format Textbooks
Bookshare makes reading easier. People with dyslexia, blindness, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers can customize their experience to suit their learning style and find virtually any book they need for school, work, or the joy of reading.
Mind Mapping and Brainstorming
Study Skills and Aids
Evernote Skitch: Annotations and markup tools are available to share ideas and better study materials.
Quizlet: Online resource that gives students the ability to study and create study material via flash cards, games. and other modes.
Snap & Read: Includes, text-to-speech, PDF support, translator, and word simplification
MyHomework: Virtual planner; input tests, homework, projects and receive reminders for when they are coming up.
Notion: Organizational planning for tasks and schedules
Cold Turkey: Turn off websites and notifications from distracting you while doing homework and assignments.
Hearing and Auditory Support
NVDA Screen Reader: Reads online text aloud
Open sourced font conversion to improve readability: https://opendyslexic.org/
If you need a PDF/screen reader compatible version of your textbook, please complete this webform.