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Provo City School District Covid-19 Updates

Last modified: March 4, 2022

Assistive Technology

Communication Support (Alternative and Augmentative Communication/AAC)

Click here for a getting started video for families. Click on the symbols above for info on CoughDrop AAC and Tobii Dynavox Snap apps.

Reading Support

From the Bookshare website: “Bookshare is the must-have reading tool for students with dyslexia, learning disabilities, blindness, low vision, retinitis pigmentosa, cerebral palsy, and other reading barriers.” Bookshare is free to those with a qualifying disability.”¬†Click on the icon for more info.

Read & Write for Google offers dual highlighting while reading text aloud–access content online in addition to using it in Google Docs for editing. Click on the purple puzzle piece below for info.

Writing Support

Type with your voice! (Often referred to as speech to text.) Type, edit, and format documents by speaking in Google Docs. Anything you say turns into text! To enable “Voice Typing”, open a Google Doc, click Tools > Voice Typing¬†(click on the orange microphone below for a quick tutorial.)

Read & Write for Google offers text to speech as well as word prediction to support spelling, ideas, and other aspects of writing. Click the purple puzzle piece below to learn more.