Software and Resources
These sites have products and services that LD students might find useful. Some are free. Most are not. The sites listed are provided for your convenience and information.
Free - These sites have free versions available, along with a more deluxe version that you can purchase.
ReadPlease software is a free text to speech software. The more deluxe version called ReadPlease Plus is not free.
Free Assistive software site virtual keyboard and mouse software
Browse Aloud is a Windows application and can be used with Internet Explorer 4 upwards or Netscape Navigator.
RealOnePlayer free version available
Macromedia Shockwave free version available
Apple Quicktime player free version available
Easy Zip freezip utility
Win Zip free version available
Free trial downloads This site has timed evaluation demo software that can be downloaded. If you like the software, you will have to buy it at the end of the evaluation period.
Free trial downloads for text to speech software
MP3 Text Aloud text to speech software
Reader Pen Quicktionary is a handheld portable language scanner that translates, and reads foreign languages.
Dragon Natural Speaking voice recognition software
Inspiration Software free trial version available. Software used to brainstorm, plan, organize, outline, diagram, and write.
American Printing House for the Blind Software download center
Kurzweil The software reads text and much more.
Wynn Reader software.
Zoom Text makes text bigger for visual impairments
Franklin Speller Check
Talking Calculators and much more
Tape recorders and other things
Scientific Notebook Software for Math
Colored Overlays learn more about a condition called Scotopic Sensitivity
Math Player can help you read math problems