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Assistive Technology

Grammarly

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  • Web browser extension or plug-in for Microsoft office applications
  • Requires free or premium account  
  • Checks for plagiarism, spelling, and grammar based on context
  • Provides vocabulary, detailed explanation for all of your mistakes, and weekly progress reports about your mistakes
  • //www.grammarly.com/
   

Ginger

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  • Available on Windows, Mac, browsers, Android, and iOS
  • Requires free or premium account  
  • Checks for grammar and sentence phrasing
  • Provides translations, dictionary, text reader, and personal training based on your mistakes
  • http://www.gingersoftware.com/

F.lux

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  • Available on Windows, Mac, Linux, and iOS
  • Requires free download
  • Adapts your computer display to the time of day; allows blue light in the morning and filters out blue light at night
  • Exposure to blue light makes people more alert and may affect sleeping schedules
  • //justgetflux.com/

Stayfoucsd

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Read & Write

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  • Available on Windows, Mac, Google, iPad, and Android tablets
  • Attainable through Accessibility Resources
  • A floating toolbar allows interaction with other programs such as word processors, PDF readers, and browsers
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    The server encountered an internal error and was unable to complete your request. Either the server is overloaded or there is an error in the application.

  • //www.texthelp.com/en-us/products/read-write/

Learning Ally

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  • Available on Windows, Mac, browsers, Android, and iOS
  • Attainable through Accessibility Resources for qualified students
  • Access to over 80,000 human-narrated audio textbooks and literature
  • //www.learningally.org/

Notability

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  • Available on Mac and iOS
  • Requires paid download in iOS app store
  • Markup photos, annotate (including recording comments) PDFs, or combine handwriting, photos, and typing in a single note
  • http://gingerlabs.com/

Livescribe
Smartpen

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  • The smartpen records conversations and links recordings to written notes
  • Attainable through Accessibility Resources for qualified students
  • Replay audio directly from paper by tapping on your notes or by clicking the controls on your pen
  • Save, organize, and replay notes on Echo Desktop from your Window or Mac
  • //www.livescribe.com/en-us/