Chad Flexon, Supervisor of Instruction, Harrison Township
“When we first saw the accessibility features in Chromebooks and Google Workspace, I don’t think we knew what a huge benefit this would be for special education. We now see the benefits of letting students become personally responsible for learning, and giving them the freedom to create work.”
Open up powerful screen reader features in an experience customized to your unique needs.
Use Docs with compatible screen reader programs to hear text read aloud and easily edit, comment and collaborate.
Edit forms with a screen reader and set up quick keyboard shortcuts for greater accessibility.
Use Calendar with compatible screen reader software, easy keyboard shortcuts, and automatic syncing with Microsoft Outlook.
Comment, collaborate, and edit spreadsheets with screen readers, and set up easy keyboard shortcuts.
Use Google Meet with screen readers and live captions. You can also add keyboard shortcuts for Meet, Meet Chrome extensions, and the Meet app.
Harrison Township benefits from accessibility tools
Teachers use accessibility features available on the district’s Chromebooks to help more students.
Ontario’s Upper Grand District gives equal access to learning tools using Chromebooks
Text-to-speech and speech-to-text features have been game-changers for the district.
Creating an “accessibility for all” culture in classrooms through technology
Accessibility features can improve the learning experience for all students — without singling out those with disabilities.