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Open Access Assistive Technology Resources

A Guide to Free and Open Assistive Technology

Bionic Reader

Bolds the first few letters of a word to support reading speed and comprehension

Digital Magnifiers

Increase the size of text and images

Optical Character Recognition (OCR)

Convert images of text into machine-readable text formats

PDF Converter

Convert PDF files to Word, Excel, and PowerPoint

Physical Text to PDF

Scan text, create PDF and JPEG files, and apply OCR to recognize and read texts aloud

Screen Readers

Read digital texts aloud