​Etext & Ebook collections, websites & resources 

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Collection of Databases in both English and French. Many Tip Sheets to support students with Text to Speech and Vision/ Processing tools  Text to Speech Options for Databases

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 Collection of learning materials in digital alternate formats.

Registration is free for BC educators.

ARC BC Resources

ARCBC Training Resources 

District support:

District Partner Jane.Rondow@sd71.bc.ca

Learning Support Teacher or Teacher Librarian

Email Luisa.Pereira@sd71.bc.ca to download the book(s) you need for students with perceptual disabilities.

Ebook Websites

Unite For Literacy ​
This is a free​ wonderful collection of narrated picture books, both fiction and non-fiction.​​ 


Online ebook collection with both non fiction, fiction and read aloud options. Free Subscription for Teachers. 

Tar Heel Readers 

 A collection of simple picture books created by the community. These books have built in narration. ​​


Literactive is a site that provided online primary reading materials. All readers are leveled and provide Text to Speech an sounding out options. You have to register but registration is free. 

Browser Books 

Simple Non fiction picture books with built in student voice narration.

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True Flix 

Free collection of Non Fiction articles with Text to Speech, activities and videos.

Science Flix

Free collection of Non Fiction articles with Text to Speech, activities and videos. All Articles are related to Science Themes. 

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Story Time from Space

Books read by astronauts in space. 


Audio Books and Stories

“For as long as schools are closed, we’re open.  incredible collection of stories, including titles across six different languages. 

All stories are free to stream on your desktop, laptop, phone or tablet.” THANKS Audible

SQWORL Collections (Visual website set up)

SQWORL Collection of  Ebooks &​ E-Text 
Collection of Ebooks and EText sites and apps for computers or iPads.​

SQWORL of High Interest Low Vocab​ 

Collection of High Interest Low Vocab websites that can be used on computers, iPads, smartboards or as whole class tools.

SQWORL of UDL Novel Studies tools

Collection of websites and tools to support UDL (Universal Design for Learning) when doing Novel Studies.