The Accessible Resource Centre – British Columbia (ARC-BC) is an online repository supported by the Ministry of Education to provide BC K-12 students with perceptual disabilities with BC curricular-based learning materials in digital alternate formats. Educators serving students with perceptual disabilities can search the ARC-BC repository for a print title that is in a digital alternate format that meets the access requirements of the student. Registration is free for BC educators. 

 ARCBC Training Resources 

ARCBC – Begin Registration

ARC BC Resources – Apps to Use ARC-BC Files

ARCBC team has created a Collection of eText and eBook Resources online sources for e-Text and eBooks that are available to all learners.

For support with ARCBC,  contact your ARCBC Comox Valley Schools District Partner Jane Rondow, ARCBC or talk to your school Learning Support Teacher or Teacher Librarian. Or Email Luisa Pereira and she can download the books you need and email them to staff or students with perceptual disabilities

Getting ARC-BC Files on to an iPad

Emailing ARCBC Files
Receiving ARCBC files via Air Drop

iPad Apps used to read ARC-BC Adapted PDF files 

Voice Dream Reader

Voice Dream Reader on iPad with ARC-BC PDF files

Voice Dream Reader Supports 

ARC-BC on the Computer

MS Word Immersive Reader and .doc or .docx files
Immersive Reader with Word Online in Office 365

OrbitNote and PDF ARCBC file