Text to Speech for databases

Text to Speech and Vision/ Processing Accessibility Tools for Research Databases ​​

            Accessibility​ Tip Sheets are under each Database area on the right hand side. 

Other Accessibility Tip sheets can be found HERE

For more information on Accessibility / UDL Tools in SD71 

Please contact Jane.Rondow@sd71.bc.ca  

Unite for Literacy

Text to Speech Options​

Computer                                            iPad

Built in Narration                             Built in Narration​

Add-ins on SD71 Computers 

Tip Sheets for all Databases ​​​

Text To Speech and Vision/ Processing support 

Open Dyslexic Font extension with District Databases-TIP Sheet

Read&Write Text to Speech with Databases.pdf

Read&Write_Screen Mask_Databases.pdf

Read&Write_SimplifyTool_Database.pdf

Vu Bar with District Databases, websites, e-text.pdf

World Book

Early World of Learning

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                             iPad

1. Built in Narration                           Built in Narration​

Early World of Learning Built in Text to Speech.pdf                     

World Book Kids

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                          iPad

1. Built in Text to Speech              Works with Speak Selection in iOS

Accessed under the Tools             Accessibility Tools​

Select Hear Text Read aloud     

2. Read&Write for Chrome

ReadWrite World Book Kids Text to Speech.pdf

World Book Student

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                       iPad

(Some Articles Only)                   Works with Speak  Selection in iOS

1. Built in Text to Speech               Accessibility Tools

Accessed under the Tools            

Select Text to Speech     

2. Read&Write for Chrome

ReadWrite World Book Student Text to Speech.pdf

World Book Advanced

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                              iPad

1. (Some Articles Only)                    Works with Speak Selection in iOS

Built in Text to Speech                     Accessibility Tools

Accessed under the Tools          

Select Text to Speech     

Built In WorldBook_Advanced-Text to Speech.pdf

2. Read&Write for Chrome

Read and Write WorldBook_Advanced-Text to speech.pdf

World Book Timelines

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                         iPad

1. Limited Built in                        Works with Speak Selection in iOS

(Only final information                           Accessibility Tools​

can have Text to Speech)  

2. Read&Write for Chrome  

Read and Write WorldBook_Timelines-Text to speech.pdf

World Book Discover

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                      iPad

1. (Some Articles Only)                  Works with Speak Selection in iOS

Built in Text to Speech               Accessibility Tools

Accessed under Tools                 

Enable Read-Aloud toolbar              

 2. Read&Write for Chrome

Read and Write WorldBook_Discover-Text to speech.pdf

L’Encyclopedie Decouverte

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                                iPad

1. Read&Write for Chrome                  Works with Speak Selection in iOS

 How to change to a French Voice.      Accessibility Tools                                                                                                      Change to French Voices  settings >                                                                              general > accessibility > speech>                                                                               voices > pick French Voice       

​​ReadWrite Chrome Changing Language settings.pdf 

Read and Write WorldBook_L’Encyclopédie Découverte-Text to speech.pdf

National Geographic Kids

Go on amazing adventures in science, nature, archeology, culture and space.  Browse recent National Geographic Kids magazines by cover.

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                         iPad

Built in Narration                           Built in Narration

Accessed in the Listen  Bar            Accessed in the Listen Bar

Ebsco Elementary Search

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                                iPad

 1. Read&Write for Chrome                 Works with Speak Selection in iOS 

  HTML text only                                 Accessibility Tools

                                                           HTML text only

Know BC

Text to Speech Options

Computer                                                   iPad

1. Read&Write for Chrome                     Works with Speak Seection in iOS 

                                                              Accessibility Tools