Google Drive Ideas for College students with Low or No Imaginative and prescient

In yesterday’s put up we featured various attention-grabbing Android instructional apps for college students with particular wants and in the present day we need to draw your consideration to this beneficial accessibility  characteristic in Google Classroom which permits college students with low or no imaginative and prescient to entry and navigate Classroom utilizing a display reader. A display reader, as you most likely know,  is a instrument or plug-in that makes use of assistive know-how to make it potential for customers with low or no imaginative and prescient to entry and skim internet content material. That is often achieved by way of totally different methods together with textual content to speech or a Braille gadget. Beneath are three straightforward methods you should utilize a display reader on Google Classroom:


1- For Google Classroom on the internet
A lot of the present browsers (Chrome, Firefox, Safari, Web Explorer) help display readers and a few of them have built-in display readers. As an illustration, Chromebooks have a built-in display reader referred to as ChromeVox which allows visually impaired college students to entry and use Chromebooks. Examine this web page to be taught extra about methods to use ChromeVox. Equally Apple Safari has VoiceOver which supplies you auditory descriptions of onscreen content material. FireFox has a number of choices of display readers which you’ll be able to be taught extra about from this web page.

2- For Google Classroom on Android units
If you’re utilizing the cell model of Google Classroom on an Android gadget then you definately undoubtedly must activate TalkBack. That is principally a pre-installed software program  which ‘makes use of spoken suggestions for interplay’. Try this web page to be taught extra about methods to use TalkBack.
 Additionally, TalkBack works one other accessibility service referred to as BrailleBack. Google BrailleBack ‘allows you to join a supported refreshable braille show to your gadget by way of Bluetooth. Display screen content material will likely be offered on the braille show and you’ll navigate and work together together with your gadget utilizing the keys on the show. It’s potential to enter textual content utilizing the braille keyboard.’ This app is on the market without spending a dime obtain from Google Play Retailer. Try this web page to be taught extra about methods to set up and allow BrailleBack.


Three- For Google Classroom on iOS units
In case you use Classroom on an iOS gadget , you can also make use of VoiceOver. That is principally a standalone display readers that ‘provides you auditory descriptions of every onscreen aspect and offers useful hints alongside the way in which — whether or not you like utilizing gestures, a keyboard or a braille show. And it helps greater than 30 languages, together with a number of voice choices.’ Try this web page to be taught extra about VoiceOver.

Supply: Classroom Assist
First model of this put up appeared right here