Internet users have many options for accessing the
pages of the web. Modern browsers can read a page's content aloud
or translate to Braille. Check out the resources below.
JAWS has long been the standard in screen reading browsers. The
most popular screen reader worldwide, JAWS® for Windows works
with your PC to provide access to today’s software applications
and the Internet.
Available in two editions: outSPOKEN Solo 3.0 is a speech-only package;
Ensemble 3.0 is intended for users with a Braille display, with
or without a speech synthesizer. Both include the multilingual,
MS-SAPI compatible Lernout and Hauspie speech synthesizer that speaks
US and UK English, German, French, Italian, Japanese, Dutch and
is scanning and reading software that makes printed or
electronic text accessible to people who are blind or have limited
vision. is a scanning, reading and writing solution for people
with learning disabilities or reading difficulties. Available in
Windows or Macintosh versions.
Now supporting RTF, HTML, and DAISY
2.02 files which use human voice on MP3 files, is a text-to-speech software tool designed to support
users who have difficulty reading. Available in both Windows and
is a simple but powerful screenreader tailored for blind persons
that may be new to using a computer, or need a simpler, less expensive
alternative to more costly programs available. Works almost entirely
by the standard keyboard navigation controls, the arrow keys. Currently
available only for Macintosh; Windows version is under development.
provides intelligent screen access for visually
impaired computer users through speech and Braille. Windows only,
but network independent, so it can be installed on a network and
used from any machine on that network.
Magnification, speech, Braille - or all three. The award-winning
gives people with a visual impairment the freedom to access Windows
in the way that suits them best.