Whether you are using a smartphone, tablet, PC or Mac, ReachDeck provides speech, reading and translation tools.
Select the ReachDeck image at the bottom right of this page to launch ReachDeck. The toolbar appears at the top of the browser window.
ReachDeck adds speech, reading, and translation tools to the page. It makes content more accessible for people with dyslexia, literacy problems, English as a second language, and mild visual impairments.
Using the buttons on the toolbar, you can:
ReachDeck reads text on a webpage out loud. The options:
ReachDeck translates a page into 99 languages and can speak aloud 40 of those.
ReachDeck converts text that you select in a page into an audio file. You can then listen to it later on.
This lets you apply a colour filter to your screen. A semi-opaque mask extends across the screen, leaving a letterbox reading window so you can focus on a few lines at a time.
You can magnify the text as it's being read aloud. You can set the font, size and colour to suit your needs (in the settings).
In the settings menu you can personalise the features to suit your own needs. You can personalise the following:
(BrowseAloud is the former brand of ReachDeck.)