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A.T. Tip of the Week

Provided by the Massachusetts Assistive Technology Act Program (MassMATCH)

February 5th, 2013
The Tar Heel Reader has more than 11,000 free books with text and graphics that can be viewed online or downloaded as a PowerPoint presentation, Impress, or Flash. You can also create your own books and save them on the website. When books are viewed online, there are options to change the text or background color and have the text read aloud with a choice of three voices, using touch screens, IntelliKeys and 1 to 3 switches. Image of Tar Heel Reader accessible reading controls screen.


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Thanks to the Iowa Center for Assistive Technology Education and Research (ICATER) for generously sharing their tips with the national field of statewide AT Act programs.