• Students who need assistance with reading may benefit from accessing digital text. Digital text often provides flexibility in access to text because words may be read aloud by a program (text-to-speech) as a student follows along. Digital text can be read aloud by a computer or handheld device using “text reader software”. Additional information can be found at Accommodation Central.

    • Students with physical disabilities or vision impairments may find it easier to turn the pages of a digital book. 
    • Students with reading disabilities may benefit most from a text reader that highlights the words as they are read.
    • Text-to-speech allows students who struggle with decoding and fluency to focus on text comprehension.
    • Support vocabulary needs with online dictionaries, picture dictionaries, and translation tools.

    San Marcos CISD has several options for accessing digital text.

Visual Impairment and Hearing Impairment


Last Modified on August 18, 2020