Digital Text & Audio books

Multi-Sensory Literature

Leveled Accessible Content

Bookshare

Reduce reading barriers for your qualified K-12 students with accessible textbooks and literature.  This service provides text-to-speech (TTS) higlighting at both word and sentence level so students can read along.  Bookshare works on most platforms and devices.  

StorylineOnline

This FREE online resource of popular children's literature is read aloud by actors.  The illustrations have been slightly animated, and most books have activity guides for teachers to use with their students

Unite for Literacy

This wonderful collection of books for early readers has a simple interface for students to navigate.  Human narration in multiple languages is available.

DoGoNews

Current events and content articles are supported by a built-in key vocabulary tool, as well as audio support which highlights and both word and sentence levels to help students follow along.

Learning Ally

Students with a qualifying disability can access the collection free of charge. This service provides human narration for many textbooks and literature.  Compatible on most platforms & devices.

Epic!

This online literature resource has interactive and high-interest ebooks. Audiobooks and videos are also available. This is a FREE resource for educators.

Tween Tribune

This free online resource from the Smithsonian offers each article at 4 lexile levels. You can sort by topics and grade level.  Articles in Spanish are also available.

Simple English Wikipedia

Like the standard Wikipedia, this site has a lot of information.  The content is more accessible because a more simplified vocabulary is used which supports comprehension.

Gutenberg

This is the oldest FREE repository of public-domain classic digital literature. Text comes in most formats from .html and .txt, to kindle downloads and MP4 files.

Accessible YouTube

This site makes YouTube videos accessible for switch users. Content is not filtered, so be sure to preview before sharing with students.  Search for a favorite book and see and hear it read aloud.

ReadWorks

Reading passages include audio supports, question sets, embedded vocabulary support, and much more. Create a teacher log in to have access to this FREE resource.

Symbolworld

This free site supports readers who benefit from symbols paired with text.  It is up-to-date with current events and many archived articles across content areas. Use a TTS reader (like Natural Reader) and hear the content read aloud!

Digital Text &

Audio books

BookShare

Learning Ally

Gutenberg

Multi-Sensory

Literature

Storyline Online

Epic!

Unite for Literacy

Accessible YouTube

Leveled &

Accessible Content

Tween Tribune

ReadWorks

DoGoNews

Simple Wikipedia

SymbolWorld

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