Special Needs
Technology can be a wonderful resource for students with special needs, providing access to tools that enable users to be more independent, cater to their strengths and compensate for areas of need.

Text to Speech

SpeakIt! by Google - Google Chrome extension when installed (requires Google Chrome) allows text from a website to be read aloud.

PixWriter- Picture-assisted writing tool for beginning writers, those with cognitive disabilities or autism.
PictureIt - Teacher tool for creating picture-assisted worksheets and materials, communication boards, etc. Includes over 10,500 images.
UDL Toolkit - Comprehensive resource including links to various items such as audio books, text to speech, writing tools, and more.