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Rhode Island School of Design

Accessibility in the Library

"Screen readers are software programs that allow blind or visually impaired users to read the text that is displayed on the computer screen with a speech synthesizer or braille display. A screen reader is the interface between the computer's operating system, its applications, and the user." -

Screen readers include text-to-speech technology, which can be helpful for people who have any kind of difficulty reading text (not just visual). 

Here are some screen reader options:


Screen Readers: 

Text to Speech Readers: