Free & Low-Cost Assistive Technology Resources

Text-to-Speech Tools

Natural Reader: Free download for PC, Mac, iPad, iOS
WordTalk: Free, built-in screen reader for Windows
Voiceover: Free, built-in screen reader for iPad
SpeakIt: Free in Google Chrome
Select-and-Speak: Free in Google Chrome
Read, Write for Google: Free trial in Google Chrome
Voice Dream Reader: $9.99 app for iPad, iOS for hearing text, including PDF books.

Speech-to-Text Tools, Writing, Dictation, Note Taking, & Recording

VoiceNote II: Free in Google Chrome
Dictation: Free, built-in screen reader for Mac
Dragon: Free for iPad, iOS
Evernote: Free, syncs across platforms. Premier version available.
Notability: $2.99 app for iPad, iOS. Take and sync handwritten, typed, or audio notes.
AudioNote: $4.99 app for iPad, iOS.
Voice Dream Writer: $9.99 iPad, iOS.
Supernote: Free iPad, iOS.