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    • Google Chrome Accessibility Toolkit Christine Tonge christonge@livingstonesa.org
    • You can count on me to… • EXPLAIN definition of the: – “CLOUD” – Apps and extensions in the Chrome Web Store • SHOW accessible Chrome supports – apps, extensions, websites • ANSWER your questions
    • Internet Explorer Safari Firefox Chrome
    • What is the CLOUD? • Requires Internet access • Data and software are not on the hard drive – Online banking – Hotmail, Yahoo, Gmail – YouTube, Facebook – Google Drive – Google Docs – Google Calendar – Dropbox • Remote server
    • Chrome is Awesome!! Cloud Based AT
    • Sign Into Chrome • Click Menu Button • Click Sign in to Chrome • Use Gmail address
    • Chrome Web Store • Online marketplace • Free and paid apps • Search by category, ratings, popular • One click ‘install’
    • Apps • Programs used within the browser • No software installation
    • Typing Club • Free online touch typing lessons • Can be used without creating an account • Free portal for teachers to track student progress
    • Chrome Speak • Text to speech support – Highlight text > – Right click > – ‘Read the selected text’
    • Write Space • Counts words, lines, characters • No access to font, text size, or color • Access to Google spell check • Increase zoom for larger font size • Full screen option
    • VideoNot.es • Take notes while watching academic video • Integrates with YouTube and Khan Academy • Save notes in Google Drive • Interesting tool for student’s to take notes, ask questions, and respond to questions
    • Extensions • Small programs that add features, functionality • Downloaded from “extension gallery” • Can be turned off/on in the settings menu • Appear on the right side of the URL bar • Follow the web page
    • Extension Manager • Enable, disable, uninstall extensions, applications and themes quickly
    • Google Search • Voice search • Adds a microphone to search bar
    • Google Dictionary • Double click a word to view its definition in a pop up bubble • Hear the word aloud
    • SpeakIt! • Text to speech extension • Highlight text on the webpage • Click the SpeakIt! button • Does not highlight as it reads
    • Select & Speak • Text to speech extension • Highlight text on the webpage • Click the S&S button • Does not highlight as it reads
    • Announcify • Text to speech extension • Click the Announcify button • Enlarges the text on the page • Removes all sidebar comments/ads • Does not highlight as it reads
    • TLDR • Summarizes a web article • Short, medium, long options • SpeakIt! reads in the TLDR window
    • Read&Write for Google • Add text to speech with dual color highlighting • Options for voice and speed • Fully functional trial for 30 days Toolbar increases accessibility in Google Docs
    • AdBlock Plus • Blocks advertisements on websites – Banners – YouTube video ads – Facebook ads – Pop-ups
    • Websites • Some features work only in the Chrome browser
    • TalkTyper • Free speech recognition website • Enabled only in the Chrome Browser
    • Google Chrome Accessibility Toolkit Christine Tonge christonge@livingstonesa.org