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G Suite Tools for Diverse Learners

Voice Typing in Google Docs

To use voice typing or voice commands, your computer microphone needs to be on and working; this feature is only available in Chrome browsers. 

In Google Docs, click Tools> Voice Typing. When you're ready to speak, click the microphone icon. Speak clearly, at a normal volume and pace. Use voice commands to edit format, or add punctuation.

Closed Captions in Meet (English only)

Make it easier to follow what's being said in meetings by turning on captions, which displays the conversation as text. 

On the Computer

  1. On the bottom-right of the Meet window, click More
  2. Click Turn on captions

On Chromebase for meeting devices

  1. On the bottom-right of the touchscreen, tap More
  2. Press Turn on captions

Dyslexia and color support

BeeLine Reader- Adjusts colors and tones of pages to make it easier to read. Adjusts tone of pages to help with reading. Switches text to easy-to-read dyslexia font, Open Dyslexic.

Present Google Slides with closed captions

Disply the speaker's words in real time at the bottom of the screen to support students who are deaf, hard-of-hearing or ENL. 

To turn on closed captions in Slides for

  • ChromeOS/Windows: ctrl+shift+c
  • Mac: command+shift+c

ChromeVox Screen Reader on Chromebooks

Edit Documents with ScreenReader
Using ScreenReader

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