Cool Speech

Convert any digital text (online or files) into spoken text with a variety of voices and save as a WAV file. Supports students' engagement with text and boosts listening and reading comprehension.

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Product
Cost Range: 
$1-50
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
Embedded Resources: 
bookmarks
highlighting
text notes or tags
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reading rate control
synthesized
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)