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Bookshare

World's largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for people with print disabilities. Collection has over 90,000 digital books including textbooks, children's books, literature, popular books, special collections, newspapers and magazines that can be easily downloaded in DAISY or BRF formats. Membership is free for U.S. students with qualified print disabilities, and members get free reading software for PC and Mac.

Content Area: reading
Grade Level: early elementary, intermediate elementary, middle school, secondary, transition
IDEA Disability Category: multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment
Operating Systems: Macintosh, Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: Language, Reading: Foundational Skills, Reading: Informational Text, Reading: Literature
Math
VoiceOver

Mac OS X Snow Leopard includes VoiceOver 3 - an updated version of Apple's screen-access technology. VoiceOver 3 includes new features such as gesture support, braille display mirroring, spoken hints, autospeaking web pages, web page summaries, web table support, customizable verbosity and more. Additional new features allow collaboration between sighted and low-vision users by providing visual cues, captions, and a braille panel.

Content Area: reading
Grade Level: early elementary, intermediate elementary, middle school, secondary, transition
IDEA Disability Category: multiple disabilities, specific learning disability, visual impairment
Operating Systems: Macintosh
English Language Arts:
Math

Reading Horizons Discovery curriculum and software is aligned to the National Reading Panel's findings for effective reading instruction. The Reading Horizons Discovery® Software uses a series of assessments to individualize student instruction and track progress. Assessment and lesson performance data can be reviewed by teachers and administrators through the administration system.

Content Area: reading
Grade Level: early elementary, intermediate elementary, middle school
IDEA Disability Category: autism, emotional disturbance, hearing impairment, multiple disabilities, specific learning disability, speech or language impairment, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment
Operating Systems: Macintosh, Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: Language, Reading: Foundational Skills
Math
NFB Newsline

NFB-NEWSLINE is a free audio newspaper service providing access for print-disabled individuals to newspapers, magazines and television listings from all over the country.Subscribers can access NEWSLINE from any touch tone phone, online, via email, or by download to a digital talking-book player or MP3 device. NEWSLINE currently features over 300 newspapers and many magazines including: * New York Times * USA Today * Christian Science Monitor * Wall Street Journal * TIME for Kids * Rolling Stone * The New Yorker * The Economist * Smithsonian

Content Area: reading
Grade Level: early elementary, intermediate elementary, middle school, secondary, transition
IDEA Disability Category: major-other health impairment, multiple disabilities, orthopedic impairment, specific learning disability, traumatic brain injury, visual impairment
Operating Systems: iPhone
English Language Arts:
Math