Links to an online screen reading instruction presentation

Photo of Denise Ryan

produced by

Ted Wattenberg, Ed.S., CRC

Image of student reading with a screen reader. He is looking at the camera, but concentrating on his reading.

  • A PowerPoint Presentation given in his Educational Technology course within the Special Education credentialing program at California State University, Sacramento (2007).

  • This presentation describes some of the instructional theories, strategies, and measures necessary to successfully integrate screen reader technology into a reading fluency program.

Another student reading at a computer workstation.

Link here to:

Screen reading instruction: This is a movie version of a PowerPoint.


A student using Dragon Naturally Speacking to dictate an essay that he is working on.

Link here to the following if the previous version did not work well.

Screen reading instruction: This movie is a streaming video that can play in Windows Media Center.

Image of screen of Talking Word Processor, a screen reader

Talking Word Processor
by Premiere Assistive Technology

Kurzweil 3000 for Windows - Screenshot, a screen readerKurzweil 3000
by Kurzweil Educational Systems

ReadPlease Plus screen shot, a screen reader

ReadPlease Plus
by ReadPlease, Inc.

Picture of a student using the High Tech lab Student learning adaptive in a wheel chair at an accessible computer workstation. Picture of DSPS students working at a computer.

Additional informatilon and presentations on learning to read with a screen reader can be found at:

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