Free Downloads from Premier Literacy
Premier Literacy -- a division of Premier Assistive, is a leader in the field of literacy technology, offering complete and affordable reading and writing solutions. With programs that recognize, validate and accommodate, Premier is providing valuable tools for life. Innovation, affordability and portability are the defining elements of Premier products that are revolutionizing the world of literacy technology. We are proud to collaborate with LD Resources Foundation to make the following literacy software tools available to you at no charge.
UNIVERSAL READER PLUS
The Read Anything, Anytime Program
Universal Reader Plus© is the ultimate “read-anything-anytime” program. A world class, all-purpose utility that allows the user to highlight text and have it read aloud within almost any application including emails, word processing documents and even web pages. The built-in, revolutionary “Talking Pointer” allows the user to place the cursor over the desired text to have it read aloud. The auto summary tool makes it a valuable study tool.
You are allowed up to 100 uses of this product free of charge.
Universal Reader Plus Highlights
- Easy-to-use application that can read ANY accessible text.
- Perfect Utility for reading virtually any digital content:
- Web pages
- Word Processing documents
- Help Files
- Translation features lets users translate text between 8 different languages
- "Text Summarization" helps users review digital more quickly.
- Users can select different voices and change reading speeds.
Download Universal Reader Plus (PC Only)
The Perfect Personal Magnifier for Online Use
Premier Literacy’s “Magnify It” is wonderful when you need a tool that let’s you selectively modify only a small portion of an online screen without distorting the entire screen using total magnification. “Magnify It” give you the option to have several different types and sizes of cursors and up to 400% magnification. You can even easily turn the magnifier on or off with a simply F2 keystroke.
This is a totally free utility that you can download for unlimited use.
Download Magnify It (PC Only)
Adobe® Reader® 9 is free software you can use to read and access the information contained within PDF files. Adobe Reader 9 contains many capabilities specifically designed to make it easier for people with disabilities to read PDF files, regardless of whether the files have been optimized for accessibility. It leverages accessibility functions built into Windows® and Mac OS systems and allows adjustment of user preferences to optimize the reading experience for a variety of disabilities.
Download a helpful guide from Adobe for more information: Accessing PDF Documents with Assistive Technology: A Screen Reader User's Guide (PDF, 368k)
Download the FREE Adobe Acrobat Reader (Mac or PC)