Assistive Technology for Students With Dyslexia


Below is a list of some assistive technology resources that can be helpful for individuals with dyslexia or individuals with reading, writing and/or executive function difficulties. These resources are adapted from information provided by Debbie Brineman and Joyce Derr at the Georgia IDA Conference, 2018.

Also useful is Microsoft’s guide to the features of its Learning Tools.

Download Microsoft's Learning Tools features guide here




Supports for reading and understanding text



Writing and Editing

Supports for writing and editing text



Accessible Materials

Ebooks and Audiobooks


Microsoft Word

Microsoft Word

Textbooks and Literature

Microsoft Edge browser

Microsoft Edge Browser


Google Chrome browser

Google Docs (only in Chrome)

    Content and News Articles 

    iPad and iPhone

    iPad and iPhone

    Universal Design for Learning Resources