One form of testing accommodation is having exam questions and answers read out loud to the student. For this we use Read and Write Gold, an assistive software that converts text into speech. Sherri’s case, below, shows how useful Read and Write Gold can be for testing:
Sherri requires both a reader and distraction-reduced space. She is trained on the Read and Write Gold software which will read text to her. To write her tests, Sherri:
Read and Write Gold is available free for all students and staff. To download a copy of the software to a college computer, follow the directions linked below. If you want a copy for your personal computer, please fill out the request form linked below.