Spellex is a literacy toolbar for Chrome that provides assistance with features that may be familiar to you, such as word prediction and abbreviated expansion. However, this application offers much more. This tool provides functional assistance for the individual who struggles with reading and writing tasks, while pursuing a career in or while working in the medical or bio-science fields.
Missouri Assistive Technology is partnering with Spellex in their search for beta testers for this new tool that helps individuals improve reading, writing, and speech comprehension. If you work in the bio-sciences or medical fields or if you are preparing to study these fields, please contact Laura at Missouri Assistive Technology (email@example.com) to become part of this beta test team.
Features of Spellex include:
-Advanced Spell Checking and reports to teach spelling improvement.
-Word prediction to support typing efficiency.
-Speech-to-text to allow for voice dictation across the web.
-Text-to-speech offers human voice read back of any text that can be highlighted.
-Ability to highlight notes by color and extract.
-Zoom reading ruler to allow improved reading comprehension by focusing in on only the selected text.
-Grammar and definition support.
-Specialized vocabularies for healthcare, law, bio-sciences, veterinary studies, and more.
-Picture dictionary to aid with word comprehension.
-Collaborative audio notes in Google Docs.
-PDF support which includes built-in OCR support.