Chromebooks are the most popular device type in education and currently hold a market share of about 60%(Foley, 2018).
Naturally, the ChromeOS has many accessibility features that enable countless students with various disabilities to use Chromebooks for educational purposes.
This blog post is a quick overview of accessibility features available in ChromeOS 70.0.3538.76.
1. ChromeVox – Text-to-Speech
ChromeVox is a screen reader for visually impaired users. When turned on, it reads window titles, tabs, and the content of the open pages.
It has a multitude of features that the users can customize to fit their desired experience. The user can change the language, voice, reading speed, and use keyboard shortcuts for most basic operations.