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Emergency Warning

Morning classes are cancelled. All for-credit classes are cancelled this morning. Individual offices may be open. Call ahead for information on programs, performances and other special events. Employees are expected to report, but should consult the Winter Storm Policy and use their own judgment. Voting sites on campus are open.

For official emergency information please check emergency.uwgb.edu

Web Browser Accessibility Extensions

Google Chrome Extensions are applications that run inside the Chrome browser and provide additional functionality. Below is a list of Accessibility Extensions for Google Chrome that students may find useful.

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Read&Write for Google Docs

  • Read&Write for Google Docs iconMake any Google document accessible
  • Read&Write for Google Docs adds many of the popular support features of Read&Write GOLD to Google Docs documents including: Text To Speech with Dual Synchronized Highlighting, Highlighting, Talking Dictionary, Picture Dictionary, Vocabulary Tool and Study Skills tools to capture Google highlights
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Speak It

  • Speak It iconThe Speak It extension enables you to have the text on most webpages read to you
  • Simply highlight the text on the page you are reviewing then right-click to activate Speak It. Then click the play button to have the text read to you
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ChromeVox

  • ChromeVox iconThe ChromeVox extension is a screen reader that enables visually impaired users to experience the power of web applications
  • Simple and powerful navigation that is easy to learn and quickly gets new users up to speed browsing the web
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Readability Redux

  • Readability Redux iconReadability is a simple tool that makes reading on the Web easier and more enjoyable
  • Removes the clutter around what you're reading
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Chrome Daltonize!

  • Chrome Daltonize! iconThe Chrome Daltonize! extension exposes details in images to color blind computer users, allowing them to catch details they may have otherwise missed
  • Provides enhancement for people with Protanopia (red-green), Deuteranopia (red-green), or Tritanopia (blue-yellow)
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Zoomy

  • Zoomy iconThe Zoomy extension overrides the default zoom (text and images) for all websites
  • Changes zoom level according to resolution & browser size
  • Default zoom can be set manually or automatic
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Keyboard Navigation

  • Keyboard Navigation iconThe Keyboard Navigation extension allows you to browse the web without using the mouse
  • Allows you to move the mouse while holding the right mouse button to trigger actions, such as page navigation or tab management
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Metalmouth Voice Browser

  • Metalmouth Voice Browser iconThe Metalmouth extension provides navigation by voice commands
  • Includes tab navigation support, navigation by voice commands, web pages read out-loud, intuitive keyboard controls, interaction with page items, dynamic content support, video / audio support and rich off-screen model
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Google Dictionary

  • Google Dictionary iconView definitions easily as you browse the web
  • Double-click any word to view its definition in a small pop-up bubble
  • Includes audio pronunciation
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