In furthering its commitment to making information more accessible to residents, Richmond Hill has joined with BrowseAloud to help those with visual impairments better experience this municipal website.
Listen to this website
You can listen to this website by downloading BrowseAloud, a free application that can be downloaded from the BrowseAloud website.
Note: If you already have JAWS or another text-to-speech engine installed on your computer, you don't need to download BrowseAloud.
What is BrowseAloud?
If you require online reading support, BrowseAloud can help you make websites more accessible and reader-friendly. It works by reading web pages aloud in a natural-sounding voice. Simply hover the mouse pointer over the text to hear it read aloud.
What does BrowseAloud look like?
BrowseAloud features and options are accessed from this easy-to-use, floating toolbar (see above). You can position this toolbar anywhere on your screen or hide it from view.
BrowseAloud has many features to assist those with dyslexia, literacy difficulties, mild visual impairments and where English is a second language. BrowseAloud features and options are accessed from an easy to use, floating toolbar. They include:
- Hover Highlighting
- Text Selection
- Screen Masking
- MP3 Maker
Read more about BrowseAloud Features and BrowseAloud System Requirements.