Parents' Guide to

Universal Reader Plus

By ADK AccessAbility, Common Sense Media Reviewer

age 6+

Read, translate, and summarize text with versatile tool.

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With its simple tool bar, Universal Reader Plus delivers what it promises: universal access to text for kids who need it. There are other free readers, auto summarizers, and language translators out there, but Universal Reader Plus is the whole package. It uniquely reads Flash files, has a talking pointer that reads anything (even if the computer doesn't see it as print), can summarize a small chunk of information or a huge document, and can translate into eight languages.
One of the coolest things about Universal Reader Plus is its summary tool. Using algorithmic language technology, it can solidly summarize any amount of text from a single paragraph to a full chapter. This awesome feature can help kids with comprehension issues as well as those trying to digest a ton of information in a short amount of time.

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