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Comox Valley School District
Vision / Reading and Declutter Supports

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   COMPUTER ​
Use Control + to make webpage bigger
and Control - to make it smaller

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IPAD
Windows Magnifier ​​​​
  • Accessible on all computers in SD71
  • ​Search for Magnifier in Windows
  • Can change zoom size, lens, colour inverson and if it follows the mouse pointer or keyboard
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Windows Magnifier How to​



   safari.JPGReader View in Safari
 ​   Built in Accessiblity Feature in iOS on iDevices in Safari 
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Reader View in Safari​ Tip Sheet 

Reader View in Safari Video​ 
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  •  Extension in Google Chrome
  •  Reader View has been added to the ​image on  SD 71 computers
  • Declutters screen once you have drilled down to the article
  • can customize font type, font size and contrast
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Chrome-Reader View-TIP Sheet.pdf

Vision Accessiblity Tools
  • Built into iOS Accessiblity 
    • Zoom
    • Bold Text
    • Button Shape
    • Increase Contrast
    • Larger Text 
    • Gray Scale 

SETBC i​​OS Accessiblity Tools Scroll to the bottom to find Vision Tools.
Open the Resource tab for Print Resources Video tab for Video Resources 
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  •  Extension in Google Chrome
  •  DOM Distiller Redaing Mode has been added to the ​image on  SD 71 computers
  • Declutters screen once you have drilled down to the article
  • Right click on DOM Distill icon and selct Options to customize font type and contrast
  • Use Control+ & Control - to change zoom size 

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Dom Distiller with District Databases websites e-text -TIP Sheet.pdf

Dom Distiller Chrome Extension Taskcard.docx

DOM Distiller Reader Mode Checklist.docx

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​​ Vu Bar 
  • Software added to all computer in SD71 found in Programs menu 
  • Support for students with Dyslexia, tracking, processing and vision needs
  • Adds an on screen, customizable slotted ruler
  • ​Can customize bar width, height and colour
  • Right click on the bar to customize
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Low Tech Reading window avalible for download in two sizes Big and Small. Print on coloured card stock, cut out the window and laminate (can use coloured transparency for coloured window). 

Low tech Gudied Reading coloured overlay strips purchase ​

Download VuBar​ 

​​Vu Bar with District Databases, websites, e-text.pdf


reading windows big.pdf

reading windows small.pdf

​​SS Overlay 
  • ​​Software added to all computers in SD71 found in Programs menu
  • Support for students with Dyslexia, tracking, processing and vision needs
  • Similar to low tech irlen overlays 
  • Adds an on screen, customizable coloured overlay to screen
  • right click on the SS Overlay icon ​ss overlay icon.JPG to change the settings (colours and transparency)
Download SS Overlay ​​​​

ssOverlay with District Databases, websites, e-text.pdf