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Accessibility for Student Chromebooks - Easily Dictate Speech to Text

Screenshot of Google Search bar and the "Search + D" shortcut

The Chromebooks that our students use just got a huge update in regards to speech to text accessibility! Now, a simple keyboard short (search + d) will enable dictation for the students! This is a huge game changer when it comes to our students that have a difficulty typing responses. 

In order for this to work, you will have to enable accessibility features, specifically the voice to text option. Then, students will be able to have speech to text available in any input field! 

GIF of the process with the Google Homepage!


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