Accessible Design

The following may assist you in better understanding the process for creating accessible content at UTRGV. You are always welcome to contact Student Accessibility Services (SAS) with any questions or concerns. In Brownsville, visit BMSLC 1.107 or call 956-882-7374. In Edinburg, visit EUCTR 108 or call 956-665-7005. Our e-mail address is

Center for Online Learning and Teaching Technology

Creating Accessible Content web link:


Assistive Technology

The following are some useful tools for access which assist in creating an inclusive environment.


  • Text to Speech Read Aloud Software

    Microsoft Immersive Reader Office 365: Web Link PDF Link
    Microsoft Edge Immersive Reader 


  • Microsoft Office Lens

    You Can Document The World Around You With Office Lens!
    Introducing Office Lens for iPhone
    Introducing Office Lens Android 
  • Speech to Text Dictation Software

    Dictate in Microsoft Office 365: Web Link
  • OneNote: Digital notebook

     What is OneNote? Web Link

  • XODO PDF Reader and Annotator

    What is XODO Web App: Web Link
    Download Link
  • Accessible Textbooks

    Learning Ally: Web Link
    Bookshare: Web Link
    Vitalsource Bookshelf: Web Link


  • Built-in accessible functions PC

  • Portable devices

    Apple Voice Over:
    Talk Back (Google Chrome):