A reading system is hardware and software designed to provide access to printed text for people with visual impairments, mobility impairments, or learning disabilities. Specialized software controls a scanner that takes an image of a printed page, converts it to computer text with character recognition software, and then reads the text in a synthesized voice.
For more information about disability-related terms, consult Glossary of Disability-Related Terms . For information about other technology for people with disabilities, consult Adaptive Technology .
For information about adaptive technology, consult Working Together: People with Disabilities and Computer Technology  or view the video  by the same title.
-  Glossary of Disability-Related Terms
-  Adaptive Technology
-  Working Together: People with Disabilities and Computer Technology
-  view the video