Create accessible STEM resources

Create screen reader accessible documents

Use Snip to digitize textbook chapters, worksheets, and lecture notes and create accessible materials for your students.

Create screen reader accessible documents

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Create accessible materials with Snip

  • Create screen reader accessible documents

    Use Snip app to make your work on the documents as fast and simple as possible. Share your accessible files with others by copying public links.

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  • Export PDFs as MS Word for reading on Braille devices

    Convert course materials trapped in PDFs to MS Word documents in seconds. The DOCX can then be opened and read on a Braille device like the BrailleSense.

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  • Digitize math into an LMS compatible format

    Use the LaTeX format to make importing math to your school's LMS simple. See an example here using Canvas LMS with Snip!

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Consume accessible materials with Snip

  • Read math and science Notes with your screen reader

    Use assistive technology to read your Notes in-app or export to accessible HTML files.

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  • Read scientific PDFs with your screen reader

    Simply drag a PDF file to the Snip Web and it will be added to your list of readable files. Every PDF becomes screen reader accessible when you open Preview mode, and speech to math feature enables your screen reader to speak math expressions.

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  • Interact with your files on any device

    All the files are automatically synced across all of your devices. Open and read anytime and anywhere.

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How to convert math to speech

1. Open Snip and go to Settings (bottom left corner of screen).

2. Enable the "add speech to math" setting.

3. Turn on your screen reader.

4. Open your PDF or Note and select any math part to hear it spoken.

  • Open Settings
  • Enable speech to math
  • Enable screen reader
  • Use speech to math

Read about Accessibility features on our blog

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How to make a PDF document accessible

Creating accessible documents for visually impaired students is easy with Mathpix Snip, which instantly converts printed and handwritten PDFs to accessible files.

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How to use a screen reader on a PDF with math

Make scientific PDFs accessible with Snip. It allows your screen reader to read aloud even complex math symbols and equations in your PDF.

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New accessibility features

In addition to the accessibility features we already support in our apps, like digitizing equations for accessible Word documents and your LMS, we have made new improvements to our Snip web app for creating and consuming accessible STEM content.

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Explore new ways to create accessible math

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Using Mathpix and NaviLens to create accessible math flashcards

Students with print disabilities, due to blindness, low vision, learning disabilities or physical disabilities, can greatly benefit from accessible math flashcards and tutorials. Mathpix greatly reduces the amount of work required to create these by capturing text and math from a variety of sources...

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The use of Mathpix OCR with EDICO scientific editor to help blind Students in STEM education

In this tutorial we'll show how Mathpix OCR and EDICO software can be used to instantly transpose math and science materials in a way that can be read by Blind and Visually impaired students.

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Webinar – Converting Documents for Accessible Math

This video is a recording of the webinar “Converting documents for Accessible Math”. Presenters included Yurika Vu, the Assistive Technology Coordinator from the California School for the Blind, Thomas Simpson of HIMS, Kaitlin Cunningham, Co-Founder of Mathpix, and John Taylor, Product Specialist at Sterling Adaptives.

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