G Suite for diverse learners
Needs and learning styles differ from student to student. That's why we create Google for Education products with accessibility in mind, to help every student learn, be inspired, and achieve their full potential.
Keep more students included, engaged, and informed with Google for Education. Our tools are designed to be accessible for as many students as possible, including those with physical and sensory disabilities and specific learning disabilities.
Feature availability across G Suite for Education
Send and receive mail, manage contacts, and organize your messages with assistive technology to support more learning styles.
Open up powerful screen reader features in an experience customized to your unique needs.
Create quick and easy keyboard shortcuts based on your preferences.
High contrast themes
Make Gmail easier to read with a variety of high-contrast themes.
Buttons in your Gmail toolbar
Take actions on your email simply with customized buttons in your toolbar.
Use Docs to create, edit, and collaborate on documents with assistive tools to support a variety of needs and learning styles.
Use Docs with compatible screen reader programs to hear text read aloud and easily edit, comment and collaborate.
Use a braille display to read and edit documents.
Type with your voice
Let your voice do the composing with this powerful feature built into Docs.
Set quick shortcuts to your most used commands in Docs.
Create, edit, and collaborate on presentations with accessibility tools and customizations to support more learners.
Navigate your slides simply with screen reader compatibility built in.
Use a braille display to read and edit your presentations.
Set quick shortcuts to your most used commands in Slides.
Add live captions while you’re presenting in Google Slides and Hangouts Meet.
Apps within reach of more learners
Edit forms with a screen reader and set up quick keyboard shortcuts for greater accessibility.
Use Calendar with compatible screen reader software, easy keyboard shortcuts, and automatic syncing with Microsoft Outlook.
Comment, collaborate, and edit spreadsheets with screen readers, and set up easy keyboard shortcuts.
Edit drawings with a screen reader and use a braille display to read and enter text.
Use Hangouts Meet with screen readers and live captions. You can also add keyboard shortcuts for Hangouts, Hangouts Chrome extensions, and the Hangouts app.
Upload, create, edit, and share files with Drive on the web. Use accessibility tools and customizations to leverage Drive for learners with diverse needs.
See how G Suite is empowering more students to participate and succeedSee all case studies
Harrison Township benefits from accessibility tools
Teachers use accessibility features available on the district’s Chromebooks to help more students.
Ontario’s Upper Grand District gives equal access to learning tools using Chromebooks
Text-to-speech and speech-to-text features have been game-changers for the district.
Creating an “accessibility for all” culture in classrooms through technology
Accessibility features can improve the learning experience for all students — without singling out those with disabilities.