This software and app can read text aloud, spell check, scan documents, extract text from photographs, convert PDFs to Word documents, and much more. A great tool for anyone, and a huge help for those with learning disabilities.

Bonus, it's free for all YCP members.

Tip: We also have more free and discounted technology available.


  • Text to Speech: Reads documents or web pages aloud.

  • Screenshot Reader: Reads text in photos & PDFs aloud and converts writing in screenshots to a Word document.

  • Scan: Scans a page to PDF and Word, scans directly from a digital camera or smartphone, and converts PDFs to Word documents.

  • Dictionary: Provides basic, advanced, and web definitions.

  • Picture Dictionary: Uses pictures to define words which you can drag them into Word documents.

  • Highlighters: Allows multiple colors for categorization and converts text to a Word document.

  • Vocabulary List: Creates vocabulary lists with definitions and pictures.

  • Prediction: Helps to finish your sentences, learns and adapts to your writing style, lets you customize your personal word bank.

  • & more...


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  • Select Try Read&Write.

  • Choose your platform.

    • Follow any further prompts.

  • It may take some time to download, then follow the prompts to finish installing.

Sign in

  • You might be prompted to sign in, or you may have to select the Read&Write icon and/or a Login button.

  • Select Sign in with Google.

    • Enter your YCP email address.

    • You'll be redirected to MyYCP.

      • Sign in with your YCP username & password.

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