Accessibility Tools

Recite Me Web Accessibility and Language Toolbar Overview

Recite Me is an innovative cloud-based software that lets visitors view and use our website in a way that works best for them. We have added the Recite Me web accessibility and language toolbar to our website to make it accessible and inclusive for all users. Approximately one in four people in the United States have a disability and can benefit from the use of this technology. People who have visual disabilities, learning disabilities, and language barriers will find this tool quite helpful. This assistive tool can translate our web content into over 100 different languages.

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How do I access the Recite Me toolbar?

You can open the Recite Me language and accessibility toolbar by clicking on the Accessibility Tools (three purple word bubble icons with white text and pink text that says “accessibility tools” below) button in the lower right corner of the page. This button now appears in the lower right corner on every page of our website.

After you click on the button, the Recite Me toolbar opens and displays a variety of different options for customizing the way the website looks and ways you can interact with the content.

How does Recite Me help me access this website?

Recite Me helps people access our website and customize the content in a way that works best for them. The Recite Me toolbar has a unique range of functions. You can use it to:

Read website text aloud (including PDFs), download the text as an MP3 file to play it where and when it suits you, change font sizes and colors, customize background-color, translate text into more than 100 different languages, and access a fully integrated dictionary and thesaurus

Recite Me Toolbar User Guide

Our website is equipped with Recite Me language and accessibility tools to make it more accessible and inclusive for everyone. Below you will find a guide to using all of the features on the Recite Me toolbar.

In a purple box on the left there is a small image of the accessible logos from recite me that are green arrows pointing in different directions for reverse, play, and forward. In white text, Play Audio Back: Rewind to the previous paragraph of text. Play: Click the Play button to read the text aloud. Forward: Skip forward to the next paragraph of text. In a red box to the side, there are three logos from recite me. there is a colorful wheel, a orange ruler, and a photo of a letter on a gray background. Below this in white font, Color, Ruler, and Mask Color: Change the background, text, and link colors. Ruler: Click to enable the reading ruler. Screen Mask: Will create a letterbox for focused viewing of a section of the page.
In a red box on the left there is a gray logo with settings, a gray logo with a replay arrow, and a red logo with an I inside of a piece of paper. In white text, Settings Settings: Adjust your Recite Me toolbar settings. Reset: This will restore the default settings. User Guide: This will give you an overview of the Recite Me Toolbar Features. To the right is a purple box with three logos. the first logo is red with lines that stands for the margins button, the second is a green logo with the word text, and the third is yellow with an arrow pointing down. In white text, Margins, Plain Text Mode, and Download Audio Text Mode: Remove images to view content in plain text mode. Margins: Change the text dimensions by narrowing the width of the text column. Download Audio: Highlight the text then click the button to download the text as an audio file.
In a purple box there are three logos at the top the first is a purple box with a book, the second is a green box with the letter A in Chinese and an English, thee third box is a light gray with a magnifying glass. In white text, Dictionary, Translation, and Magnifier Dictionary: Highlight and click on this to view the definition of the word. Translation: Translate text into a different language. Magnifier: Click and drag the magnifying glass to magnify text on the screen. To the right is a red box with three small logos with a blue background, the first is a minus sign, the second is the letter A, the third is a plus sign. In white text, Text Options Decrease: This will decrease the text size. Font: You can change the font that displays on the page. Increase: This will increase the text size.

Recite Me FAQ (Frequently Asked Questions)

Q: Do I need to download anything to enable Recite Me?

A: No. Recite Me is cloud-based software so there is no need to install anything on your computer.

Q: How Do I Disable the Auto Read?

A: To disable the Auto Read, you need to click on the button marked “Settings”. This will give you a list of 3 functions to choose from. You need to click on the bottom to the Right of the option marked “Autoplay”. This will then disable auto-read.

Q: Can I save my Settings?

A: The Recite Me toolbar uses cookies to save user settings.

Q: Does Recite Me work across different operating systems?

A: Yes. Our software works on multiple devices and operating systems including Android, iOS, Linux, Mac, and Windows.

Q: How do I change the Language?

A: To change the language of the website that you are viewing you need to select the button marked “Languages”. This will then produce a drop-down list of all the languages that Recite offers. Find the language that you want from the list and press on it, the site will then be converted to that language.

Q: How do I launch the Recite Me Toolbar?

A: To Launch the Recite Me Web accessibility toolbar, you will need to click on the Recite Me button. This will then launch the toolbar, which will appear at the top of the page.

Q. Where can I find support for Recite Me?

A. If you have any questions about Recite Me, you can contact Recite Me by email at or call at 1-571-946-4068.

Q: How do I create an MP3?

A: To create an MP3, first turn off the Autoplay option located within the settings button. Highlight the section of Text that you wish to create into an MP3. Once highlighted select the Download Audio button from the toolbar. You will then see a message telling you that your file is being created. Once created, you will see the file appear ready at the bottom of the web page. You can now either listen to the file created or save it to a location of your choice.

Q: How do I Turn Recite Me Off?

A: To Close the Recite toolbar, simply click on the icon marked “Close” to the right of the Toolbar.