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Welcome to a new feature to our ILOTA website!  Each month we will be reviewing a different tech tool for you to explore and use in your practice.  The tool chosen for the month is Kami PDFgoo.gl/Y2z6VS and it is available through the Chrome Web Store https://chrome.google.com/webstore/category/extensions.  

This Google Chrome Extension is a powerful option and used widely for a variety of purposes.  This tool can be used to take a picture of a worksheet, so that the keyboard can be utilized to compensate for challenges with motor skills.  It can also be a valuable tool to offer reading support for tired eye or reading difficulties.

Features include the ability to:

  • Open, View, Annotate, and Collaborate on Google Docs, PDF’s, or other documents on your computer.

  • Multiple versions of Kami are available including a free version for users who occasionally need to access a PDF file.  The free version is limited to 15 pages.

  • Left toolbar (selecting the “>>” icon) will provide description of features.

  • Users can select, highlight, strikethrough, and underline text.  

  • Additional options include the ability to add a text box and comments, as well as draw, add shapes, erase, insert images, add a signature, and listen to the text within the document through text-to-speech feedback. 

Please note that features are dependent upon the specific version. Please refer to Kami’s account plans at the following URL: https://web.kamihq.com/web/upgrade.htmlfor additional subscription information.

For more information, please refer to the YouTube Channel at https://www.youtube.com/user/notablepdf .  This article was compiled by Joy Hyzny, OTR/L & Holly Gormley-Guttu, MEd, OTR/L.  Please note that the authors cannot anticipate changes that occur after the article was written.

 
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