Tar Heel Reader: Create and Read Accessible Books

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Tar Heel Reader is a collection of free, easy-to-read books; students can create their own books or selet books created by others.  Tar Heel Reader is a growing library of accessible, beginning level readers for students of all ages.  This website offers 1, 2 and 3 switch access to books that are authored by more than 10,000 educators, students, families and volunteers around the world! It is available in numerous languages and is accessible with screen readers and refreshable braille displays.  Tar Heel Reader is compatible with computers and tablets.  Tar Heel Reader books can also be opened and read in iBooks on the iPad.

For information about switch use, go to Tar Heel Reader with Switch Access.

The teacher created Tar Heel Reader video below demonstrates Tar Heel Reader basics.