BlogTop 5 features of Helperbird to help your students in 2021

Helperbird has over 38 amazing features to choose from to make your class more accessible and productive in 2021 and 2022. We thought we would highlight what has been popular in the past year from teachers and students around the world.

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Specialised Fonts for reading & Dyslexia

Change the font to any specialized web fonts for dyslexics and others. Convert the font on websites to use OpenDyslexic, Lexend and more. More information.

Annotations and notes on any website

Highlight or annotate web pages documents, pdfs, ebooks and more content to improve engagement and study. More information.

Listen to any part of your Webpages and Google Docs

Sit back, press play, and have your news, emails, or news read aloud to you. More information.

Word prediction

This is a new feature from us, but wow did it make a huge splash, our word prediction works on every input on a page and even Google doc files. It currently supports English but Germen, French and Spanish is coming soon.

Immersive reader on Google docs and every website

Immersive Reader is a free tool that implements proven techniques to improve reading and writing for people, regardless of their age or ability. Immersive Reader can improve reading comprehension and increase fluency for English language learners.

All the other features of Helperbird and you can learn more here. You can always try out Helperbird for free and even think about upgrading to Helperbird Pro and supporting us in helping the world.

Frequently asked questions

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What is Helperbird?
Helperbird is your all in one accessibility extension that gives you the features to make the web more accessible and productive. Providing you text to speech, OCR, dyslexia support, dictation, immersive reader, overlays, annotate any website, picture dictionary, Reader mode, and more.
Do you offer discounts?
Yes. When you pay for a year upfront, you’ll get two months free. We also offer discounts for students.
How do I login ?
We use the email your logged into Google Chrome or your browser. Suppose you need to update your email. Just contact us.
Do you accept purchase orders?
Yes we do. You can either contact support or visit our purchase orders page
Do I need a student email for the student pricing?
Yes, we are doing the honour system here. We will follow up to ask for confirmation you are a student.
Is Helperbird Free?
Yes. We give you the basic features for free. Those features will always be free. We have a Pro version, which helps support the development of Helperbird and the costs with the Pro features. We keep our prices as low as possible, which lower than others. If you have any questions I would love to answer them.
Can we cancel at any time?
There's no minimum contract for Helperbird — cancel at any time without penalty or hassle.. To cancel, open up the app, go to the subscription option, and click cancel.
Why are we charging for this?
The $6.99 per month is to support the cost of the development of new and upcoming features. We also do a yearly subscription for $60.00 as this is a one-person team.
What browsers does Helperbird run on?
Currently Google Chrome, Mozilla Firefox and Edge. Coming soon on macOS Safari extension and iPad.
I have a suggestion!
Excellent I would love to hear about it! Email [email protected] with your suggestion.
Does Helperbird and OpenDyslexic work on Google Docs?
Yes! Google Docs currently doesn't support some fonts like OpenDyslexic. So we built CSS and support for these fonts.
What if I have more questions?
We'd be happy to answer them.