Ever heard of Tar Heel Reader? It’s a wonderful collection of free books on a wide range of topics, founded by the Center for Literacy and Disability Studies. From now on, you can import and enhance Tar Heel Reader stories in Pictello!
Sourced through Scoop.it from: www.assistiveware.com
If you have heard or used the Tar Heel Reader, you know that it is a valuable resource of books (and book creating) for emergent readers. And heard or have Pictello app from AssistiveWare? Most likely you know about this premier storybook app with features to create your own books, sensory or social stories which can be accessed on the iPad with direct access or switch.
Now merge the two, and you have a resource of storybooks that can be used in Pictello that can be accessed by those using direct access and via switch on the iPad.
A huge hat tip to AssistiveWare for creating an online converter tool for Tar Heel Reader stories that can be used with Pictello! Reading for everyone!
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About Carol Leynse Harpold, MS, OTR/L, SCLV, ATP, CATIS
OTR/L with more than 35 years experience in pediatrics, school based therapy and adult rehabilitation. Masters of Science in Adaptive Education/Assistive Technology with 20 years experience in AT in education of elementary, middle school, secondary, post secondary students and work environments for adult clients. A RESNA Assistive Technology Practitioner with ACVREP CATIS credentials, AOTA Specialty Certification in Low Vision, USC Davis Executive Certificate in Home Modifications, servicing adults and students with disabilities in employment, education, and home environments.
A 2020 graduate of the University of Alabama Birmingham Low Vision Certification Program.
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