Assistive Reading and Writing Software – Free Licenses Offered Through the End of the School Year

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As the mandatory shift to online instruction for all students occurs amidst the Coronavirus Pandemic, more vendors of assistive technology software have stepped up to support special needs students. The following developers of assistive technology software and apps for reading and writing are offering free licenses for special education staff and students upon request:

  • Don Johnston, Inc. is offering their assistive technology learning software for free for struggling readers and writers. The licenses are offered with a request from students special education staff. Licenses for Snap & Read, CoWriter, Wordbank are among the tools offered. The Don Johnston Learning Academy offers tutorials to learn how to use the software.

These tools will allow access to learning materials as schools close and students learn at home. What generous offerings from AT developers to support of students with special needs and families as they continue their  learning at home during the COVID Pandemic.

Thank you to the developers for their generous support!

Carol – OT’s with Apps and Technology.

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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