Category Archives: eBook Creating

Call Scotland – Android Apps for Learners with Dyslexia / Reading and Writing Difficulties

  CALL Scotland, a service of the University of Edinburgh shares information and resources on assistive technology. They produce wonderful visual app wheels of apps and tools to support individuals with disabilities. They are a quick glance of tools or apps categorized within separate subcategories in their app … Continue reading

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Tar Heel Gameplay – accessible video games! — Jane Farrall Consulting

I’m very excited to say that there is a new option in the Tar Heel family – Tar Heel Gameplay! Tar Heel Gameplay lets you create a timed switch version of most videos. You can link to a video on … Continue reading

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Pictello meets Tar Heel Reader

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 … Continue reading

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My Story App Gone Free!

My Story App (iPhone/iPad; regularly 4.99) has gone free today (3/27/2015). This storytelling, book app provides many tools for creating books, writing projects, sensory or social stories for young students. Here are some of the features of the app: * … Continue reading

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My Story Book Maker App – Gone Free

For a limited time, My Story Book Maker  app for iPad (normally 3.99) is free. You may have an abundance of storytelling apps already, however, this free app provides book making for 6-8 year olds with great drawing tools, stamps, voice recording, … Continue reading

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Ready to Print App Updated!

Ready to Print app for iPad (9.99), Android (7.99)   and for Kindle Ready to Print (Kindle Tablet Edition) (7.99) by Dianne Reid, OT at Essare.net is a well-developed pre writing/ letter formation app that provides graded levels of multiple visual motor and visual perceptual … Continue reading

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Favourites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader

Favorites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader by Jane Farrall. See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit This is my third blog post about the new look Tar Heel Reader.  I am finding these new features so useful … Continue reading

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