Category Archives: Language Arts

How AI is Changing Writing: Check out Robot Don — Ask a Tech Teacher

Thanks to Jacqui at Ask a Tech Teacher for sharing a new AI proof writing tool! I am pretty excited about AI, much less a tool to help individuals with written production. Second to solutions for reading, writing solutions are needed … Continue reading

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The AT Daily Shares Sparkup Book Reader

As reposted from Assistive Technology Daily…Sparkup Book Reader a new book reading device for emergent readers. Meet SparkUp® The Sparkup Magical Book Reader is a revolutionary device that clips directly on to any picture book and reads it aloud in … Continue reading

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Voice Dream Writer App Available !

Voice Dream Writer app (9.99) developed by Winston Chen was released this past week. Also the developer of Voice Dream Reader app (iPhone/iPad), Winston Chen has been dedicated to improving and offering features in his Reader app for individuals with … Continue reading

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This Holiday Season Be Nice, Not Naughty: Use the Most Readable Low Vision Font

As scooped with Scoopit from: IPAT Blog ” This Holiday Season be Nice not Naughty, use the Most Readable Low Vision Font” It is holiday greeting card time! Tis the season to remember friends and family, whether across the street … Continue reading

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Read & Write for Google Chrome Free for Teachers

 Are you familiar with Read & Write for Google Chrome? A Premium subscription is now free for Teachers! Not familiar with it? Here is an overview of what features are available in the Google Chrome app: How to get your free Google … Continue reading

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New Google Menu Tool – Add-Ons

Working as a OT and AT at a Google School requires searching for supports for struggling readers and writers in Google Chrome. Like other apps and software, change is frequent and exploring what those changes may mean for special needs students is … Continue reading

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Word Wizard App Gone Free

How long apps go free is always a mystery, but if you are interested in an early word making app, Word Wizard app (regularly 2.99) is currently free. Described as the Speak and Spell for the iPad Generation, this app … Continue reading

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