Category Archives: Learning Disability

Top Back to School Apps for Dyslexia 2016 — Dyslexia | Dyslexic Advantage

It’s Back to School – Check out Dyslexic Advantage’s Top Dyslexia Apps 2016 for kids, college, tutors, and grownups. A shout-out thanks to one of our supporters, Winsor Learning for their simple to use Orton-Gillingham system. They make free reviews … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Command List (expanded)

  Google Docs recently added Voice Typing tool provides a voice recognition tool for word processing within Google Chrome. This is a great new feature in Google Docs that requires no training and little set up. Voice Typing can be turned on … Continue reading

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Google Docs Voice Typing Tool

Did you know that a new Voice Typing tool is available in Google Docs (since September 2015) providing speech recognition as a option when using Google Chrome Browser? I may be the only one who was not aware of this new tool, … Continue reading

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ModMath 2.0 for Dysgraphia Available

What are the numbers, or are they letters? Is the math correct? Teachers get really good at deciphering writing and math problems like those seen above after becoming familiar with specific students number or letter formations, but it is not easy at … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Assistive Technology, AT for Handwriting, Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Free apps, Handwriting, iOS, iPad, Learning Disability, Math, Occupational Therapy, Special education, Writing | Tagged , , , , , | Leave a comment

Google for Dyslexia: Chrome Extensions (Part Two)

With Google Chrome extensions, dyslexic students can complete work more easily. Learn about seven add-ons that assist with the difficulty of reading and writing. Sourced through Scoop.it from: http://www.noodle.com Jamie Martin provides a review of seven Google extensions for individuals … Continue reading

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Audio Notetaker Version 4 Launched: Integration with Dragon NaturallySpeaking and more! | Adaptive Technology Resources Blog

As scooped from : Adaptive Technology Resources Blog   Audio Notetaker is a great note taking tool for Windows PC. It has a synchronizing iOS app for recording and importing audio recordings to the Audio Notetaker software. The features of … Continue reading

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Voice Dream Writer – On Sale

  Voice Dream Writer app, newly debuted in the past few weeks is on sale this weekend ( 1-29-31/2015). for 7.99. A compliment to Voice Dream Reader app, Winston Chen’s Writer app provides tools for the struggling writer. Here are … 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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KNFB Reader App for Individuals with Visual Impairments and Learning Disabilities

Any of you remember the KNFB Reader used on cell phones about 8-10 years ago? Well that type of functionality using a smart phone is back, better than ever for the iPhone. Used by individuals with blindness,  learning or visual … Continue reading

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3 Strategies to Improve Student Writing Instantly

Guest blogger Ali Parrish, educator and ed tech consultant, provides three strategies, low-tech and high-tech, for breaking through students’ brain freeze when faced with the dilemma of what to write. Scooped from : http://www.edutopia.org/blog/3-strategies-improve-student-writing-ali-parrish, from  http://www.edutopia.org Working with special needs … Continue reading

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