Category Archives: Learning Disability

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

Posted in Dysgraphia, Dyslexia, Free apps, Google, Google Chrome, Google Docs, High School, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Middle School, PDF Management, Post secondary, Productivity apps, Text to Speech, Therapist/Teacher Tools, Word Prediction, Writing | 4 Comments

Voice Dream Reader Updated and on Sale

Voice Dream Reader app’s newest upgrade features support for images in PDF files and also more high quality text to speech voices. Voice Dream Reader has been a great bargain with its many features and improvements. Typically 9.99, it is now reduced to … Continue reading

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Accessible Instructional Materials Tools to Support Reading

The Assistive Technology Daily’s recent post of an article, “Can Audio and or/or Digital Books Improve Your Child’s Learning Outcomes?”,   from the National Center for Learning Disabilities, not only stirred my interest, but also strong feelings about access to print. From … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Adults with LD, Android, Apps for Special Needs, Book, Differentiation, Google Docs, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Mobile Device Use, Print Disabled, Reading, Text to Speech | Tagged , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Mod Math App – Free Math Worksheet App

ModMath is a  new iPad app developed for individuals with dyslexia and dysgraphia to produce basic math problems.  And,  if that isn’t good enough the app is (currently) free! If you have searched for methods of producing math electronically, you might agree that … Continue reading

Posted in iPad, Learning Disability, Math, Occupational Therapy, Special education, Writing | 2 Comments

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

Posted in Adults with LD, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Elementary School, Free apps, Google, Google Chrome, Google Docs, Graphic Organizer, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Post secondary, Productivity apps, Writing | 2 Comments

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

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for Special Needs, Elementary School, Emergent Literacy, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Language Arts, Learning Disability, Spelling, Word Work | Leave a comment

9 MORE apps to improve organizational skills for LD students

Scooped from: http://www.inov8-ed.com/2013/12/theres-a-special-app-for-that-9-more-apps-to-improve-organizational-skills-for-students-with-learning-disabilities/ Apps to improve organizational skills for students with learning disabilities – but we wanted to add 9 MORE for students with learning disabilities. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Here is a re-scoop from Kathleen McClaskey’s Scoop it!. The … Continue reading

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Lyrics App by Tunewiki

AT Daily’s recent post features Lyric App by Tunewiki Per the National Center for Learning Disabilities, using Tunewiki is a great way to increase reading fluency. Tunewiki plays popular music in the background while displaying and scrolling through t… Carol … Continue reading

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Read & Write App for Google Chrome

Read & Write for Google , an extension in the Google Chrome Store, is available with a new look and new features. The Read & Write extension has continued to improve, providing additional features to support struggling readers and writers. Word prediction, translation and … Continue reading

Posted in Adults with LD, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, Elementary School, Google, Google Chrome, Google Docs, Learning Disability, Occupational Therapy, Word Prediction | 2 Comments

More Black Friday App Deals

Black Friday app deals continue through the weekend for the most part, although app deals differ and can be somewhat of a mystery when they begin and end. But here are a few more apps gone free or on sale … Continue reading

Posted in App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, AT for Handwriting, Choice Making app, Customizable app, Elementary School, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Middle School, Mobile Device Use, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, Scanning, Writing | 3 Comments