Category Archives: Reading

Crack the Books iTextbooks – Adjusts for Reading Levels

The Mobile Education Store, developer of the Conversation Builder, Story Builder, Language Builder brings you Crack the Books iTextbook series. This series scales the content of books to suit readers at different reading levels in science and social studies for … Continue reading

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BARD Mobile App from NLS

The BARD Mobile App developed by the Library of Congress is the app managing files for those registered for the National Library Service for the Blind and Physically Handicapped (NLS). Seeing the apps interface, shows it looks very similar to the … Continue reading

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ER Browser – The Mobile Web Browser for Dyslexia & Visual Stress

ER Browser app for iPhone, iPad or iPod Touch (.99) provides a web browser with choices of color background, font size and type and simplifies the content on your devices for those with experiencing visual discomfort and difficulties. Created for … Continue reading

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Irlen Syndrome – Is There an App for That??

Irlen Syndrome – Is There an App for That??? Recently I had the opportunity to be trained as an Irlen Screener by Irlen Diagnostician, Judy Palapala of the Irlen Clinic of the Twin Cities. Having worked with both students and adults … Continue reading

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Apps to Support Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Apps for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Shopping for some apps to support the needs of individuals with LD who are middle – high school aged or older? Here an updated, downloadable list of preferred apps for reading, writing, organization, reference material, math, concept … Continue reading

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News-2-You App

Do you subscribe to News-2-You in your special education classroom? Have an iPad? Now you can access the weekly News 2 You Newspaper on your iPad.  AssistiveWare and N2Y new free News 2 You app allows you to access your online subscription … Continue reading

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MeeGenius!

Looking for summer reading suggestions? AT Daily suggests  MeeGenius app for summer time reading options Get the  #1 App for Children’s Books. Read along technology. (For FREE!) via MeeGenius! . Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: The AT Daily provides a great suggestion … Continue reading

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AppWriter US Update Reads PDF’s on the iPad!

Ling Apps has been working hard on this first version of their PDF reader in their AppWriter App (US, 29.99) for iPad. Most PDF files can be read aloud, and each word will be highlighted directly in the PDF file as it is … Continue reading

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Voice Dream Reader App

Voice Dream Reader is a robust reading app with text to speech capabilities for PDF, web-based text, Word documents, ePub books both on-line and offline for the iPad and iPhone (9.99). A Voice Dream Reader lite version is available which reads a couple of lines at a … Continue reading

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AppWriter Cloud – Private Edition

AppWriter Cloud for Google Docs has been out for a few months within the Chrome Store for educational institutions. LingApps, developer of AppWriter Cloud currently has a private edition for Google Chrome available through their LingApps website at a cost of USD … Continue reading

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