Category Archives: Text to Speech

CALL Scotland Blog: Sharing Learning Resources in Word Between Windows and iPad

As scooped from CALL Scotland Blog CALL Scotland – Provides specialist expertise in technology for children who have speech, communication and/or writing difficulties, in schools across Scotland. Carol Leynse Harpold‘s insight: Paul Nisbet from Call Scotland provides workflow solutions when … 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

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

Central Access Reader-Free Screen Reader that Reads Math Accurately!

Technology for Education’s video provides an overview on Central Access Reader software. Central Access Reader -A FREE screen reader that reads Math accurately, is going to help so many students and individuals who struggle with literacy, processing,… Carol Leynse Harpold‘s … Continue reading

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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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Abilipad App on Sale

Abilipad app provides a customizable keyboard with a writing environment featuring word prediction, text to speech and images for the iPad.  Recently updated to provide an easier interface for users, Abilipad is reduced to 15.99 (regularly 19.99) for a limited time. … 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

Using a Big Blue Keyboard and Word Prediction on an iPad

RJ Cooper’s Keyboard-Tablet Combo Stand and Big Blue Keyboard A big Thank-You to RJ Cooper for lending me a Tooth Keyboard and Tablet Stand Combo and Big Blue Keyboard to demonstrate input equipment for the iPad at an upcoming OT’s … Continue reading

Posted in Accessibility, Accessories, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, iPad, iPod/iPad Accessory, Keyboard, Mobile Device Use, Mobility Impairment, Occupational Therapy, Special Needs, Text to Speech, Word Prediction, Writing | Leave a comment

OT’s with Apps List for Middle School thru Adult Individuals with Disabilities 10-2013

OT iTool Kit App List for MS thru Adults with Disabilities 10-27-13 – (PDF file). A partial list of apps from the complete OT’s with Apps List, this list focuses on apps in the following categories (not limited to) for iOS … Continue reading

Posted in Android, App Reviews, Apps for OT's, Apps for Special Needs, iOS, iPad, iPhone, iPod, Learning Disability, Life Skills, Low Vision/ Blindness, Math, Mental Health, Mobility Impairment, Note Taking App, Occupational Therapy, OCR, Organization, Post secondary, Presentation Tools, Productivity apps, Scanning, Self-regulation, Sensory Apps, Text to Speech, Visual Memory, Word Prediction, Writing | 2 Comments

Texthelp Keyboard (Beta) for Android

As an iOS iPhone and iPad/iPod user for the past few years, Android device use and apps are not real familiar to me. I have a Toshiba Thrive I have used but keeping up with apps for one platform much less … 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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