Tag Archives: Reading

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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Write to Read – WriteReader

Originally posted on On Sarah's iPad:
There are more than 750 000 apps in the iTunes AppStore, with many doing similar things, so it is very exciting to find an app that does something really different.  WriteReader is one…

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Creating Picture Vocabulary with Read & Write Google Extension

Kurtis Broeg in his blog post “Sharing Picture Vocabulary using Read & Write with Google Extension” provides an explanation and a video demonstrating how to create a picture vocabulary list in Read & Write in Google Chrome. I am thankful to be able … Continue reading

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Favourites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader

Favorites and Collections – Creating bookshelves in Tar Heel Reader by Jane Farrall. See on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit This is my third blog post about the new look Tar Heel Reader.  I am finding these new features so useful … Continue reading

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6 best phonics apps for iPad: teach kids to read, write and spell

Tech Radar provides a comparison of phonics apps worth checking out at: http://www.techradar.com/news/mobile-computing/tablets/6-best-phonics-apps-for-ipad-teach-kids-to-read-write-and-spell-1143996 (also linked on Scoop.it – OT mTool Kit ) Phonics is the primary way in which children learn basic literacy at schools and you can help them learn … Continue reading

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