Tag Archives: Text to Speech

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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Clicker Docs App

Clicker Docs app (25.99) for iPad, developed by Crick Software , is a new iOS app that provides differentiated writing support for struggling writers. As one of Crick’s  two new apps,  Clicker Docs  provides  text only word banks and word prediction options offering support for primary … Continue reading

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Read & Write app for Google Docs

Are you aware of Read & Write app for Google Docs? First off it has been confusing to me to consider the Read & Write extension available in Google Chrome as an app. Apps have a wider connotation than I thought. Doing a little … Continue reading

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iWordQ App

iWordQ US app for the iPad (24.99) is a word prediction app developed by Quillsoft, producers of WordQ and SpeakQ.  iWordQ app provides both word prediction and text to speech options for struggling readers and writers. The iWordQ app menu provides the tools … Continue reading

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AppWriter – A Multi-Purpose App for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

Are you in need of an app that provides: Text to speech Word prediction Word highlighting File management Dyslexie font (a specialized font for dyslexics) AppWriter may be your answer! AppWriter US for iPad (19.99)  is a text editing app that … Continue reading

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Reading Apps – Support for Students with LD #5

What’s available or new in reading apps for iOS devices? With hundreds of new apps released everyday fortunately some of them are targeted for individuals with special needs. It has been about 2 years since the first debut of the … Continue reading

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Firefly App – Text to Speech on Your iPad

Are you a Kurzweil 3000 user and interested in accessing your universal documents from your iPad? Not a Kurzweil 3000 user but interested in accessing pubic domain classic literature or trialing Kurzweil’s text to speech iPad app?? Firefly app, made for … Continue reading

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ClaroSpeak App

Are you familiar with ClaroRead software – a text to speech application to help struggling readers and writer?  They have produced a mobile app for your iDevice called ClaroSpeak! ClaroSpeak App is now available in iTunes for 5.99 for iPad and iPhone. Described in iTunes … Continue reading

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Voice Dream Reader App – Making Text Accessible

Voice Dream Reader App for iPhone/iPad (1.99) is a newly developed app  by Winston Chen which supplies high quality text to speech within a reader app. Some of the great features this app provides is its easy connection from within the app … Continue reading

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