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Microsoft's Learning Tools beta for OneNote hopes to help students with dyslexia

Microsoft's Learning Tools beta for OneNote hopes to help students with dyslexia | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
Alongside the Education Edition of Minecraft released today, the company is also releasing a new set of features for OneNote called "Learning Tools." It's an add-on that lives in your menu bar once...
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5 Tech Tools that Help Improve Reading Comprehension

5 Tech Tools that Help Improve Reading Comprehension | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
If you struggle to understand or remember your reading assignments, Noodle is here to help. Check out these 5 tech tools to improve your reading comprehension.
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Answering Your Questions About the New Government Letter on Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia

Answering Your Questions About the New Government Letter on Dyslexia, Dysgraphia and Dyscalculia | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
The U.S. Department of Education issued a letter encouraging schools to use the terms "dyslexia," "dysgraphia" and "dyscalculia." Get answers to questions about the letter.
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NEURO+ Attention Training

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Video games helps children and adults with ADHD to focus
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7 iPad Apps to Help Learners With Dyslexia

7 iPad Apps to Help Learners With Dyslexia | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it

These apps are designed to help learners with dyslexia develop literacy skills at a manageable pace.


Via Kathleen McClaskey, Greg Alchin
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Kathleen McClaskey's curator insight, August 2, 2014 2:50 PM

Discover 7 Apps that can make a difference for learners with dyslexia. They include:

 

> vBookz PDF Voice Reader

> SoundLiteracy

> openWeb

> ModMath

> Dyslexia Quest

> Oz Phonics

> Inspiration Maps

Greg Alchin's curator insight, August 3, 2014 8:29 PM

Great apps that complement @jmweightman 's brilliant iBook on Dyslexia http://tinyurl.com/nx8kclm

Margaret Whitehead's curator insight, September 5, 2014 5:01 AM

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Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities: An Overview

Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities: An Overview | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
Assistive technology (AT) is available to help individuals with many types of disabilities — from cognitive problems to physical impairment.
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Elizabeth Dalton's curator insight, May 25, 2014 10:28 PM

This is quite a good article that outlines many f the main areas and types of technology tools that can be of benefit to support the challenges of those with differing learning needs and/or learning disabilities.  Clear and straightforward information on the topic.  Take a look!

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I promise, that this japanese multiplication technique will make math way easier

I promise, that this japanese multiplication technique will make math way easier | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
This amazing multiplication trick is often used in Japanese and Chinese math. This trick allows you to multiply […]
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Which Tablet Works Best for a Dyslexic? * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

Which Tablet Works Best for a Dyslexic? * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
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40 Amazing iPad Apps for Children with Learning Disabilities | Disability Network Northern Michigan

40 Amazing iPad Apps for Children with Learning Disabilities | Disability Network Northern Michigan | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
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Help for Struggling Readers: One-Stop APP Lists for Dyslexia & Other Reading/Writing Challenges

Help for Struggling Readers: One-Stop APP Lists for Dyslexia & Other Reading/Writing Challenges | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
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Students with Disabilities

Students with Disabilities | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
Providing testing accommodations for students with disabilities.
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E-readers benefit some dyslexics

E-readers benefit some dyslexics | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
A new study published in PLOS ONE reveals that e-reader devices help at least a third of dyslexic readers with comprehension, speed and ease of reading.
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csleynse's curator insight, January 1, 2014 9:54 AM

This research article provides additional insight on how e-readers can provide improved reading options for some dyslexic students. A great article for AT specialists, reading specialists and LD teachers.

 

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To Read or not to Read: Reducing the barriers to computer use for a Dyspraxic student ( Not a dyslexic student)

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Dyslexia and Accommodations – New ADA Guidelines 2016 for School and Work

Dyslexia and Accommodations – New ADA Guidelines 2016 for School and Work | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
Dyslexia | Dyslexic Advantage One of the world\'s largest dyslexia communities with resources for students with dyslexia, dysgraphia, and dyscalculia. Simple dyslexia test - Are You Dyslexic ?
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Which Tablet Works Best for a Dyslexic? * The Yale Center for Dyslexia & Creativity

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Glenda's Assistive Technology Information and more...: AT for the LD Population (including iDevice Information)

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An Introduction to Google's Dyslexia Resources | Articles | Noodle

An Introduction to Google's Dyslexia Resources | Articles | Noodle | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
Google has entered the assistive technology world and become a key resource for students with dyslexia. Learn how the Chrome browser supports reading and writing.
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Assistive Tech Innovations: 14 New Apps & Other Tools | Assistive Technology | At School

Assistive Tech Innovations: 14 New Apps & Other Tools | Assistive Technology | At School | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
Get links to 13 free or low-cost apps that can help people with learning and attention issues.
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Working Together: Computers and People with Learning Disabilities

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Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 40+ iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities

Educational Technology and Mobile Learning: 40+ iPad Apps for Reading Disabilities | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
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DDNY13's curator insight, April 12, 2014 8:07 AM

It's all about technology for our dyslexic kids

Grace Hamilton's curator insight, April 12, 2014 11:50 AM

These apps are FABULOUS technology tools for students with learning disabilities or students who need a little extra help! Features like looking of correct spelling and reading text aloud can help students overcome their reading impairments!

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Apps for Literacy – For young adults with Intellectual Impairments | The Spectronics Blog

Apps for Literacy – For young adults with Intellectual Impairments | The Spectronics Blog | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
I just got back from a great training session with the teachers who run the
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Apps for Special Needs - MOMs with apps

Apps for Special Needs - MOMs with apps | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
These apps for special needs were made by the developers at Moms With Apps to assist children and families. We will update this list periodically. If you have feedback on the apps, please contact the developers as they are very open to collaboration.
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Examples of Accommodations & Modifications

Examples of Accommodations & Modifications | Assistive Technology & Educational Apps | Scoop.it
By Eve Kessler, Esq.Program accommodations and modifications are available to children who receive services under IDEA or Section 504 of the Rehabilitation Act General Accommodations: Large … Read more...
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