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15 Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia & Reading Difficulties - NCLD

15 Apps to Help Students with Dyslexia & Reading Difficulties - NCLD | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

Reading is the area in which students with dyslexia struggle the most. Luckily, there are mobile apps that can help with functions like text-to-speech and translation.


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Luix Vargas's curator insight, August 6, 2013 4:28 PM

Lo que hubiera dado yo por una de estas apps cuando era niño; lástima que en ese entonces sólo daban coscorrones en estos casos

Beth Panitz, Ed.D.'s curator insight, August 7, 2013 4:28 PM

An easy-to-read table of apps. Includes links and descriptions.

Mary Perfitt-Nelson's curator insight, August 8, 2013 10:45 PM

Great appps to help!

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Does the Brain Like E-Books?

Does the Brain Like E-Books? | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it

How the reading experience differs between paper and screen.....Is there a difference in the way the brain takes in or absorbs information when it is presented electronically versus on paper? Does the reading experience change, from retention to comprehension, depending on the medium?

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Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age

Dyslexic Kids Show Brain Changes at an Early Age | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
Young children at risk for developing dyslexia showed abnormalities on functional MRI brain scans even before they began learning to read, researchers found.
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The Reading Brain: How Your Brain Helps You Read, and Why it Matters

The Reading Brain: How Your Brain Helps You Read, and Why it Matters | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
Reading is a complex task that requires many parts of the brain. Learn what happens in the brain when you read and what you can do to build a reading-ready brain.
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Cognitive neurospychology gives more and more prove that we need to go back to Phonics in teaching reading skills

Cognitive neurospychology gives more and more prove that we need to go back to Phonics in teaching reading skills | Learning, Brain & Cognitive Fitness | Scoop.it
Brain scans now prove that the main reason for dyslexia is linking sounds and letters (grapheme-phoneme encoding). This finding gives proof to research findings almost 20 yrs ago .
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