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7 iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia

7 iPad Apps to Help Students With Dyslexia | Student Support |
These apps are designed to help students with dyslexia develop literacy skills at a manageable pace.

Via Tom D'Amico (@TDOttawa)
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NaviDys For iPad Offers Total Control Over Browser Text

NaviDys For iPad Offers Total Control Over Browser Text | Student Support |


- Change the Font Size while you browse the internet on an iPad

- Adjust the font stye, and spacing to improve ease of readability

- Featuring the Dyslexie Font, created specifically to assist users with dyslexia  

- Improved Reading experience for everyone, accessible reading experience for visually impaired or individuals with Dyslexia.

Via Diana Petschauer
StudentSupport@EdinburghCollege's insight:

NaviDys for iPad and iPhone is a fully-customisable browser application that makes the World at your fingertips more accessible. Easy to use interface allows you to change the font, size, style and spacing of any web page to make the website more accessible. Featuring the Dyslexie font, specifically created to support users with dyslexia, this browser application allows users to research information, follow instructions from Moodle, or even check their emails, confidently and independently.  

Diana Petschauer's curator insight, May 2, 2013 8:12 AM

I like that you can adjust letter spacing, word spacing and Line spacing as well! The dyslexie font is described well in this article  "like a pair of old comfortable slippers for your eyes."

Diana Petschauer's comment, May 7, 2013 7:57 AM
ER Browser is another excellent app with similar options and also offers color overlays for the web!