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Reading and Writing in Digital Contexts. Leitura e produção textual em contextos digitais
Curated by Luciana Viter
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Bookshare: Sitio web que ofrece lecturas para las personas con discapacidad para la leer

Bookshare: Sitio web que ofrece lecturas para las personas con discapacidad para la leer | Litteris | Scoop.it

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E-books 'much more accessible' for blind people | The Bookseller

E-books 'much more accessible' for blind people | The Bookseller | Litteris | Scoop.it
Book Publishing Industry News. Regular news updates from The Bookseller's news desk. The latest press reports about the publishing sector and updates from the City
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Intel® Reader - About the Intel® Reader

Intel® Reader - About the Intel® Reader | Litteris | Scoop.it

Printed text into audio: quickly and easily
There has never been a mobile device quite like the Intel® Reader. Such convenient access to the printed word can be life changing for people with vision or reading-related difficulties, blindness, or low vision. The level of success and freedom they stand to gain with the Intel Reader is unprecedented.


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Authoring Techniques for Creating Accessible iBooks: #iBooksAuthor

Authoring Techniques for Creating Accessible iBooks: #iBooksAuthor | Litteris | Scoop.it
#Accessible authoring techniques for #iBooks Author in English (http://t.co/aB8fNHzDxD) and Dutch (http://t.co/hMPejXpdvZ) @anysurfer

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Peter Pappas's curator insight, August 22, 2014 1:31 PM

This is a well-crafted guide to making your iBooks accessible

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300-year-old manual reveals efforts to help deaf speak

300-year-old manual reveals efforts to help deaf speak | Litteris | Scoop.it
“A 300-year-old, leather-bound instruction manual contains some of the earliest examples of attempts to teach the deaf to communicate.

The manual belonged to Alexander Popham, a deaf teenager from a noble English family who was taught to speak in the 1660s. The leather-bound notebook was discovered in 2008 at a stately English manor called Littlecote House.

The finding suggests that one of the boy's tutors, John Wallis, was a few hundred years ahead of his time in understanding that deaf people needed their own language to communicate, said linguist David Cram of the University of Oxford.”
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Natural Reader

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NaturalReader is a text to speech program that converts any written text into spoken words. In other words, it allows you to listen to text instead of reading the screen!
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