Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD
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Kindle and Dyslexia: A Blooming Union

Great little article that touches on the ways Kindle can now help people with dyslexia in improving their performance in learning and reading in several ways.

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Action Method Online

Action Method Online | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
The success of any idea ultimately comes down to action. The Action Method is a discipline for everyday productivity.
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APP: MindNode

MindNode is a powerful and intuitive mindmapping application. Its focus and flexibility make it the perfect tool for brainstorming and organizing your life—and iCloud & Dropbox support means you always have your mindmaps with you.

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APP: openWeb - Dyslexia friendly web browser

Your default Safari web browser is not customizable. And when you want to use a font or style designed for accessibility, this creates a problem. 

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Dropbox - Simplify your life

Dropbox - Simplify your life | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
Dropbox is a free service that lets you bring your photos, docs, and videos anywhere and share them easily. Never email yourself a file again!
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APP: SpokenLayer

SpokenLayer transforms the best of the web into narrated audio, making written content available anytime, anywhere. Read the web with your ears.

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APP: Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation is an easy-to-use voice recognition application powered by Dragon® NaturallySpeaking® that allows you to easily speak and instantly see your text or email messages. In fact, it’s up to five (5) times faster than typing on the keyboard.

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NaturalReader test to speech program

NaturalReader test to speech program | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
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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Set up Speech Recognition

Set up Speech Recognition | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
Learn how to use your voice to dictate text and control your computer. Find out how to set up your microphone, take the speech tutorial, and create a voice profile.
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NCGI: National Center for Gender Issues and AD/HD

NCGI: National Center for Gender Issues and AD/HD | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it

This site has been developed to help you learn more about AD/HD in girls and women.

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Apps for students with dyslexia

Apps for students with dyslexia | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it

Via Lou Salza, Nichelle N. McCall
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Allison Leckie's curator insight, April 19, 2015 9:44 PM

Options for children who may be struggling.

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APP: Blio

Top Features:

-Displays books in full color, with fonts, pictures, and layout as the publisher intended.

-Support for the visually impaired and those with reading disabilities.

-Sync up to five devices so your books can go wherever you go.

-Access all of your content, and download it to your device from anywhere you have an internet connection.

-Block navigation mode intelligently zooms to the next logical text block to simplify reading, even on small devices.

-Multiple reading views, including fixed layout view, single page, dual page, flowed view, or fast reading view*, all kept in sync as you read the book.

-Add notes and highlights to a page, with five color options, saved across your reading sessions.

-Look up phrases or topics in the included browser, without ever leaving the context of your book

-Have Blio read to you, highlighting each word as it does.**

-Add free books in PDF, EPUB, or XPS format from iTunes or Safari.

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APP: Evernote

Evernote is an easy-to-use, free app that helps you remember everything across all of the devices you use. Stay organized, save your ideas and improve productivity. Evernote lets you take notes, capture photos, create to-do lists, record voice reminders--and makes these notes completely searchable, whether you are at home, at work, or on the go.

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SimplyNoise - Free White Noise Generator

SimplyNoise - Free White Noise Generator | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
Thousands of people from around the world use SimplyNoise to block distractions, enhance privacy, aid sleep, mask Tinnitus, and melt away stress. The benefits of color noise have been utilized in clinics, schools, households, and offices.
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10 Apps for Learners Who Struggle with Reading and/or Writing

10 Apps for Learners Who Struggle with Reading and/or Writing | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it

10 free and low-cost apps that may be especially helpful for individuals who find reading and/or writing challenging.

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APP: Clear

Life is messy. Keep it together with Clear, an amazing new app for list-keeping that is unbelievably simple, quick and satisfying to use.

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OpenDyslexic

OpenDyslexic | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
OpenDyslexic is a new open sourced font created to increase readability for readers with dyslexia. The typeface includes regular, bold, italic and bold-italic styles. It is being updated continually and improved based on input from dyslexic users.
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WordTalk - A free text-to-speech plugin for Microsoft Word

WordTalk - A free text-to-speech plugin for Microsoft Word | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it
WordTalk - A free text-to-speech plugin for Microsoft Word. For people with reading and writing difficulties, having text reinforced by hearing it read aloud can be very useful.
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Apple - Accessibility - OS X - Literacy and Learning

Apple - Accessibility - OS X - Literacy and Learning | Resources for people with dyslexia and ADHD | Scoop.it

Mac OS X includes a cool Text to Speech function that makes the Mac speak selected text in text-based files — including web pages, email messages, spreadsheets, calendar entries, PDFs, text documents, Finder windows, and even iTunes. This shows you how to activate this function.

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