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Using Mobile Screens To Make Reading Easier For Dyslexics

Using Mobile Screens To Make Reading Easier For Dyslexics | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

A new study has found that the small amount of text you can see on your handheld device may make it vastly easier for people with learning disabilities to comprehend. Soon, of course, there will be an app for that.

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MyStudyBar - EduApps

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MyStudyBar is a tool which helps overcome problems that students commonly experience with studying, reading and writing. The tool consists of a set of portable open source and freeware applications, assembled into one convenient package. Easy to install, simple to use, handy and effective, MyStudyBar provides comprehensive learning support at the desktop, where it is needed. And if this is not already attractive enough, a further eye-catching feature of MyStudyBar is that it is completely FREE to download and free to use. Although MyStudyBar is designed to support learners with literacy-related difficulties such as dyslexia, the toolbar can offer potential benefits to all learners.

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Texthelp Systems - Accessibility Software

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Texthelp Systems Ltd is the worldwide leader of literacy software solutions. We develop innovative, assistive software to support individuals with their reading, writing and research skills in Education, the Workplace and at Home. The software supports struggling readers, those with literacy difficulties, dyslexia and where English is a second language.

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Special Font Helps Dyslexics Mind Their Ps & Qs

Special Font Helps Dyslexics Mind Their Ps & Qs | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Some of the letters are a bit askew, others gape open or slump slightly. But all the letters in the font Dyslexie are designed to make reading easier for people with dyslexia.


Via Gina Ulery, João Greno Brogueira
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K3000 v13: Kurzweil Education Systems- Assistive Technology, Text to Speech Literacy Software

K3000 v13: Kurzweil Education Systems- Assistive Technology, Text to Speech Literacy Software | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

Kurzweil 3000 an assistive technology, text to speech, learning tool that supports the concept of Universal Design for Learning as a powerful reading, writing, test-taking, that makes curriculum accessible to all students. It is particularly appropriate for students with learning disabilities such as Dyslexia, those who require reading intervention, students struggling with reading comprehension and English Language Learners (ELL).

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2020's Learning Landscape: A Retrospective on Dyslexia

2020's Learning Landscape: A Retrospective on Dyslexia | UDL & ICT in education | Scoop.it

The article, written by David Rose and Ge Vue in 2010, imagines the future by “pre-creating” the Presidential Address at the IDA Annual Conference in 2020. This article was first published in the International Dyslexia Association, Perspectives on Language and Literacy, Winter 2010. One notable difference between the printed text version and this digital version is the UDL learning supports embedded throughout. To see descriptions of the UDL features and how they support learning, click on "Show UDL Information" located in the upper right hand corner of the page.

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