Reading focus cards promote better concentration and comprehension. These low-tech pieces of assistive technology are useful for people who struggle to differentiate single lines of text when reading. It’s particularly useful for people who experience symptoms associated with ADD, ADHD and Dyslexia. Reading focus cards block out lines of text below and above the line of text you wish to read. It’s helpful for people who have trouble focusing on letters and words.
It’s easy to use and portable for convenient traveling. No training is required to use this device, so it’s perfect for people of all ages. Different varieties of reading focus cards are available. Some block out more surrounding text and allow a reader to read through a chosen colored filter. Focus cards can be used with high-tech devices like Nooks, Kindles, iPads and other tablets. Reading focus cards are produced by many manufacturers. Some popular manufacturers are listed below.