AM332 – Visual Reading App


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I am always browsing the internet for different apps on iOS or Android devices. I recently stumbled upon the Visual Reading – Special Education app.

The Visual Reading app was developed by a parent who has a child with autism. According to its description on Google Play, the app is an “educational platform for reading development, speech and language understanding, speech production training, and more. It utilizes Applied Behavior Analysis (or ABA) principles to engage children in reading.”

The Visual Reading app features:

  • Automated learning statistics
  • Wide learning settings
  • Optional font for students with dyslexia
  • Index of about 900 nouns, verbs, and numbers
  • Ability to create multiple student profiles
  • And more

Check it out on Google Play to learn more!

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