AcceleRead AcceleWrite App

Learning to read and write are challenging tasks for anyone, but they are especially so for individuals with dyslexia and other learning disabilities.  The AcceleRead AcceleWrite Student App is a resource that can be used both in and outside of the classroom. In sum, it is an educational app “aimed at improving reading and writing […]

C-Pen Reader

There are already several apps and resources available for individuals with dyslexia, ADHD, and other learning disabilities.  The C-Pen Reader Pen is a newer device designed to benefit any individuals who struggle with reading.  It is a standalone pen that scans words and speaks them aloud and is noted as a “major technological breakthrough for […]

Monday Tech Tip: Rewordify.com

Brian Norton, Director of Assistive Technology at Easter Seals Crossroads, shows us an online software called Rewordify.com that can take difficult sentences and simplify them into easy to understand sentences or definitions. This online software can be helpful for people with learning disabilities. Check it out here:

LetterReflex: App for Dyslexia

Looking for a fun and effective way to work on letter and number reversals?  This is a common challenge for individuals with dyslexia and more as they tend to confuse letters “d” and “b” and “q” and “p” etc.  LetterReflex is a fun, interactive app developed to help these children learn correct letter and number formations. The […]

The Sounding Out Machine

Looking for an affordable solution to help your child with reading?  The Sounding Out Machine is an app that transforms the iPad into an assistive reading device!  The app was developed by FizzBrain, “a mom-and-pop studio committed to bringing the latest and very best of educational practices into the world of apps.” The Sounding Out Machine app […]

3 Annotation/Note Taking Apps for Learning Disabilities

Individuals with dyslexia, ADHD, learning disabilities, and other special needs may often benefit from using PDF annotation/note taking apps.  Annotating one’s reading is so useful in a myriad of ways and can benefit the reader not only while they read but afterwards as well. For me, reading textbooks, scholarly articles, and more has always been a challenge.  I […]