Snap&Read Universal

From childhood through adulthood, many individuals face challenges in reading.  Fortunately, there are assistive technology options available to help these individuals.  For some students, “simply hearing passages aloud is enough to understand them.  Other students need leveled text.”  The creators behind Snap&Read Universal believe that a reading accommodation should do both.  So what exactly is Snap&Read […]

10 Apps for Children with Learning and Attention Issues

Technology has opened up a whole new world for individuals with a myriad of learning disabilities.  It’s made practicing academic skills more exciting with educational games, in addition to making the classroom more accessible overall with apps like SnapType.  Several educational professionals have noted the advantages of these applications and more, and have set out to […]

Dyslexie: a font to help dyslexics read better

Did you know the term “dyslexia” is derived from the Latin word “dys,” which translates to difficult, and the Greek word “lexia,” which translates to words?  Therefore, the meaning of dyslexia literally translates to “difficulty with words.”  Roughly 10 percent of the world’s population is affected by this learning disability, which makes it difficult to read and write.  Dutch […]

Co:Writer Universal

In its simplest form, writing is recording and it comes from the human desire to communicate.  Furthermore, the best writing goes deeper and transforms an idea from the writer’s mind into words.  However, for some individuals, there is a wall between the idea and conveying it into words; this barrier is often built by grammar and spelling difficulties and as […]