Write About This: An app to inspire writing

When it comes to writing, many students are rather uninspired.  The developers behind the Write About This app acknowledge this fact and have thus designed an app to spark one’s creativity to encourage writing for students ages 8 and up! The Write About This app, in sum, is a visual writing prompt and creation platform.  It was […]

Go back to school with these apps by AssistiveWare!

New backpack? Check!  New school supplies? Check!  New schedule? Check!  That’s right, it’s your child’s favorite time of year, time to get back to classes, studying, and homework!  (Or is it the parents’ favorite time of year, the time they finally get a break from entertaining the little ones all summer?)  Well, either way, school is in […]

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 […]

Smarty Ears: Apps for Aphasia

Over the past few years, the company Smarty Ears has aimed to help individuals with communication issues.  They have created several educational apps to help promote speech and language skills for individuals with aphasia, apraxia, dysphagia and more.  Visitors of the website will be able to search for apps by specific area including: AAC Aphasia Apps Apraxia Autism […]