Technology


Print Friendly, PDF & Email

Technology


Technology can provide some effective tools for reading, writing, math, organization, and time management.

This information is being provided to you as a service. Neither our Tri-County Branch nor The International Dyslexia Association (IDA) in no way endorses, recommends or favors any products presented to you in this section of the website. This area of the website was developed to serve as a resource to assist you in finding products that will assist you. The products shown do not represent the entire range of products available. User feedback is for informational proposes only and should not be used as your sole method of choosing what technology is appropriate for your situation.

Assistive Technology Recommendations

Audio Books

Learning Ally – https://learningally.org – audio books including textbooks

Book Share  – www.bookshare.org

Audible  – www.audible.com – books on tape

 Dictation  (Speech to Text): 

 Dragon Naturally Speaking; speech to text  – www.nuance.com/dragon-home/version-15

Read & Write for Google Chrome  – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/readwrite-for-google-chro/inoeonmfapjbbkmdafoankkfajkcphgd

Screen Readers (Text to Speech):

 Read & Write for Google Chrome – https://chrome.google.com/webstore/detail/readwrite-for-google-chro/inoeonmfapjbbkmdafoankkfajkcphgd

Prizmo for Apple –  https://creaceed.com/iprizmo

Page Readers:

 C Pen – the original pen scanner – https://cpen.com/

KNFB Reader – take a photo of any page, pdf or text; listen to the text – knfbreader.com/

Snap and Read for Chrome – https://snapandread.com/

Spelling –

Touch Type Reading and Spell – An award-winning, multi-sensory course that teaches touch-typing, reading and spelling at the same time. www.readandspell.com

Dysgraphia

SnapType App – import any worksheet into an iPad and type to answer  – http://www.snaptypeapp.com/

Educreations App – turns your iPad into a recordable white board similar to a smartboard – https://www.educreations.com/

Dexteria App –  provides therapeutic hand exercises to develop fine motor skills – http://www.dexteria.net/   

Notetaking & organization:

Notability App   by http://gingerlabs.com/

Livescribe pen   www.livescribe.com

AudioNote App – Acts as a LivesScribe pen.  Records a lectu4re as you are taking notes with either a stylus or a pen – https://luminantsoftware.com/download/audionote/

Evernote App https://evernote.com/

Soundnote App  for Apple  https://soundnote.com/

OneNote Microsoft    www.onenote.com

Grammar & Spelling Checker:

 Ginger Grammar & Spell Check  www.gingersoftware.com/

Grammerly – writing assistant – https://www.grammarly.com/

American Word Speller App – phonetic dictionary – http://wordspeller.us/

IwordQ App – word prediction as you are writing and audio feedback as you are writing

Writing Organization

Kurzweil    www.kurzweiledu.com

Inspiration Maps App & program – the visual way to explore and understand words, numbers and concepts. – http://www.inspiration.com/Kidspiration

Math

 PhotoMath App – uses the camera on your phone to solve problems.  www.photomath.net

ModMath App – www.modmath.com/

School Organization:

 MyHomework App   https://myhomeworkapp.com/

Assistive Tech Websites:

 Fairfax School District, Virginia – https://www.fcps.edu/academics/academic-overview/special-education-instruction/assistive-technology-services-ats-2

Explore1in5.org – http://www.explore1in5.org/Tips,ToolsTech/CoolTools.aspx

Wheel of Apps

Downloadable:  https://www.callscotland.org.uk/downloads/posters-and-leaflets/ipad-apps-for-learners-with-dyslexia/

https://www.callscotland.org.uk/downloads/posters-and-leaflets/ipad-apps-for-learners-with-dyscalculianumeracy-difficulties/

What’s on my iPad – http://bdmtech.blogspot.com/2014/02/whats-on-my-ipad-assistive-apps-i-use.html

Android Apps – https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2016/01/a-comprehensive-chart-of-the-best-educationap-android-apps-for-teachers.html

iPad Apps – https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/01/70-educational-ipad-apps-for-teachers.html

Chromebook Apps – https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/02/chromebook-guidelines-chart-for.html

Darla Hatton list of Apps – https://www.dropbox.com/s/kqur3zz8q56w0lg/DarlaNCLDAppList.pdf?dl=0

Jamie Martin on Understood – https://www.understood.org/en/about/authors/Jamie-Martin


Share this page with your friends…
Facebooktwitterlinkedinmail