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KAZ – SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software

03/09/2018 | By More
KAZ – SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software

If individuals with dyslexia are equipped with the correct tools, they stand a far greater chance of reaching their full potential. Trials and feedback from special needs teachers across the world have proven that touch typing and using a computer are formidable and even life changing tool that opens doors for individuals with dyslexia, as it presents a new and powerful medium for learning and […]

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Free app for spelling: FCJ Spelling App

12/09/2017 | By More
Free app for spelling: FCJ Spelling App

FCJ Spelling is an app designed to help people improve their spelling with a special emphasis on dyslexia. It contains 10 exercises, customizable words, the option of a colour overlay, and a fun word card game.   The app allows teachers to monitor their students results remotely. Once all the students in a class have […]

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New Dyslexia Extension for Google Chrome to make the web easier

06/02/2016 | By More
New Dyslexia Extension for Google Chrome to make the web easier

A new browser extension has been launched which adds a number of features to your web browser to make it easier if you have dyslexia. It takes less than 30 seconds to install and then you can customize the features you would like in the extension, it offers: * Ability to read paragraphs to you […]

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New App: The Sounding Out Machine

01/26/2016 | By More
New App: The Sounding Out Machine

I remember sitting with a student some years ago, a student who has dyslexia. I was coaching her in using her index card to figure out a difficult word. She grew increasingly frustrated, and finally told me, “Mr. Cort, I’m trying to use my card, but when I look at the page it just looks […]

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New app “Echo Word” reads text back to you

01/20/2016 | By More
New app “Echo Word” reads text back to you

Echo Word was made by someone with dyslexia to help with day to day life, and would like to help all dyslexic and non dyslexic alike, in a world with words. Hello, my name is Paul and I struggled with dyslexia for years, so I made this app for myself, but had friends tell me […]

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CBeebies Star Launches New App To Help Children Learn to Read: Moftail and the Colour Thief

02/15/2015 | By More
CBeebies Star Launches New App To Help Children Learn to Read: Moftail and the Colour Thief

Cbeebies Joseph Elliott – who plays Cook in the Bafta-nominated show Swashbuckle – has written a children’s story designed to help children who are learning to read. The app is a joint venture between Joseph and his brother, Tom Elliott, who is a software engineer at Facebook. Moftail and the Colour Thief tells the tale […]

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Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

01/10/2015 | By More
Math Shake: An Engaging, Playful App for Solving Word Problems

Math Shake is an engaging, playful app that helps students learn to effectively solve word problems. Math Shake contains thousands of unique questions which students turn into an equation by looking for key words and clues in the problem. Math Shake was created by elementary teachers with years of experience in helping students with dyslexia […]

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Visual Learning for Life: Worksheets and App addressing various Visual Perceptual Skills

01/05/2015 | By More
Visual Learning for Life: Worksheets and App addressing various Visual Perceptual Skills

Visual Learning for Life provides parents, teachers and professionals with unique, professionally designed worksheets that help empower children who struggle with reading, spelling, handwriting, maths and comprehension due to weak visual perceptual skills. The extensive array of over 5000 worksheets have been devised to support children from 4 to 18 years. The worksheets are available […]

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Students Helping Students – “Dyslexi-type” is a finalist in Seattle Social Venture Partners’ “Fast Pitch”

10/14/2014 | By More
Students Helping Students – “Dyslexi-type” is a finalist in Seattle Social Venture Partners’ “Fast Pitch”

Inspired by the academic challenges his cousin faced in school, Eli W. of Seattle, Washington set out to create a learn-to-type software program built from the ground up for kids with Dyslexia. “I learned that when kids with Dyslexia use a keyboard instead of handwriting, they can focus on what they want to say, not […]

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Put Your Best Text Forward Online – Grammarly.com

09/23/2014 | By More
Put Your Best Text Forward Online – Grammarly.com

How many emails did you send today? What about Facebook updates or tweets? Online communication is more important than ever. According to research by the email management company AWeber, over 90 percent of teens today prefer to communicate via email, text, and Facebook. Texting and social networking are increasingly our primary modes of talking to […]

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