Apps/Accessories Archives - American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/category/apps-accessories/ We can help! Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:06:16 +0000 en-US hourly 1 https://i0.wp.com/www.dyslexia.me/wp-content/uploads/2018/01/adalogo500.png?fit=32%2C32&ssl=1 Apps/Accessories Archives - American Dyslexia Association https://www.dyslexia.me/category/apps-accessories/ 32 32 103883047 Lexie – The Easiest Way To Read https://www.dyslexia.me/lexie-the-easiest-way-to-read/ Mon, 28 Nov 2022 20:06:12 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2739 By Maja Hmelina, SLP For the past 15 years, in my speech therapy career I’ve seen and felt the burden dyslexics experience from an early age and carry into their adulthood. To successfully work with them I had to find a specific and quite creative approach for each. Invest a lot of time and energy […]

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Youdao Dictionary Scanning Pen for Dyslexia https://www.dyslexia.me/youdao-dictionary-scanning-pen-for-dyslexia/ Wed, 16 Nov 2022 22:06:38 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2729 Among the resources that help people with dyslexia, scanning pens can be of great help. These devices can turn scanned text into audio, making printed texts available to those with reading difficulties. One of the latest models of this assistive technology was released by Smart Youdao. Their Youdao Dictionary Pen 3 is a lightweight reading […]

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Spot the Differences https://www.dyslexia.me/spot-the-differences/ Tue, 20 Sep 2022 18:48:26 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2689 Challenge your observation skills- search, find, and spot the 10 differences in the two pictures! Every day there is a new picture to spot. Spot the differences in each illustration, and mark them in the upper picture. No timers are used, so there’s no pressure. Each set of pictures has 10 things different about them: […]

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JCPal Announces Adaptive Keyboard Accessory for Dyslexic Students https://www.dyslexia.me/jcpal-announces-adaptive-keyboard-accessory-for-dyslexic-students/ Wed, 14 Sep 2022 18:01:13 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2670 Designed in collaboration with the Microsoft Devices Accessibility Team initially for the Surface Laptop Go and Surface Laptop SE devices, the VerSkin Inclusive Keyboard Protector is intended to make it easier for dyslexic students to navigate and familiarize themselves with the keyboard on their device.

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Assessing the Need for a Unique Reading App https://www.dyslexia.me/assessing-the-need-for-a-unique-reading-app/ Tue, 13 Sep 2022 22:58:30 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2653 Over a period of 8 years, I developed a reading intervention for struggling 2nd Graders.  It is well-established that if children are not reading fluently with comprehension by the end of 3rd grade, they have only a 20% chance of reading at grade level at the end of 9th grade, and that’s with intensive remediation. 

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Lexilens, Overcoming Dyslexia https://www.dyslexia.me/lexilens-overcoming-dyslexia/ Mon, 17 Aug 2020 15:58:01 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2095 Abeye, a French healthtech startup has developed Lexilens, a revolutionary reading aid for dyslexics. This new product is based on science and provides instantaneous effect to dyslexic readers. It was awarded several prizes among which the CES innovation award at Las Vegas in 2020 and Silmo Gold award (health & vision category). It will be […]

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GHOTIT Can Help Kids With Dyslexia, Dysgraphia, Spelling https://www.dyslexia.me/ghotit-can-help-kids-with-dyslexia-dysgraphia-spelling/ Thu, 13 Aug 2020 15:23:01 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=2091 Dyslexia Spelling = Phonetic Spelling + Creative Spelling What is Phonetic Spelling? When you’re dictating a word and tell your son or daughter that he should write what he hears, your child will attempt to map the sounds in the words to the sounds of the letters. However, English is not a phonetic language. There […]

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SuperReading Course for Dyslexic Readers by Ron Cole https://www.dyslexia.me/superreading-course-for-dyslexic-readers-by-ron-cole/ Thu, 18 Apr 2019 20:37:18 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1922 The SuperReading course is the most powerful, life-changing experience for dyslexic readers. This program takes a revolutionary approach to solving the issues around dyslexia, which have stubbornly eluded effective resolution since the 1870s. Ironically, the course was not developed with dyslexics in mind at all. It was created to help engineers, developers and hi-tech managers […]

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KAZ Type’s SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software receives recognition by judges at the BETT Educational Show, London https://www.dyslexia.me/kaz-types-sen-dyslexia-typing-software-receives-recognition-by-judges-at-the-bett-educational-show-london/ Wed, 10 Apr 2019 21:33:10 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1942 KAZ Type Limited’s SEN/Dyslexia Typing Software (also known as their Neurodiverse Edition) was shortlisted as a BETT Awards 2019 Finalist for the Special Educational Needs Solutions Sector. The aim of the award was to reward products that make a distinct contribution to supporting learners with special educational needs. With regard to dyslexia, the judges were […]

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Hale’s Tale – Learn to Read app https://www.dyslexia.me/hales-tale-learn-to-read-app/ Mon, 13 Aug 2018 14:51:52 +0000 https://www.dyslexia.me/?p=1878 Hale’s Tale is a fun, innovative approach to learning how to read. Children embark on an exciting adventure where they play mini games that strengthen their early reading skills. Originally Hale’s Tale was targeted to all young kids (4-6 years old). However when the app was released it got a lot of positive feedback from […]

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