Assistive Technology Support

Here are some links to how to make your devices dyslexia friendly in the event we will have to move to online learning.

How to get PC/Laptop ready for distance education

Making the PC friendly

How to get iPad/Mac ready for distance education

Using the iPad to support Dyslexia

Using Dictation in Word

Dictate your documents

Read Aloud in Word

Text to speech feature

Resources to assist with accessing written materials online

Use Speak mode on eBooks or iBooks to turn any book into an audiobook

 

Turn books into audiobooks

Google Chrome extensions which help with reading and writing: Natural Reader

Natural Reader text to speech

Grammarly

Grammarly for Chrome

Read and Write

Read Write for Google Chrome

Distiller DOM Reader. Simplify websites and remove ads and pictures

DOM Distiller Reading Mode

Speech Recognition Anywhere. 

Allows Talk to text on websites and web-based forms and online learning platforms

Speech recognition anywhere

Writing Tools for assignments.  Rewordify.com
Helps students define difficult words, simplifies text, highlights different parts of speech:

Rewordify

Write well app.  Helps students plan and structure writing tasks with templates for different year levels and topics:

Write Well App

 

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