A great strategy to help a dyslexic child read is create a reading window out of cardboard that allows the child to only read one line at a time.  You can also use tinted cellophane paper to help cut down the drastic differences between the black and white print.

Reading Window: out of cardboard that allows the child to only read one line at a time. You can also use tinted cellophane paper to help cut down the drastic differences between the black and white print.

If your child has reading issues, there's a range of assistive technology software that may help. Most of these computer programs offer several tools for reading aloud, such as text-to-speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR). They may also offer other features.

Software Programs for Kids With Reading Issues

If your child has reading issues, there's a range of assistive technology software that may help. Most of these computer programs offer several tools for reading aloud, such as text-to-speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR).

I've never seen anything like this before. Nifty, but what if the person isn't aware of stumbles?

Medium Tech: Reading Pen ReadingPen for help with dyslexia. I must have these for my three beautiful dyslexics!

Sponge hair rollers improve grips!

Special Needs: For less pain when grasping, slop,a sponge rollers on fork, toothbrush, etc. This is such a great idea for those special needs classes!

these key boards make integrating technology in the classroom easier for students to learn and visualize certain keys.

Assistive Technology for Education

these key boards make integrating technology in the classroom easier for students to learn and visualize certain keys. Also different keyboard arrangements can help students learn to type more efficiently and better understand computer usage.

The Speech to Text tool in Google Drive is a life saver for struggling writers/typers (and their teachers)

Literacy Tips for Digital Writing

The Snail is a small rolling device that quickly and easily translates Braille into spoken words. The snail shell-like shape helps the device easily roll along lines of Braille while the pressure-sensitive pad detects the distinctive dots.

An incredible technology called Snail, which can record braille and translate it into spoken words. A great technology to make reading for the visually impaired much easier and much more enjoyable.

The Brown-Bag Teacher: Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders

Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders

The Brown-Bag Teacher: Teacher Hack: Pool-Noodle Card Holders. I use card games with kids to teach social skills ( turn taking, loosing and winning with grace, negotiation. Sometimes kids do not have the muscle coordination to manage a hand of cards.

Breezy Special Ed: How to use your iPad as a Switch Device (and other Accessibility Features)

How to use your iPad as a Switch Device (and other Accessibility Features)

Using assistive technology for writing can help students with dysgraphia demonstrate their knowledge in effective and proactive ways.

Assistive Technology For Writing - Dysgraphia

Describe multiple tools and AT for students with dysgraphia, ranging from software to apps.

Learning Specialist and Teacher Materials - Good Sensory Learning: 88 Assistive Technology Tools for Struggling Learners: Making sense of the complex weave of assistive technology devices and applications for struggling learners can be a confusing and frustrating chore.  This blog talks about 15 different types of assistive technology that can benefit struggling learners with links to my favorite tools.

88 Assistive Technology Tools for Struggling Learners

Learning Specialist and Teacher Materials - Good Sensory Learning: 88 Assistive Technology Tools for Struggling Learners

Assistive Technology in the Classroom with a FREE Printable of ideas and some implementation tips.

Using Assistive Technology in the Classroom

This newsletter provides gives an overview of WHAT Assistive Technology is, as well as examples for low, mid, and high tech AT. IT also has free printables and ideas for implementation in the classroom!

The Inspired Treehouse - Assistive technology and alternatives to handwriting: what to do when handwriting simply isn’t an option.

Assistive Technology for Kids Who Struggle With Handwriting

The Inspired Treehouse - Assistive technology and alternatives to handwriting: what to do when handwriting simply isn’t an option.

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