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).

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)

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!

Assistive technology is one of the core strategies schools use to help with learning and attention issues. Some adaptive tools are low-tech and some are pretty fancy. Here are some common examples.

8 Examples of Assistive Technology and Adaptive Tools

Some adaptive tools are low-tech and some are pretty fancy. Assistive technology is one of the core strategies schools use to help with learning and attention issues. Here are some common examples.

There’s an App for That: Assistive technology (AT) and Learning Disabled Children

Find an APP that matches your child's particular need: Assistive Technology (AT) can help children with intellectual disabilities or learning disabilities.

Assistive Technology Tools for Learning Differences, ADHD, and Executive Function Challenges | Shelley Haven ATP, RET

This website offers a great list of resources and examples of Assistive Technology Tools for Learning Differences, ADHD, and Executive Function Challenges.

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.

This is another great window reader. This type uses colored cellophane paper with a slit cut out in the middle. But also allows the reader to see all of the other text.

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!

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

Assistive Technology For Writing - Dysgraphia

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

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

Literacy Tips for Digital Writing

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