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Assistive Technology for Writers with Dyslexia

Here is a terrific, simple explanation of some of the best assistive technologies for dyslexics, written by a dyslexic.

We use a slightly different set of tools here at DVFS, but with the same functions. For audiobooks, we use Learning Ally, since we have all of our textbooks available through LA, in addition to novels.

Text-to-speech versions of textbooks are also available from Bookshare, and they can be used as e-books. There is a lot of …
Posted by in Assistive Technology on Tuesday December 1, 2015
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THE POSSIBILITY AND PRAGMATICS OF IDENTIFYING, IMPLEMENTING, AND ASSESSING THE USE OF ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY AMONG LD ADOLESCENTS: A CLASSROOM VIEW FROM THE TRENCHES

by Bill Keeney, Director of Pedagogical Research and Faculty Development

Read this article, recently published in the Delaware Valley Friends School Professional Research Notes.


The use of Assistive Technology to help students with learning differences, particularly Specific Language Disability (SLD), is extremely promising, but implementing a coherent plan for assistive technology in such a way that students can use it effectively, independently,…

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