Browsing tag: learning disability

Using Text-to-Speech to Unlock Reading Barriers

Text-to-speech provides bimodal presentation of both visual and aural text. Seeing and hearing the text at the same time allows students to focus on comprehension instead of sounding out words, as well as improving word recognition.

Meet Two Moms Who Make Positive Ed Change for Students with Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities

A U.S. Department of Education blog features moms who are making a difference for their children who struggle in school.

State Technology Director's Group Partners with Ed Tech Startup for Assistive Technology Solutions

Nine companies in a 2015 cohort, including a Toronto-base AT firm, may hold promise for ed tech solutions for state education agencies.

25 Apps, Games to Help Students Who Struggle With Reading, Language, Attention

Check out recommendations from researchers who ask if using games can build reading and attention skills.

A 2014 Bammy Winner's Targeted Instruction Juggles Tech with An Evidence-Based Approach

Sharon Plante manages multiple approaches to reading and one of her students noticed! Plus 11 ♥ apps.

Should More Students Be Eligible for Accessible Instructional Materials? NCLD Calls for Data

The National Center for Learning Disabilities argues that AIM may not include all students with print disabilities.

Literate Nation "Boot Camp" in Williamsburg Aims for Change to Aid Readers Who Struggle

Experts and advocates to work toward student literacy for all, including students with language and print disabilities.

14 Organizations Collaborate on Learning, Attention to Produce "Understood" Website for Parents

A new website is built on hopes that chosen resources, tools will personalize learning and improve attention.

Middle School Students: Squeeze In An Awesome Audiobook Before School Starts

Audio-savvy librarians will choose best audiobooks in November. Here are their stellar choices for 2013.

"Out of The Box Advocacy" Debuts for Parents, With Social Media Wisdom That Teachers Can Use

See why a mother of two children with learning disabilities strikes a common thread for all who help and raise awareness about special needs.

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