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Assistive Technology Presentation Materials 2014   (Powerpoint here
cover page for presentation

Comparison Chart of the 7 Tools 


Assistive Technology for Learning Disabilities -
7 tools for classroom and home

(Click on Tool to view supporting materials)

READING DISABILITY

1. Accessing Books  - Bookshare full free access to novels, text books, etc for schools and individuals). 

Use the following programs to open/read bookshare books: 

                     a.  PC use – Read Out Loud (free within Bookshare)

                     b.  IPAD use – Read2Go app $19.99

2.  Accessing the Internet

                    a.  Browser:   Google Chrome

                    b.  Text to Speech  (Ispeak Google extension  - Free)

WRITING DISABILITY

         1.  Word PredictionCo-Writer  $17.99 Ipad  / $290 PC 

            2.  Speech to Text – Talktyper  free  

            3.  Voice memoAudiomemo  free  / .99  / 9.99

NOTES/Assignments/TESTS

1. Accessible worksheets/PDFs, note taking - Notability - 2.99 Ipad