Read&Write GOLD

Read&Write GOLD is an award winning literacy software solution that makes learning accessible for all students, especially those with reading and writing difficulties, learning disabilities, and English Language Learners. Read&Write GOLD's customizable toolbar integrates with mainstream applications for access to any curriculum or digital content with support features for reading, writing, research, and test taking. In addition to providing a number of reading comprehension and text-to-digital conversion tools, this program supports planning and organization with a graphic webbing tool, transcription and editing. Transcription legibility and spelling accuracy are supported with word prediction and spell check tools. A homonym checking tool is also available to support spelling accuracy. Word fluency supported with an e-dictionary and thesaurus. Gold version can be ordered on a USB device.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$500+
Content Area: 
math
reading
writing
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
electronic references and resources
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation
organize and plan
Customizable Interface: 
adjustable rate
font size and/or color
Differentiation: 
multiple user profiles
teacher control
user data stored for progress monitoring
Drafting: 
draft can be created from note, web, or outline
graphic web organizer
Embedded Resources: 
calculator
e-dictionary
e-thesaurus
highlighting
text notes or tags
Input Options: 
scanning input
voice recognition
Output Options: 
sound output for visual tasks
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
customizable length suggestion list
error prompts/auto corrections
provides sentence clues
reads suggested words and prompts
spell check
spelling auto-correction
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reading rate control
reads graphics descriptions
reads instruction
reads menus and toolbars
recorded human narration
supports reading math equations
synthesized
Word Prediction: 
customizable word list(s)
reads suggested/selected words
word cueing
National Writing Next Standards: 
editing and revising
planning and organizing
transcribing
Operating Systems: 
iPad
iPhone
Macintosh
Web-based
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Writing