Develop core vocabulary for reading and introduce word combinations though these interactive software programs which encourage choice making. Young children enjoy selecting a picture directly on the screen when using a touch screen. Switch access is also available.
For those who are learning to read, Route 66 Literacy is a web-based service that provides literacy instruction for persons (adolescents and adults) with developmental disabilities and/or those who are learning to speak, read, and write English. For those who are teaching reading, Route 66 is designed to help teachers and non-teachers (volunteers, parents) teach reading and writing.
NFB-NEWSLINE is a free audio newspaper service providing access for print-disabled individuals to newspapers, magazines and television listings from all over the country.Subscribers can access NEWSLINE from any touch tone phone, online, via email, or by download to a digital talking-book player or MP3 device. NEWSLINE currently features over 300 newspapers and many magazines including: * New York Times * USA Today * Christian Science Monitor * Wall Street Journal * TIME for Kids * Rolling Stone * The New Yorker * The Economist * Smithsonian
World's largest online accessible library of copyrighted content for people with print disabilities. Collection has over 90,000 digital books including textbooks, children's books, literature, popular books, special collections, newspapers and magazines that can be easily downloaded in DAISY or BRF formats. Membership is free for U.S. students with qualified print disabilities, and members get free reading software for PC and Mac.
Smart Tutor is an online learning system that provides individualized intervention tailored to a student's profile. Aligned to national and state standards, this research based math and reading program provides learning content in an interactive learning environment. Smart Tutor: * assesses students to determine their appropriate skill level. * identifies students in need of remediation and intervention. * establishes targeted intervention programs using teacher-assigned instruction. * establishes individualized instruction for each student.
Page turning is an important ancillary process of reading. This mechanical process, however, is a source of great challenge and inconvenience to many people, including musicians, people with disabilities, and avid readers. PageFlip introduces an electronic page turner to solve this problem. The page turner can be placed directly on a piano, music stand, kitchen counter, exercise equipment, or on the bed for convenient hands-free reading.