Stages is a seven-level developmental framework that describes a learner's cognitive and language abilities. Stages helps schools comply with alternate assessment mandates by providing an accessible way to assess learners with special needs. Stages also serves as a selection guide for curriculum activities (including both software and off-computer activities). The sequence of seven Stages is based on the work of Madalaine Pugliese, a nationally recognized authority in the fields of assistive and instructional technologies.
Kurzweil 3000™ is a comprehensive reading, writing and learning software solution for any struggling reader, including individuals with learning difficulties, such as dyslexia, attention deficit disorder or those who are English Language Learners (ELL). Kurzweil 3000, is research based and enables struggling readers in grades 3 and above to learn from the same content as their peers as it provides access to virtually any text or curriculum, including print, electronic, and Web-based documents.
Read&Write 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'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.
The Read Naturally Software Edition features the same reading strategy and stories used in the Masters Edition, while taking advantage of the benefits and functionality of the computer. The Software Edition automates the placement process, assigns an appropriate reading goal, and allows you to customize the program by accelerating or skipping steps for advanced readers. It also creates detailed reports that track student progress and indicate areas that need additional coaching.
MindPlay Reading Fluency is a reading fluency tool that has been designed to systematically increase reading speed while ensuring proficient reading comprehension.
My Reading Coach is consistent with the Orton-Gillingham approach to reading. It is a structured, flexible, mastery-based, multi-sensory educational software program that provides a virtual reading specialist and speech pathologist to every student. Embedded Teacher Intelligence™ individualizes instruction to help each student reach grade level in the skill areas of phonemic awareness, phonics sounds and rules, vocabulary, word Structure, syntactic processing and reading comprehension.
Use this talking word processor with associated word pictures or animations. A library of onscreen grids provides word banks, sentence structure and story writing activities. Designed for assisting all students with reading skills, it is compatible with switches and scanning methods.
Dolphin Publisher offers versatile DAISY publishing features for experienced publishers, colleges, employers or disability service providers who provide for a wide range of students or staff members. Users can: convert material to DAISY format from html, text, rtf and doc files; insert footnotes, page numbering and pop-up pictures; add images and synchronize them with audio and text; mix human audio with synthetic audio; use synthesized speech or record your own narration.
Use this interactive storybook program to build emerging literacy and reading skills. Word recognition is explored by hearing a word as it is clicked; words and sentences are highlighted as they are read. This programs contains many features that make it accessible. Accompanied by printed books.