This app is a great way to record, organize, review and share your audio and text notes from your meetings, classes, and conferences.
Finds an approach to improving revision skills that integrated strategy instruction, peer response, and word processing to be highly effective with seventh- and eighth-grade students with learning disabilities who struggle with writing.
In recent years effective instruction in reading for learners with physical and educational disabilities has received great attention in the schools. However, instruction in the corollary skill of writing has received considerably less emphasis. This review paper notes that through the use of assistive technology, students with a variety of physical and educational disabilities can learn to effectively (a) plan and organize their writing, (b) draft and transcribe their work, and (c) edit and revise their narrative and expository writing.
With Kids ABC Letters, your preschool-aged kids will learn the alphabet letter names and will practice letter shapes, letter recognition, and finding letters in context.
The Talking Checkbook has a simple interface that makes managing any bank account more accessible. You can use it to manage a checking, savings or even a retirement account. Information and reports can be generated in MS Word or exported to a spreadsheet. It is designed not only for individuals who find it difficult to write in small areas and for those who find simple math difficult, but anyone who wants an easy way to write checks and balance accounts.
The Visual Thesaurus is an interactive dictionary and thesaurus which creates word maps that blossom with meanings and branch to related words. Its display encourages exploration and learning. Available both as a desktop version and a web version. Additional features of Visual Thesaurus include Spelling Bee and Vocab Grabber. Spelling Bee: User is challenged by a series of words, with the spelling difficulty adapted to the user's individual skill level.
Aimed at kids aged between 3 and 6, and using the best ‘phonics’ teaching techniques, PocketPhonics introduces kids to each of the key letter sounds. As they learn the sounds, the app guides them how to write each letter through its unique follow-me arrow making it easy to learn how to correctly form letters.
Use this software to support writing transcription including legibility and spelling accuracy. Transcription and spelling accuracy are supported through voice recognition permitting students to dictate verbally to the computer and have their dictation translated into digital text. Basic voice commands are available for computer control. This software also allows students to dictate into a portable digital recorder and then have the dictation transcribed to text.
This report provides a comparison of the post-high school experiences of youth with disabilities in 1990 and in 2005, who had been out of high school up to 4 years. It examines how differences between the two time periods varied across disability categories and demographic groups and, when data are available, how these differences compared with those of youth in the general population.
The role of technology in education is ever increasing. This article looks at students with disabilities and the problem of writing independently. Speech (voice) recognition technology offers an option, or solution, for students who have physical and/or learning disabilities and for students who cannot access and use computer keyboards or switches. Classroom use of the speech recognition software program packaged within most personal computers is suggested.