Assistive Technology


 

For people with dyslexia, Assistive Technology (AT) provides tools that ease the demands of reading and writing.  Assistive technology helps dyslexics save time and overcome challenges, such as slow note-taking, reading agility and poor handwriting, allowing them to demonstrate their abilities in ways that were once unimaginable.

In addition, our Award-Winning Student Panel offers an interactive Assistive Technology 101 presentation that immerses participants in the tools that support students with dyslexia.

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IDA Oregon – Favorite Technology Links…

IDA Oregon Student Empowerment Panel – Recommended tech sheet 2019
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Text to Speech – Accessibility feature built-in on your iphone/ipad!

IDA-Oregon Quick Guide –
How to convert paper handouts/PDF into Accessible PDF with iphone/ipad & ClaroPDF

IDA-Oregon Quick Guide –
How to convert a paper handout/PDF into Accessible file with Read&Write stand alone application

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TextHelp

Software designed for students with dyslexia or learning disabilities and for struggling readers and English Language Learners.

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Oregon Technology Access Program (serving all Oregon)

Yale Dyslexia

The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity

In this site you’ll find the latest information about a range of technological tools—from voice recognition programs that let users dictate ideas and watch them appear on their computer screens to recording devices that take the stress out of note-taking. Each of these easy-to-use tools can make an enormous difference for dyslexic children and adults.

 

 

CALL Scotland

Call Scotland

Great resource for all things on assistive technology with a informative section specifically on Dyslexia.  “We’ve been around since 1983 working as a Research and Development centre as well as a working Service unit. Both elements are necessary and important – they inform, enrich and support each other.”

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 


 

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