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Specific Learning Disability (SLD)

Audible’s Big Secret! Shhhh!
Assistive Technology
Audible’s Big Secret! Shhhh!
January 20, 2016 at 3:18 pm 0
If you’ve had the chance to use Bluford audiobooks, or Read & Write for Google, you’ve probably seen how powerful text-to-speech Assistive Technology can be –especially for students with decoding disabilities or ADHD. A variation of this technology – audiobooks from Audible – can be used to help students access the whole-class text you’re likely […]
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Assistive Technology
Awesome AT Tools: Read & Write for Google
January 12, 2016 at 3:21 am 0
In my last post, I shared one of my favorite free Assistive Technology tools that I use with my students all of the time. In this post, I’m going to show you how to use Read & Write for Google, another amazing tool that is literally extremely easy to use and free (though a premium version does exist).   […]
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Which Kids Benefit from Assistive Technology?
Assistive Technology
Which Kids Benefit from Assistive Technology?
January 2, 2016 at 5:20 pm 0
In every class I have ever taught, there are always the following kids: the student with average intelligence who has extremely low decoding skills and the student with significant ADHD symptoms that has trouble sustaining reading for more than a couple minutes at a time. For the first few years of my career, I could […]
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