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Free web based AT resources for reading and writing

Web Based AT Resources for Reading and Writing

Reading:

Bookshare.org – Free membership for k-12 for individuals qualifying as having a Print Disability.

Project Gutenberg – Repository of public domain books in electronic format. Some audio formats available.

Learning Ally – Membership service for audio books (used to be the RFB&D)

Tar Heel Readerhttp://tarheelreader.org/find/ – Books for emergent readers

Natural Reader – simple text to speech tool for PC and MAC computers

Rewordify – Online tool for cognitive rescaling of expository information

Readability – Cleans up clutter web pages free

Writing

Chateau Meddybemps – http://www.meddybemps.com/9.700.html – Story Starters with pictures

Ginger Software – Online Spelling and grammar correction

Text2Mind Map – Concept mapping software

Microsoft Office – has voice recognition application on Windows 7 and 8. Continual improvements with recognition.

eType – Word prediction – free

Just a few resources.

Carol

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