Upon posting about some of the best reading apps for iPad we got an email from Onlinecolleges with a detailed list of another set of reading apps but this time for students with disabilities. This list contains 50 reading disability apps but we have handpicked only the ones we think are really important for you to know about.
These apps will be of great help to your students and kids that are having problems with reading. Check them out and let us know what you think about them :
" Blio is smart. Smart enough to know that books are more than just words: there’s style, presentation, and a world of color. And smart enough to know all of that enhances your reading experience. That’s what you love about books........"
2- Read 2 Me
" Read 2 Me is the FIRST AND ONLY iPhone App that allows full speech synthesis for an entire library of texts. You can even import you own URL based *.txt files straight into your bookshelf!......"
3- Read 2 Go
" From within Read2Go, you can browse, search, download, and read books directly from Bookshare using your Bookshare membership, as well as read DAISY books from other sources..."
4- App Writer Us
" AppWriter is the first text editor for the iPad to offer users of all ages with reading and writing disabilities the necessary tools for unlocking a world of information..........."
5- Bob Books
" Start your child reading with this phonics-based interactive game. The simple drag-and-drop interface can be used by the youngest children. Your favorite Bob Books characters and full-color animations encourage kids along the path of learning to read......."
6- iStory Times for Kids
" Charlie is getting ready for his first day of School. He is really excited, and a little bit scared. After asking some questions and attending his first day, Charlie can’t wait for his second day of school......"
" Downloaded millions of times by parents across the globe. MeeGenius is the fun, free and easy-to-use library of e-books you and your little ones can enjoy. ..."
8- Reading Trainer
" This app provides everything you need to read texts of all types faster, more effectively and most of all, with better retention. .........."
9- See Read Say
" Confidence and reading ability improve when children know Dolch sight words. Many of these words are in almost anything they read. Readers will have more experiences of success if they know these words. Dolch words are service words, which are necessary for understanding sentences......"
10- Stories 2 Learn
" S2L offers parents and educators the ability to create personalized stories using photos, text, and audio messages. These stories can be used to promote an individual’s literacy, leisure, as well as social skills...."