Category Archives: Learning, Cognition, and Developmental

FARMER/VETERAN

http://www.ispeech.org Farmer Veteran Documentary on PBS’ Independent Lens, May 29th Our Website Home from three combat tours in Iraq, Alex Sutton forges a new identity as a farmer, hatching chicks and raising goats on 43 acres in rural North Carolina. … Continue reading

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Word Bank for Google Chrome | OT’s with Apps & Technology

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech Word BankDon Johnston just announced another new product, Word Bank for Google Chrome. A similar support to Co:Writer but without the prediction features, Word Bank easily creates a word cloud or word list on a topic from an electronic … Continue reading

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Unite for Literacy Resource | OT’s with Apps & Technology

http://www.ispeech.orgUnite for Literacy is a free online picture book resource supporting non-readers of individuals of different cultures. It counteracts book scarcity for non-readers of different languages with this online resource of digital books. A community based organization supported by business who have partnered … Continue reading

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KNFB Reader for Windows 10 Review – Audio Pizza

http://www.ispeech.org KNFB Reader on mobile devices has proven itself to be one of the most reliable and convenient ways of reading printed text.  With a easy to use user interface specifically designed for use by the visually impaired and fast document processing, the … Continue reading

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Healthy Viewing: New Screen Time Guidelines for Kids: Zyrobotics

http://www.ispeech.org How much screen time is healthy for kids? Parents who are unsure of the answer can turn to a new set of guidelines put forth by the American Academy of Pediatrics (AAP). The new recommendations outline how much time … Continue reading

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Kinesthetic Classroom

TTS In 2012 Kidsfit began working with a team of Brain Research Experts, Educational Consultants, and Classroom Teachers to develop a new way for children to learn and interact in their classrooms. What came out of our research and classroom … Continue reading

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Kindle Accessibility Improvements: NVDA Screen Reader

Powered by iSpeech Last year, we brought our VoiceView screen reader to Kindle E-readers. This week, I’m excited to announce our update to the Kindle for PC app, making it easier for visually impaired customers to find and read millions … Continue reading

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Book Review: Looking for Heroes by Brianna White

http://www.ispeech.org Looking For Heroes is written by Aidan Colvin, a high school student with dyslexia, and his mother, Liisa Ogburn. The book received the 2016 Remy Johnston Certificate of Merit. It is the summer before Colvin’s tenth-grade year; he is … Continue reading

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ExploreLearning Gizmos: Math & Science Simulations Powering Inquiry and Understanding

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech World’s largest library of math & science simulations Gizmos are interactive math and science simulations for grades 3-12. Over 400 Gizmos aligned to the latest standards help educators bring powerful new learning experiences to the classroom. Gizmos use an … Continue reading

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Voice Colors on Vimeo

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech A documentary film that explores the historical challenges and strategies that enable Billy, on the autism spectrum, to become an independent communicator. This film is unique in that it presents footage from ages 3 to 16, showing Billy learning … Continue reading

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