Category Archives: Learning, Cognition, and Developmental

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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The EyeHarp – Everybody should have access to playing music

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speech What is the EyeHarp The EyeHarp is a gaze-controlled music interface. It aims to allow people with physical disabilities learn and play music. It is open source and free to download and use. It forms part of the master and … Continue reading

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iMathematics™ – Math Helper and Solver on the App Store

Text to Speech   iMathematics is your personal math tutor. It is used by thousands of students every day, and it’s the only app about math which includes everything you need to successfully pass your exams.         … Continue reading

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C-Pen Exam Reader

TTS The C-Pen Exam Reader pen scanner is a major technological breakthrough for anyone wanting to read English, Spanish, French, German or Italian exam questions. The C-Pen Exam Reader is a totally portable, pocket-sized device that reads text out aloud … Continue reading

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Can Everyone Code? Promising Tools for Coding with Accessibility for All | Closing The Gap

http://www.ispeech.org/text.to.speechThere is a push to make coding into one of the basic literacy skills our learners should possess, along with reading and writing. Spend any time on the exhibit floor of an educational technology conference and you will see a … Continue reading

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Sphero Connected Toys in Education

Text to SpeechAspect Hunter School in Sydney, Australia is a school for children on the autism spectrum. The school is attended by 130 kids, beginning at age four, as well as around 30 Spheros. Robotic balls that can moved remotely and programmed, … Continue reading

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Speechstream – cloud-based, language and literacy support | Texthelp

iSpeech Accessible Content of All SpeechStream is a highly flexible, cloud based, language and literacy support toolbar for publishers and platform providers to embed within their online content. This scalable, widely accepted software offers a suite of support fuctions to … Continue reading

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