If your child has reading issues, there's a range of assistive technology software that may help. Most of these computer programs offer several tools for reading aloud, such as text-to-speech (TTS) and optical character recognition (OCR). They may also offer other features.
A great strategy to help a dyslexic child read is create a reading window out of cardboard that allows the child to only read one line at a time. You can also use tinted cellophane paper to help cut down the drastic differences between the black and white print.
Learning Specialist and Teacher Materials - Good Sensory Learning: 88 Assistive Technology Tools for Struggling Learners: Making sense of the complex weave of assistive technology devices and applications for struggling learners can be a confusing and frustrating chore. This blog talks about 15 different types of assistive technology that can benefit struggling learners with links to my favorite tools.