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Top 5 Tech Innovations in Schools Helping Children with Learning Differences:

Teaching Students About Learning

The three FREE foldables are perfect to help you teach students about how their brains work and how people learn. Perfect for back to school!

The IEP Team Process: Chapter 2 - The IEP Team - In Chapter 2 of this 5 part series you will meet the members of the IEP Team and learn about each of their important roles in the process of designing an effective IEP for your child.

Google removes High-Quality voices from Text to Speech app because they’re no longer needed. Back in March, Google rolled out several high-quality voice add-ons in their version 3.0 update, but Google has now removed these additions advising they’re no longer needed. [READ MORE HERE]

Complete this sentence: "You know your child has dyslexia when _____ ." Amy's story will make you smile: I’m helping my daughter with her homework (she had to find a word from each letter of the alphabet that describes her me for a Mother's Day poem), we had to chuckle at the humor! Here I'm sitting with a dictionary giving her different words to help describe me! LOL! It got me thinking: it would be neat to hear from parents: finish the sentence: you know you have a dyslexic child when...

Like an audible Instapaper, SpokenLayer lets you listen to the Web

Launched Monday as an iPhone app, SpokenLayer takes text articles online and either gives them to a human to read and record, or it uses text-to-speech synthesis to meet instant demand in a matter of seconds. Founder and CEO Will Mayo said he created the app to address his own difficulties growing up with dyslexia.

Back to School Activities "Get To Know You" First Week of School

7 fun and fresh get-to-know-you activities for the beginning of the year, including a “Who Am I?” poster with flip-flap clues, “A Maze of New Friends” activity, and more! Perfect for back-to-school! Gr. 3-5 ($). Click the image for details, or see the bundle of BOTH my Get-to-Know-You activity packs here:

Google might soon become even more accessible for people with dyslexia. Ray Kurzweil recently announced that he has been hired by Google "to work on new projects involving machine learning and language processing". Kurzweil is the principal inventor of the first omni-font optical character recognition, the first print-to-speech reading machine, the first text-to-speech synthesizer, and the first commercially marketed large-vocabulary speech recognition platform…