These 10 apps address a variety of needs for students with learning and attention issues. ModMath provides students with dsygraphia (difficulty writing) a way to practice math without using a pencil. The Voice Dream Reader provides text to speech recognition for students with dyslexia. The Visual Schedule is great for those with executive function and organizational challenges. Don't miss the daily newspaper and the Dyslexia Toolbox. These and other apps are described on New Apps for Kids With Learning and Attention Issues. All of these apps are created for the IOS (Apple) platform.
Many students who have dyslexia, also struggle with dysgraphia, or extra difficulty with handwriting. Thanks to technology, there are some excellent iPad-based apps out there that will help children practice handwriting skills, often while teaching letter recognition, letter sounds and numbers as well. This link to the Top 5 iPad Apps for Handwriting offers excellent and thorough reviews of the best.
If you have your own favorite apps, please leave a comment and share your find!
Hello, I'm Janet Menosky Smith. I am a Reading Specialist and Orton-Gillingham trained tutor, helping students with reading difficulties. This blog is dedicated to providing information, resources and encouragement to families and others seeking to help struggling readers.