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Review of Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V8 for Mac

Review of Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V8 for Mac

Ghotit Real Writer and Reader has just been released as Version 8. It has an expanded floating toolbar with some new features and some functions that have been enhanced. This review builds on my previous review of V7.4 (see second page onwards), so this first part of my review is really an addenda to my review of Ghotit …

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ClaroRead Plus for Mac OS V6.3 Review

ClaroRead Plus for Mac OS V6.3 Review

ClaroRead for Mac works on Mac OSX V10.11 and above. ClaroRead V6 for Mac is a highly effective literacy software solution for supporting people who struggle with writing, editing and reading text. It has been created and designed with maximum simplicity and flexibility. Users of any age and ability level, when dealing with text and documents, now have …

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Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V7.4 for Mac Review

Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V7.4 for Mac Review

Ghotit Real Writer and Reader, recently upgraded to Version 7.4, is a standalone software program, available for MS Windows, Chromebooks and MAC OS computers. Once installed, it does not require further Internet access. Users can work with Ghotit RW&R with any preferred word processor or text entry tool, website or program. With younger students, it can be used …

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Review of Grammarly

Review of Grammarly

Introduction Grammarly helps students and writers expand their vocabulary and also assists in improving their writing. There are benefits for non-native English writers and ESL students (English as a Second Language) as well. Tertiary students and professional writers use Grammarly to advantage as it assists in spelling and proper use of grammar in English text. Grammarly’s products help …

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Review of C-Pen Reader – Reading Support Device

Review of C-Pen Reader – Reading Support Device

Introduction The C-Pen Reader Pen is a portable handheld assistive technology that helps users with dyslexia or other literacy difficulties, essentially when reading printed text. The C-Pen is for users with dyslexia or for people who struggle with certain genres of text or who are just poor readers, learning to read, people with ESL needs, LOTE users who …

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Ghotit “Real Writer and Reader” V5 Review

Ghotit “Real Writer and Reader” V5 Review

Introduction Ghotit "Real Writer and Reader" V5 is the latest version of this simple to use and master, yet very powerful literacy support tool. Separate versions for MS Windows and Apple Mac are available. Ghotit Real Writer and Reader, now at Version 5, is a very comprehensive reading and writing assistance solution for users with dyslexia and/or dysgraphia, …

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20% discount on all AbleNet “easy-tech” technologies from Spectronics – only until June 30th 2015!

20% discount on all AbleNet “easy-tech” technologies from Spectronics – only until June 30th 2015!

So many special ed classrooms rely on their collection of easy-tech technologies from AbleNet to actively engage their students in learning. Take advantage of this 20% discounted pricing offer to update your collection of AbleNet technologies before 30th June 2015. Here are a couple of the most popular new AbleNet technologies that you may like to check out …

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Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

Boardmaker Online: Upgrade now to lose that Boardmaker CD for good!

So MUCH more than just an online version of the much-loved Boardmaker software. Top reasons to upgrade … You can ditch the CD! No more CD-wars. No more looking for lost CDs! No mare having to wait for the replacement for your damaged CD to arrive! Includes all 25,000 PCS symbols – including the high-contrast symbols and sexuality symbols (which can be …

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Introducing Teach for Google

Introducing Teach for Google

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com Over the last year I’ve spent quite a bit of time looking into what type of training is available to help educators get the most out of Google Apps for Education. On one end of the spectrum, I found plenty of “how-to” videos and articles that explain how to share a file, create …

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A Look at Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Ed

A Look at Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Ed

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com This week’s post comes from Marvin Williams, Assistive Technology Coordinator in the Services for Students with Disabilities department at California State University, Fresno. Marvin, myself, and Fresno State’s Alternative Media Coordinator Rima Maldonado will be presenting later this week at the 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego, …

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