APPS AND PRODUCTS
Voice Dream Reader – Shortens length of sentence being read to a few words per line. Highlights word being read. Combines visual reading with auditory listening by highlighting text while audio reading. Seamlessly merges audio and visual reading.
Homonymous Hemianopsia Simulators – from Vision Rehabilitative Services, LLC.
Rummel Hemianopsia Buttons™ – These simple buttons remind others that your child is unable to see in their blind field.
Rummel Hemianopsia Guides™ – Reading guides that remind your child to read to the end of the line (for right hemianopsia) and w Save here to begin at the next line (for left hemianopsia).
Highlight reading strips – flexible, transparent colored strips that highlight the line the student is reading while blocking out the line below.
E.Z.C. Reader Strips™ – feature a tinted transparent “window” that helps pop print into view. Dark area helps block distractions surrounding targeted words, so eyes are easily guided to the desired print.
Snap Type – Created for struggling hand writers, this simple app that turns any school worksheet into a fillable document so the child can type the answer (even one-handed!) rather than write it out.
GUIDES, NOTES, PUBLICATIONS
Teaching Kids With Intellectual Disability To Read: Notes from a presentation by Kathleen Whitbread, PhD, who specializes in evidence-based educational practices for students with significant disabilities, with specific expertise in literacy instruction for students with intellectual disabilities.