Assistive technology helps dyslexics save time and overcome challenges, such as slow note-taking and poor handwriting, allowing them to demonstrate their abilities in ways that were once unimaginable.
In this section you’ll find the latest information about a range of technological tools—from voice recognition programs that let users dictate ideas and watch them appear on their computer screens to recording devices that take the stress out of note-taking. Each of these easy-to-use tools can make an enormous difference for dyslexic children and adults.
Assistive technologies include devices and applications that help people with dyslexia with various tasks including:
- organization of ideas
- time management.
Here is a list of websites that provide lists and reviews of various assistive technologies:
University of Michigan DyslexiaHelp website – look on the right-hand panel for various apps, software & assistive technology, book scanning etc.
Homeschoolingwithdyslexia.com – Best Apps for Students with Dyslexia (assistive technology software, not instructional software)