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Dyslexia & Dysgraphia
Learning is For Life
Google for Education
Dyslexia is hard to diagnose but the effects aren’t hard to see. It affects an equal number of men and women and doesn’t discriminate on the basis of race or ethnicity, culture or language. And it doesn’t discriminate based on intelligence. Even though dyslexia is thought to be the result of a neurological difference, it is not an intellectual disability. Dyslexia is diagnosed in people of all levels of intelligence: average, above average, and highly gifted. And the students, who struggle with it, need help to reach their potential.
We build tools like Snap&Read™ because they can be deeply effective against the hurdles of Dyslexia, but it takes more than that to build a Dyslexia-friendly classroom. Kindness, ongoing evaluation, building experiences, these things are vital to creating class spaces that can reach the full potential of every student.
Some common signs of dyslexia can often be overlooked, making it hard to diagnose:
Has extended hearing; hears things not said or apparent to others; easily distracted by sounds
Complains of dizziness, headaches or stomach aches while reading
Extremely keen sighted and observant, or lacks depth perception and peripheral vision
Can be ambidextrous, and often confuses left/right, over/under.
Difficulty sustaining attention; seems "hyper" or "daydreamer".
Dyslexic students can benefit from triangulating on text, making sure that for every word they see, they are able to access that meaning in other ways, including through images and sound. Often, a simple text reader accommodation can make all the difference.
Let students read the way they learn best with an all-out assault on dyslexia.
Text to speech
Listen to text for greater comprehension.
Dynamically adjust the readability of text without changing the meaning.
See the grade level equivalent of the text on any webpage.
Translate text into 100+ languages on any webpage.
Highlight what you want to read and save for later.
Google Chrome Extension
Works across Chromebooks, Mac, and Windows desktops running the Google Chrome Browser.
Get many of the top reading tools on iPad. Plus, take a picture of a worksheet and Snap&Read will read the text aloud through a built-in screenshot reader.
Browse any webpage, and use Snap&Read’s toolbar to understand everything on the page.
Amazon Kindle Cloud Reader
Use Snap&Read’s toolbar with over 3.2 million Kindle books.
Give access to worksheets and any PDF from your Chrome browser or iPad.
Get access to nearly 800,000 book titles in the Bookshare library.
Immediately access a free trial and see how Snap&Read™ can help students with Dyslexia reach their potential.
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From District-wide, School-wide, Educator, Parent, or individual licenses are available
Diana Petschauer, M.Ed, ATP
Laurie McIntosh, MS, OTR/ L, ATP
Kati McIlroy, OT/L, ATS
Ruth Ziolkowski, OTR, M.B.A.
Dr. Denise DeCoste
Maricris Formoso-Santos, PT, ATP,
Mark Surabian, Founder of ATHelp.org
How do I get a free Educator or Parent account?
Set up at least one child or student (through an Educator or Parent account) and you get access to Snap&Read and can also manage your student/child accounts.
What advantages do I get with an Organizational License?
Organizational licenses are designed to support an entire organization or an entire site. They can be paid for by purchase order and multiple levels of user can manage educators, students, and data.
What are my payment options?
We accept MasterCard, Visa, American Express, and Discover. Organizational licenses may be paid for by Purchase Order.
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