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Dyslexia and Assistive Technology: How I Use Text-to-Speech-Dr Beth Gatewood

Dyslexic Advantage Webinar – Dr. Gatewood’s How I Use Text to Speech walks people through the different forms of text-to-speech, machine vs. human voices, resources like Bookshare, Kindle-Audible, and Learning Ally, and newer resources Prizmo and Bookscan. Beth’s webinar provides practical information for parents, students, teachers, and adults with dyslexia.
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Dyslexia and Video Game Designer Joe Booth – Crowded Fiction

Dyslexic Game Designer Joe Booth shares how he got involved in video game creation, childhood growing up dyslexic, and how he thinks games and education can revolutionize education. Joe recently created http://crowdedfiction.com, an unique interface to combine reading with interactive game play (iPad, iPhone, iPodtouch).

 

Joe is CEO of Vidya Gamer and Executive Producer / […]

SAT and Dyslexia – Battling the College Board

Excerpt: “Since 2003, the percentage of applications that are denied has quietly and rapidly risen by 25 percent, even though the number of test takers who are identified with legitimate learning disabilities has grown. A mere 2 percent take the test with accommodations, contrasted with the 10 to 20 percent of kids who probably […]

Dyslexic Emmy Award Winning Filmmaker Harvey Hubbell on Dislecksia the Movie

Multiple Emmy award-winning director Harvey Hubbell talks to Dyslexic Advantage.

Science, College, and Dyslexia – Top Young Scientist Melissa Rey

Pomona College student in Cognitive Sciences, Melissa was named America’s Top Young Scientist by Discovery 3M, in addition to receiving the Smart Kids with LD Youth Achievement Award and Buick Achievers Scholarship ($25,000 per year for college). Melissa also designed and co-organized Summer Science Camp for Girls which is now in its 3rd year.

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