Educational Technology and Mobile Learning

The following resources may be useful for learners with Special Educational Needs.

NOTE: Some of the apps may be from the US and may feature different accents/fonts. The Friary School does not endorse any of these resources, which have been recommend by the local authority.

GCSE English Texts – Dyslexia Friendly Formats

The accessible library is available for those who are visually impaired or find difficulty in accessing
printed books through other conditions (E.g. Dyslexic difficulties)

Texts are available in various print styles/sizes, comic strips, play scripts etc. to aid accessibility.

Individuals must become a member to download texts.

Find Out More At:
http://www.accessiblelibrary.org.uk/

iPad/Android Resources

Apps for Learners with Special Educational Needs

https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/08/updated-chart-of-best-ipad-apps-for.html
https://www.educatorstechnology.com/2017/06/30-educational-android-apps-for.html

 

Categories

Apps for iPad (App Store)

Apps for Dyslexic Learners ·         Sound Literacy
·         What Is Dyslexia
·         Dyslexia Quest
·         Happy Math Multiplication Rhymes
·         Phonics with Phonograms
·         Dyseggxia
·         DD’s Dictionary: A Dyslexic Dictionary
Apps for Autistic Learners ·         Sight Words
·         Sequences for Autism
·         See Touch Learn
·         Verbal Me
·         Autism iHelp
·         Autism/DDT Shapes
·         Autism/DDT Letters
·         Speech with Milo
Apps for Autistic Learners ·         Sight Words
·         Sequences for Autism
·         See Touch Learn
·         Verbal Me
·         Autism iHelp
·         Autism/DDT Shapes
·         Autism/DDT Letters
·         Speech with Milo
Apps for The Visually Impaired ·         ViA
·         Dragon Dictation
·         Light Detector
·         Color ID
·         Tap Tap See
·         Be My Eyes – Helping Blind See
·         Talking Calculator
·         Access Note
·         Visual Brailler
Apps for Learners with Writing Difficulties

 

·         The Writing Machine
·         iWrite Words
·         Letter SchoolAlpha Writer
·         ABC Pocket Phonics
·         Word Magic

 

Categories

Apps for Android (Google Play)

Android Apps for Learners with Autism

 

·         Let Me Talk
·         Speak Quietly
·         Autism
·         Talking Pictures
·         Birdhouse
·         Autism Solutions
·         Aiko and Ego Animation for Autism
·         myVoice Communicator
·         Social Skills for Autism
·         Sesame Street and Autism
·         Speech Assistant AAC
·         Autism Therapy with MITA
Android Apps for Learners with Dyslexia

 

·         Google Text to Speech
·         Vocab Builder
·         Easy Text to Speech
·         Voice Dream Reader
·         Go Read
·         Eye Games, Dyslexia
·         Dyslexia Redefined
·         Spell 4 You
·         Talk – Text to Voice
·         Learning Ally Audio
·         OCR Instantly Pro
·         Gboard – The Google Keyboard
Android Apps for Vision Impaired Learners

 

·         Tap Tap See
·         CamFind – Visual Search Engine
·         BeSpecular – Help The Blind
·         NewsSpeak
·         Eye-D – for Visually Impaired
·         Syntha Blind Visually Impaired
·         Big Notes Lite
·         Zeta Keyboard
·         Big Launcher
·         Ray App for Visually Impaired
·         ScanLife Barcode & QR Reader
·         Magnify
·         MessagEase Keyboard