Assistive Technologies


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Assistive technologies include devices and applications that help people with dyslexia with various tasks including:

  • reading
  • spelling
  • writing
  • organization of ideas
  • note-taking
  • time management.

Here is a list of websites that provide lists and reviews of various assistive technologies:

Reading Rockets – Assistive Technology for Kids with Learning Disabilities

University of Michigan DyslexiaHelp website – look on the right-hand panel for various apps, software & assistive technology, book scanning etc.

Dyslexia Materials.com – Assistive Technology for Dyslexia

The Yale Center for Dyslexia and Creativity – Tools and Technology

Understood.org – Assistive Technology for Reading

Homeschoolingwithdyslexia.com – Best Apps for Students with Dyslexia (assistive technology software, not instructional software)