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Ghotit – Real Writer and Reader V9.3 for MS Windows and Mac OS X Review

Ghotit – Real Writer and Reader V9.3 for MS Windows and Mac OS X Review

Ghotit Software and Apps are literacy support tools, available for MS Windows and MAC OS X computers as well as iOS iPhones and iPads.The original concept was to help people with dyslexia. Over the years, ensuing versions and multiple updates include new features and functions, the Ghotit Real Writer and Reader software caters to a broader audience of …

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Review of Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V8 for Mac

Review of Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V8 for Mac

Ghotit Real Writer and Reader has just been released as Version 8. It has an expanded floating toolbar with some new features and some functions that have been enhanced. This review builds on my previous review of V7.4 (see second page onwards), so this first part of my review is really an addenda to my review of Ghotit …

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ClaroRead Plus for Mac OS V6.3 Review

ClaroRead Plus for Mac OS V6.3 Review

ClaroRead for Mac works on Mac OSX V10.11 and above. ClaroRead V6 for Mac is a highly effective literacy software solution for supporting people who struggle with writing, editing and reading text. It has been created and designed with maximum simplicity and flexibility. Users of any age and ability level, when dealing with text and documents, now have …

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Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V7.4 for Mac Review

Ghotit Real Writer and Reader V7.4 for Mac Review

Ghotit Real Writer and Reader, recently upgraded to Version 7.4, is a standalone software program, available for MS Windows, Chromebooks and MAC OS computers. Once installed, it does not require further Internet access. Users can work with Ghotit RW&R with any preferred word processor or text entry tool, website or program. With younger students, it can be used …

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Review of Grammarly

Review of Grammarly

Introduction Grammarly helps students and writers expand their vocabulary and also assists in improving their writing. There are benefits for non-native English writers and ESL students (English as a Second Language) as well. Tertiary students and professional writers use Grammarly to advantage as it assists in spelling and proper use of grammar in English text. Grammarly’s products help …

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Review of C-Pen Reader – Reading Support Device

Review of C-Pen Reader – Reading Support Device

Introduction The C-Pen Reader Pen is a portable handheld assistive technology that helps users with dyslexia or other literacy difficulties, essentially when reading printed text. The C-Pen is for users with dyslexia or for people who struggle with certain genres of text or who are just poor readers, learning to read, people with ESL needs, LOTE users who …

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Ghotit “Real Writer and Reader” V5 Review

Ghotit “Real Writer and Reader” V5 Review

Introduction Ghotit "Real Writer and Reader" V5 is the latest version of this simple to use and master, yet very powerful literacy support tool. Separate versions for MS Windows and Apple Mac are available. Ghotit Real Writer and Reader, now at Version 5, is a very comprehensive reading and writing assistance solution for users with dyslexia and/or dysgraphia, …

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A Look at Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Ed

A Look at Accessible Instructional Materials in Higher Ed

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com This week’s post comes from Marvin Williams, Assistive Technology Coordinator in the Services for Students with Disabilities department at California State University, Fresno. Marvin, myself, and Fresno State’s Alternative Media Coordinator Rima Maldonado will be presenting later this week at the 30th Annual International Technology and Persons with Disabilities Conference in San Diego, …

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Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Latest Spectronics Online Video! Exploring the Clicker Apps Part 3: Clicker Docs

Check out the latest video JUST added to the Spectronics Online Resources! Exploring the Clicker Apps – Part 3: Clicker Docs is available now! Login to start watching straight away!

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New TeacherCast Episode Featuring Texthelp Now Available

New TeacherCast Episode Featuring Texthelp Now Available

Reposted with permission from blog.texthelp.com A few weeks ago we listed a great educator resource called TeacherCast. TeacherCast is an Educational Media Network that hosts several podcasts, app reviews, training opportunities and more for educators. You can learn more about TeacherCast and Jeff Bradbury in our previous post. Earlier this week Martin Mckay, Texthelp’s CTO and founder, and …

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