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Digital Literacy Campaign for Young Women with Disabilities in the Middle East

By Nabil Eid, guest blogger.  Nabil Eid is an ICT Accessibility consultant in the Middle East, as well as a Middle East Specialist at Telecentre Foundation. Telecentre Foundation (TCF) is an international organization as well as a global network of people and organizations that believe information, communication technologies (ICT) and the Internet have the power to nurture local talent, […]

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Using text-to-speech technology for maximum benefit

This is post 4 of 4 in the series “ReadSpeaker TextAid Feature Fridays” ReadSpeaker TextAid is more than just an ordinary text-to-speech solution. It is a complete tool that allows users to leverage text-to-speech technology for maximum benefit. The Lookup feature is a particularly useful feature for students and struggling readers alike. If a ReadSpeaker Textaid user would […]

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Text-to-speech literacy support tools

This is post 3 of 4 in the series “ReadSpeaker TextAid Feature Fridays” With excellent literacy support tools, ReadSpeaker TextAid is more than just text to speech, it’s a complete tool for helping with literacy support. The reading ruler, screen masking, dyslexia compatible fonts and talking calculator make ReadSpeaker TextAid the perfect accompaniment for struggling […]

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Text to Speech for iPads with ReadSpeaker TextAid

This is post 2 of 4 in the series “ReadSpeaker TextAid Feature Fridays” ReadSpeaker TextAid, the latest in personal text-to-speech technology tools, gives users the ability to listen to any text, even web content. Listening to a news site while commuting, learning a language or doing research on-line is made more efficient with just one […]

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Have web pages read to you with TextAid Web Reader

This is post 1 of 4 in the series “ReadSpeaker TextAid Feature Fridays” Whether you have comprehension or reading difficulties, or just prefer to have content read out loud to you as you multi-task, text to speech is an evolving technology that is worth discovering. Unlike earlier digital voices that had a robotic sound, the […]

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10 Facts about Community College Students

Community colleges in the United States are primarily two-year public institutions providing higher education and lower-level tertiary education. Community colleges may also be referred to as junior colleges, technical colleges, two-year colleges, and city colleges. Community colleges can be an alternative to four-year universities for students who wish to complete a vocational or technical certificate. […]

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ReadSpeaker’s expanding language library

At ReadSpeaker, we pride ourselves on offering the highest-quality voices available on the market today for any specific language. This means that we are constantly adding new languages and voices to our portfolio. One of the newest languages in the ReadSpeaker portfolio is Hindi, more specifically: Modern Standard Hindi. This is a standardised and Sanskritised […]

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10 Ways to Motivate a Reluctant Reader

Reading is essential to a child’s future, both giving them practice as well as opening their intellectual horizons and academic potential. Most parents and teachers know that the key to their child’s future is rooted in successful reading habits, but many still struggle with motivating students to read, especially boys and children with learning challenges. […]

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Disability Horizons: a 21st Century View of Disability

Disability Horizons is the United Kingdom’s fasted-growing disability lifestyle publication. Since 2011, Disability Horizons has published content on a wide variety of topics, in order to promote a future where disabled people can live exactly as they choose. Today, Disability Horizons has a rapidly growing monthly web audience of 30,000 people. A large amount of the […]

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