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By Jessica Schein, guest blogger. Jessica Schein is a Ph.D student at Michigan State University. This post originally appeared on her blog, DISABILITYINHIGHERED. Contact Jessica at scheinje@msu.edu. Since World War II, higher education in the United States has evolved from serving the social elite to serving students from all walks of life. One motivation behind massification […]

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13 Tips to Enhance e-Learning with Low-tech, High-tech & Sensory Resources

By Joan M. Brennan, guest blogger. Joan Brennan is the owner and CEO of Brennan Innovators, LLC, creator of low-tech & digital tools for challenged readers, notably the Reading Focus Cards. She is also the College for Kids Instructor at the St. Louis Community College-Meramec. Contact Joan at joan@focusandread.com and on Twitter @FocusAndRead Educators know that getting and keeping […]

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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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