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Tag Archives: text-to-speech
TTS exam update
Malcolm Litten has written an update article about dyslexic pupils using text to speech in GCSE English examinations. Malcolm relates the experiences of four schools, and urges all schools to take up this option for dyslexic pupils who are entitled … Continue reading
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Free e-books for children.
Oxford University Press web, Oxford Owl, has 240 free e-books for children, fun activities and useful information about learning to read. The e-books, from several series, and in age bands, have the option for listening. Some books have optional related … Continue reading
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Make Windows accessible
10 suggestions for making Windows accessible from Ira David Socol These are addressed to schools, but the suggestions may be useful for dyslexic people of all ages. The Speech Recognition in Windows is excellent. However, you cannot hear what the computer … Continue reading
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The summary and final report of the Accessible Resources Pilot Project is now available: “The project confirms that making teaching materials available to print and visually impaired pupils in an appropriate electronic form along with access technologies to read them … Continue reading
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