5 iPad Apps for Dyslexic Learners
Individuals with dyslexia have great difficulty processing language.Their biggest obstacles are recognizing words and spelling difficulties, both key components of sight word learning. Despite these difficulties, there are a number of teaching strategies that have proven effective in teaching children with dyslexia sight words.
Apps curated specifically for teachers and parents to use with their dyslexic kids can help their kids overcome their learning difficulties.
Starfall ABCs is a solid early-learning app with a thorough approach to presenting the alphabet to preschoolers. Kids hear the sounds of each letter repeated often and can both hear and see how each letter is used in words. Each word has some cute animations they can trigger, followed by interactive games such as puzzles and mazes, as well as chances to see words used in sentences.
Used for : Letter Identification
Special Words teaches children to recognise written words, using pictures and sounds. Play alongside your child at a pace suited to their ability.The interface is easy to use and it has been broken down into graded levels that make it a very powerful tool.
Used for : Working with words and Vocabulary
FirstWords: Deluxe is a fun and educational app with all universal letters and a words game for young children that includes five sections, animals or vehicles as well as shapes, colors and words around the house, making this a great app for object recognition and the building of vocabulary as well as the learning of letters and the concept of spelling.
Used for : Spelling
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