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When Reading is Difficult: Using iPad Text-to-Speech as a Reading Support

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Overview

If you have students who have reading difficulties, vision challenges, or are English Language Learners, the powerful text-to-speech feature on the iPad offers a variety of reading supports to help them succeed. Join Dr. Luis Perez as he discusses how you can use these supports to help incorporate UDL and multiple means of representation into your classroom learning experiences. He will explore how to use features such as the pronunciation editor, highlighting options to help tracking, scanning for contextual clues, and more. In addition to showcasing the built-in text-to-speech feature, Luis will demonstrate a number of apps that take this feature to the next level and provide options for further customization and personalization.

Details

Status: Available On-Demand
Subject: Cross-curricular
Last aired on: Thursday, December 6, 2018 @ 4:00 PM EST
Duration: 30 minutes
Credit Hours: 0.5
Categories: Differentiation & Personalization, iPads, Reading & Writing, Response to Intervention (RTI), Special Education
Tags: accessibility, diverse needs, diversity, inclusion, iPads, personalization, reading support, special education, special needs, text-to-speech, UDL

Reviews (54)

 
Great information.
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Luis always has wonderful information!
 
So interesting and helpful!!
 
I liked seeing the differentiation and diverse needs that can be used for all students
 
nice info and a helpful resource for many students.
 
Wonderful information. Thanks
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I thought that the information was interesting and meaningful. The iPad is a very useful tool that can be used in an educational setting.
 
Had some great information for using I-pads for various text to speech options
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great
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Great recommendations for my visually impaired students. Thank you!
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