Dyslexia Aid ($1.99-sometimes free during October)
This app helps with spelling and literacy with the aid of the 'OpenDyslexic' font and colored overlays
OG Card Deck (free)
Developed for Mayerson Academy's accredited Orton-Gillingham training programs now offered online, this simple and effective Orton-Gillingham electronic card deck enhances understanding of over 80 common grapheme-phoneme correspondences that form the building blocks for reading and spelling. Each grapheme* card offers the multisensory experience of hearing the corresponding phoneme and key word, watching a video clip showing articulation of the phoneme, and the opportunity to practice the phoneme with a voice recording/playback option.
The leading digital library for kids, with access to over 25,000 resources, including ebooks, audiobooks, learning videos, and quizzes. Designed for ages 12 and under, Epic! provides a fun way to engage in reading. Free for both iPhone and iPad, children can explore and learn in a whole new way.
Storyboard (not sure of cost)
An online tool that allows users to create engaging and creative storyboards, for both educational and entertainment purposes. Creating storyboards is great for school projects, and teachers can use this resource for reinforcing ideas to ESL and students with disabilities. The website provides a variety of customizable templates for teachers that are ready to export or present in minutes. Storyboard That also provides an extensive image library and special tools that make the website easy to use, while also being compatible with iPad and Android. Learn more about Storyboard and start your own Storyboard on their website.
Action Words ($0.99)
Action Words is an application for iPhone and iPad that teaches beginner readers over 100 action words using real photographs to increase their early vocabulary and improve their writing skills.
Reading Machine (Free)
Compatibility: Requires iOS 7.1 or later. Compatible with iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.
This app takes reading for beginners to a new level. With the overall goal of reducing frustration amongst readers, this app assists in the reading process by modeling how the letters and sounds in a word go together. You can download the Reading Machine app for free from the iTunes store. Also, visit the Reading Machine website to learn more about how the app works.
Vocabulary Spelling City (free)
A game-based learning tool with a school-home connection! Students of VocabularySpellingCity Premium Members can log into their accounts and access their teachers' lists and assignments from virtually any device - desktop computers, laptop/notebook computers, tablets, iPads, iPhones, and Android phones - at school, at home and on the go!
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