martes, 5 de noviembre de 2013

Dyslexia * Resources

The Dyslexic Reader

The Dyslexic Reader

The Dyslexic Reader is now available archived issues for FREE at Read inspiring stories of people who have overcome Dyslexia and found their true talents...and find useful tips and articles!

Computer Aides

Technology has made things a bit easier for people with dyslexia. Here are few that you might want to look into: is a FREE website that offers text to voice services.
  • Copy/Paste will read it
  • Upload text files (Word, PDF, etc.) will read it
  • Type in a website will read it!

The Reading Pen by Wizcom is a great tool for dyslexics who need assistance with certain words. Using the pen like a hi-lighter, scan the unknown word. The pen will (most times) display the word, pronounce the word, and provide (and read) the definition of the word if still unknown. Further, if words within the definition are unknown, select that unknown word to get the pronunciation and definition.
This pen is a great tool to supplement the Davis® reading exercises when a support person is not available. 

Dyslexia and Computers
Having dyslexia can make writing and reading text very difficult but there are many ways that a computer can help you overcome these difficulties. Our free FactSheet provides information about various ways that you can adapt a computer to help you, some of which are built into standard computers.
Contents include:
  • Creating Text
  • Keyboard Use
  • Word Prediction
  • Voice Recognition
  • Auto Text
  • Checking Text
  • Voice recognition with integrated speech output
  • Reading Text
  • Scanning with optical character recognition (OCR)
This factsheet is part of AbilityNet’s free Advice and Information service. 

domingo, 3 de noviembre de 2013

Easy to say words for latin students

Easy to say words * For latin students

¿Sabía UD que en el idioma inglés hay ciertas palabras que se pronuncian casi como en español? 
ESTAS SON ALGUNAS. Practícalas con tu familia, repitan juntos.
Aztec sing song dancer acrobat accident doctor dentist clinic actor actress activity french spanish ranch pharmacy basket market bed bad toilet shower show smart chat glass class lesson far star planet asteroid bank park cash credit card best text test exam open boiler bring drink sell clerk wet west north expert bell tell smell
HOMEWORK (Puedes decirle a un hermano mayor o a alguien de confianza que te ayude) 
Forma expresiones cortas y simples utilizando algunas de estas palabras. Imprime este contenido y tus frases para presentarlo a tu profesor como tarea por tu iniciativa. Fomenta las buenas relaciones con quienes te educan y ayudan a superarte.
1 - Karla washes the kitchen.* Karla lava la cocina 
2 - Frida sings french songs.* Frida canta canciones francesas 
3 - The tank was empty.* El tanque estaba vacío 
4 - The doctor works in a clinic. El doctor trabaja en una clínica 
5 - My brother will travel to Germany.* Mi hermano viajará a Alemania 
6 - The kid was in the toilet.* El niño estaba en el baño 
7 - The children went to the park.* Los niños fueron al parque 
8 - Only four answers were incorrect.* Sólo 4 respuestas estaban incorrectas 
9 - The king and the princess went to the opera * El rey y la princesa fueron a la ópera.
10 - The concert will finish at ten.* El concierto terminará a las 10 
11 - Charly won the chess tournament.* Charly ganó el torneo de ajedrez 
12 - The tournament was in September.* El torneo fué en septiembre 
13 - Emily will visit her family in Italy.* Emily visitará a su familia en Italia 
14 - The students practice chess in the gym * Los estudiantes practican ajedrez en el gimnasio.
15 - The chess instructor is from Moscow.* El instructor de ajedrez es de Moscú 
16 - The jazz band is from Berlin.* La banda de jazz es de Berlín
17 - The singers sing in italian.* Las cantantes cantan en italiano 
18 - Twenty dancers were in the show.* Veinte bailarines estuvieron en el espectáculo 
19 - The tickets cost seventy dollars.* Los boletos costaron setenta dólares 
20 - The african acrobats acted perfectly.* Los acróbatas africanos actuaron perfectamente 
See you later, aligator… afterwhile, crocodile! 
Did you know? * ¿Sabía usted? * Le saviez-vous? * Você sabia? * Wussten Sie schon? * Знаете ли вы? * Znayete li vy? 
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When you learn English, you have to learn in whole sentences and in context * Aprende idiomas leyendo periodicos y revistas * Learn languages by reading newspapers and magazines *  

¿Qué son las pseudo palabras?    

Ancient places

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