$13-50 Interactive speaking dictionary. Automatic phonetic speller corrects words ("nolij" into "knowledge") and an animated handwriting guide demonstrates print and cursive writing.
recognized as the leading developer of reading technology for people with learning difficulties and those who are blind or visually impaired.Enables a computer to scan a text on the web and read it aloud.
The Forte was designed by educators specifically to build digital writing skills and provide support for the struggling writer.
Free Technology Toolkit for UDL in All Classrooms
Text-to-Speech. FREE. Windows XP and Mac OSX come with basic text-to-speech capabilities. Set up in System Preferences, and selected text is read aloud using a computer-generated voice (option+esc).
VoiceOver FREE. Screen access technology for vision-impaired. Control keyboard to hear screen read.
Apple's OS X FREE. Special Education
FREE. Create a personalized speaking avatar and use them on your blog, website, email messages.
FREE. Copy and paste text into the box and create an mp3.
Apps for Autism, "60 Minutes" broadcast October 23, 2011
In response to the segment, see:
Dr. Marion Blank: Autism and Apps: An Open Letter to '60 Minutes'