Value of Chrome to Dyslexics


I came across this article and has I am often recommending Chrome to the readers of this blog as part of your SEN strategy I thought it would be useful to add its contents here. There are suggestions for apps to try. Some have to be purchased , others are free:-

https://www.noodle.com/articles/6-google-chrome-apps-students-with-dyslexia-should-try

Chrome and Dyslexia

One of the most important features of today’s assistive technology is that it allows students with dyslexia to complete their work alongside their non-dyslexic classmates without having to use special devices. Like the iPad, Chrome provides tools that all students can use, regardless of language ability. Chrome, however, is not device-specific. The advantage of Chrome AT is that the extensions and apps are associated with individual Google accounts. Because of this feature, students can use their AT on all desktop computers (not just Chromebooks) by signing into their accounts in the Chrome browser. That ability vastly increases their access to personalized accommodations.

As more developers create AT-related extensions and apps, Chrome stands to become a popular option for students needing help with language-based activities. We may be hearing the words “Google” and “dyslexia” in the same sentence a lot more often.

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