Do struggles with reading, reading comprehension and putting thoughts on paper cause your child’s stress level to go “over-the-top”?
Have you heard about assistive technology but don’t know how it works to provide support for struggling students?
Has your child used assistive technology before but not quite got the hang of it?
Results Learning now provides:
Evaluation for determining appropriate assistive technology for your child
Implementation and training of recommended software/apps
Integration of specific assistive technology into our academic coaching and executive functioning services
The use of devices, specialized software such as text-to-speech, audio files, word prediction, and speech recognition assist students with reading and writing learning differences. Depending on the child’s specific challenges, the right tools provide the appropriate level of support while playing to strengths. Proper assessment of student’s learning needs and knowledge of how to apply these assistive technologies is the key to success.
Assistive technology can support all the following learning differences:
Comprehension, Listening, Memory, Organization, Reading and Writing
If your child has already tried some of these methods without success, our approach will take the frustration out of the process. The first step is to train the technology to work for your child’s specific needs. Then, teach your child how to properly and effectively use it. Plus, if your child is receiving coaching from Results Learning, we integrate the specified assistive technology in to each session.
Imagine what a relief it is for a student who has difficulty writing, being able to compose a school report by dictating it and having special software convert it to text. Read-aloud-text software has numerous benefits for dyslexic students including, allowing them to improve word recognition and focus on comprehension. Ultimately, you’ll see your child’s academic efficiency and confidence grow with the use of these unique educational enhancement tools.