Computers, VRS, AT & Games
In the UK approximately 83% of the ¹population has access to a computer, if not at home, at school, college, library, etc. Computers can be of great benefit to people who are dyslexic or have other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s).
In this section, you will find information on ‘Specialist Software and Specialist Computer equipment,’ which can help people who have Dyslexia; Dyscalculia; Dysgraphia; Dyspraxia; Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and other Specific Learning Difficulties (SpLD’s).
Below you will find an extensive, although not an exhaustive list of specialist software and equipment on this site.
¹ The UK Office for National Statistics (ONS) 8th August 2013
I include games in this section because many parents often see arcade type games as children just playing. But playing these games can help develop hand/eye coordination, and a fun approach is adopted to make learning almost painless. Sinking battleships in alphabetical order is far more exciting than looking for X, Y, Z, etc. on a keyboard! Read More
There are probably thousands of software packages available now. I have only included a few of the most tried and tested ones that support reading, spelling, numeracy, writing skills and organisational and planning skills. Read More