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Dyslexia Illustrated

“Being dyslexic, one thing always stood out,” Sam Barclay explains in his Kickstarter video. “The available help was always aimed at making me read better. Very little effort was made to help the people around me understand what it feels like to struggle with reading.”

Kickstarter: I Wonder What It’s Like to Be Dyslexic

Via: Huffpost Books

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Simplifying Text for Younger or Challenged Readers

Rewordify is a free website that allows you to paste any text or website into an engine that replaces complex words with easier ones. Our Special Education teacher has recommended it for use with students who might be a bit below grade level in their reading skills, but any student or adult could use it to work on their vocabulary or to better navigate required reading.

The Rewordify for School page shows functions and other ways to us the engine in schools. For example:

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