Wednesday, February 19, 2014

Literacy apps for students who are deaf or hard of hearing

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Students who are deaf or hard of hearing differ in many ways especially when it comes to academics. Some of our students are right on par with their typically developing peers, others are functioning below grade level, and some are gifted learners. Attached below is a checklist to feature match apps. 

Literacy apps

 App name    Website Description Cost
iWriteWords how to write letters and words Lite - free,  Full version  $2.99
  StoryKit an electronic storybook.  Free
 Sentence Builder Builder is used to help students learn how to build grammatically correct sentences.   $5.99
 See.Touch.Learn. A picture learning system that can be used to make  individual  lessons.   Free
ABC Tracer Lite  how to write letters with strokes in the right order on the traditional red-blue guiding lines Free
MindMeister, edit and share mind maps Free
Danny the Dragon meets Jimmy This is a story that not only provides text but also shows the reader sign language.  $2.99

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