E-readers as a Dyslexia Tool

At Disability*Blog, guest blogger, Varda Epstein, Education and Communications Writer for Kars4Kids had this to say about E-Readers.

The minute e-readers came on the market educators were exploring the inherent possibilities. Neither a book nor a computer, but something in between, e-readers offered hope that the printed word would not yet die out, but would be made accessible to digital natives in a digestible form. More to the point, educators wondered if e-reader technology might make texts accessible to those with reading difficulties such as dyslexia.

To read Epstein’s full post, visit E-Readers as Dyslexia Tool



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