Monthly Archives: January 2014

I Have Been Using Kurzweil Since the 5th Grade

Using text-to-speech and assistive technologies, such as Kurzweil 3000-firefly has been a “game-changer” for me. As a student with dyslexia it is the difference between success and failure, self-confidence and frustration. This year, I will be graduating from high school and I can say, without hesitation, that without assistive technology I wouldn’t be able to take the classes I want because

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Closing the Literacy Gap with Cross-District Collaboration

“We wanted to make sure we were closing the literacy gap,” explained Mary Arrasmith, the Coordinator of Career and Technical Education and an Instructional Strategist from the West Baton Rouge Parish School District in Louisiana. “Our goal was to help students become independent in and out of the classroom.” West Baton Rouge had recently been awarded a Striving Readers Comprehensive

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