• Dyslexia and ASD Support

      • Reading tools for Google Chrome

        ReadAloud, ClaroRead and Natural Reader read text to you. You can download them all to the toolbar in Google Chrome.

        ClaroRead icon                  ClaroRead icon                Natural Reader Logo                                                    

        Read Aloud                                          ClaroRead                                        Natural Reader

        You can also download these tools free at the ChromeStore to add to home computer; just search for Read Aloud, ClaroRead, or Natural Reader at the Chrome Store

        For help with this contact mary.kountouris@lewisham.ac.uk

      • Fun games to improve literacy

        Grammar games logo   

        Improve use of punctuation: https://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames/punctuation.html

        Test your knowledge of prefixes and suffixes: https://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames/prefixsuffix.html

        Learn more about verbs, nouns, and adjectives: https://www.funenglishgames.com/grammargames/verbnounadjective.html

        • Learn to Touch-Type

          Learners with dyslexia and dyspraxia really benefit from learning to touch-type.

          If you have access to a computer, use your time at home to learn. There are lots of free online courses; I like Typing Club; it has adults and children' courses. Click on the logo to go to the site.

          Typing Club logo

          Little and often every day is the best way to learn.

          • BBC Skillswise

            BBC is updating their online learning all the time, at the moment, to reflect home learning. There are functional skills resources designed for different vocational areas; e.g. Hospitality, Construction, Health & Social Care and Hair and Beauty. Click on the logo below for the homepage.

            BBC Bitesize

            • Speechnotes - from speaking to writing!

              Talk to Speechnotes and it writes down your words. It's like having a secretary. It's very easy to use, instructions below.

            • Quizlets - revise any subject

              Revise almost any subject on this interactive website. Just search for what you want to revise, and find quizzes, flashcards, matching games and other great ways to revise a topic. great for dyslexic learners as it can speak the quizzes.

              • Improving writing and proofreading

                The free version of Grammarly is a great way to correct mistakes and make your writing more professional. Download it for free.

                Grammarly icon

                This video shows you how to download it and add to Google and Word.

                https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PKkHRhACQRw  

              • Office lens

                Office Lens logo

                Use Office Lens to make neat, readable images from the whiteboard and notes. It turns your phone into a scanner.

              • Texthelp TEXT READER

                Texthelp Read and Write reads websites and documents out loud, and is useful for research, proof-reading and in exams. It is available on all PCs on the College network: Find it at All Apps - T - TextHelp

                For training on technology come to the Learning Centre or to a Dyslexia Drop-in 

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