A Review of Study Skill Programs for Dyslexic StudentsBy James, Abi; Dyslexic.com,
Publication Date: July 2006
Article discusses software programs designed to teach study skills to students with dyslexia: (1) Nessy BrainBooster from the Bristol Dyslexia Center, which covers memory, reading, and exam techniques; (2) Wordswork from Alphabetics Ltd, which uses examples of real students to illustrate study strategies, grammar, handwriting, and common spelling errors; (3) Mastering Memory from CALSC Ltd, a computer program with graded memory exercises; (4) SCANiT Plus from Maia Learning Systems, a program for developing reading speed and accuracy; (5) Scally's World of Problems from Topologika Ltd, a program for developing logic and planning skills; (6) the Thinkin' Things collections, which exercise children’s logical, auditory and visual processing skills; and two cognitive mapping programs, (7) Inspiration from Inspiration Software Inc, and (8) MindGenius from Gael Ltd. An earlier (November 2003) version of this article also discussed Clifton Press Study Skills Materials. which covered concentration, essay writing, and punctuation skills, but they are no longer available.
Assistive Products Discussed: INSPIRATION
THINKIN' THINGS FRIPPLETOWN
Published by: Iansyst Technology Services, Ltd. (Website:http://www.iansyst.co.uk)
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