LDTech Intro

An episode of LeapIntoLD

By Sharon LePage Plante
I will be sharing EdTech tools and strategies with the focus on differentiation and accommodation, as well as Assistive technology, to support the LD learner and the educators who teach them.
More places to listen

More places to listen

Scanner app via Voice Dream Reader
Really excited to share out a new tool from developer Winston Chen creator of the Voice Dream Reader app. He has added a robust scanner to make paper accessible.
May 13, 2019
Hear some of the reasons I love this blank whiteboard style educational technology tool to provide for supports for all learners.
February 3, 2019
It’s not about art, but about visually representing information in a way that makes sense the the learner. Check out sylviaduckworth.com for some great resources.
January 6, 2019
Siri, what a student taught me
In this episode, hear what a student showed me as a way to support spelling and writing skills, along with working memory, all through speaking to Siri.
December 18, 2018
Grammar Checking app that works everywhere including Google Docs and on an iOS device
December 4, 2018
Pages Recording feature
This summer the productivity apps from Apple all gained the ability to add audio recording. In this episode I will share how it will support a student with dyslexia and visual processing challenges prepare for an upcoming test.
October 31, 2018
Multi sensory overlay for tablets to enhance students interactions.
October 26, 2018
PAR/uPAR: Protocol for Accommodations in Reading
How to determine if audible content impacts comprehension. Based on the work by Dr. Denise DeCoste and Linda Bastiani Wilson, The part is a systematic assessment process to determine if audible text impacts comprehension and factoring in is there a difference between human voices and digitized voices. See DonJohntson.com uPar for more information.
October 8, 2018
A more cost effective way to access texts read with a human voice for those with learning differences.
September 30, 2018
Learn about the free service of Bookshare.org to provide accessible text to those with learning disabilities in visual and auditory format for free.
September 22, 2018
LDTech Intro
Just saying hello
September 22, 2018
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