Children with learning disabilities stand to gain a lot if they use an assistive technology (AT for short). AT is any software, device, or piece of equipment that helps work around, compensate, or bypass a child’s specific learning disability. When used for enhancing learning in children struggling with reading, audio books have proved to be a potent assistive technology. It not only aids learning, but also improves the reading skills of these children.
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There are novelists, and then there are the novelists who write one bestseller after another. Dean Koontz belongs to the second category.
More and more people are becoming hungry for change and conscious of the food they eat and the way it affects their overall health. Books about new diet programs, healthy recipes and food preparation regularly reach the top of the bestseller lists. If you don’t have time to sit down and read such publications, however, [...]
Step-by-Step Instructions Many libraries around the globe use OverDrive digital media services to loan out digital content in the form of both eBooks and audiobooks. Here is a step-by-step guide to obtaining, downloading, and managing content from OverDrive. Library Check your local library web site to see if they offer OverDrive digital media. You will [...]
Finding and Listening to Your Audiobooks. The iTunes store can be intimidating if you don’t know how to find what you want. There are a few tricks to making this a bit easier… If you have a favorite author, you can use “Alert Me”. On one of their book pages in iTunes, click on the [...]
The other night I was reminiscing with a friend of mine while we were out for dinner. We were talking about the ‘Good Old Days’. You know that thing you swear you would never do when you are young. Let us be honest everyone has the good old day’s stories to tell. Especially if you [...]