Great Websites for Special Needs

Here’s a great list of Special Needs websites. I’ll display it below but click the link for an updated library:

  1. Occupational Therapy–a long list of great apps including stress, social skills building, and more
  2. Read&Write–for students with dyslexia or English language learners who struggle with reading and writing.
  3. Signed Stories–beautiful stories in sign language
  4. Speech Therapy and Language Apps–apps like Conversation Builder, StoryBuilder, Tense Builder, Rainbow Sentences, designed for kids who need a different approach

So much available to differentiate for every student’s special need. Here are 50 of them:

  1. Disabilities—Microsoft

Autism

  1. Autism browser—Zac Browser

Blind

Dyslexia

Navigation

  1. Click-free Browsing – Chrome extension link
  2. CraftyCursor – Chrome extension link
  3. Caret Browsing – Chrome extension link
  4. CrxMouse – Chrome extension link\
  5. LipSurf – Chrome extension link
  6. Vimium – Chrome extension link

Speech-to-Text

Text-to-Speech

Miscellaneous

  1. IPad Apps for Special Needs
  2. Special needs lesson plans
  3. Special Needs websites—long list

My #1 Go-go site: Carol Leynse Harpold at OTs with Apps and Technology

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Jacqui Murray has been teaching K-18 technology for 30 years. She is the editor/author of over a hundred tech ed resources including a K-12 technology curriculum, K-8 keyboard curriculum, K-8 Digital Citizenship curriculum. She is an adjunct professor in tech ed, Master Teacher, webmaster for four blogs, an Amazon Vine Voice, CSTA presentation reviewer, freelance journalist on tech ed topics, contributor to NEA Today, and author of the tech thrillers, To Hunt a Sub and Twenty-four Days. You can find her resources at Structured Learning.

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