AcceleRead AcceleWrite by Vivienne Clifford and Martin Miles provides full instructions on how to use a computer with text to speech software, to improve reading, writing, spelling and listening skills of pupils who are experiencing literacy difficulties. This is achieved through structured phonics exercises over a recommended period of time. The detailed electronic manual explains the theory behind the approach.
The comprehensive package includes perforated, colour-coded flash cards, photocopiable record sheets, along with blank flash cards for you to print off with your own sentences.
Please note: AcceleRead AcceleWrite requires a text-to-speech engine to be installed on your computer.
Includes CD-Rom and cards.
You can find out more about the AcceleRead AcceleWrite program by following this link to view the ‘What works for children and young people with literacy difficulties’ By Greg Brooks. This book takes a look at the results from schools who piloted the program with their pupils.
SprintPlus helps children, young pupils and adults with reading, writing, spelling and learning difficulties. Thanks to the speech and language technology you can listen to any available text on your computer. SprintPlus can read text out loud as it is being entered. It helps in developing the user’s reading and writing skills.
SprintPlus evolves with the user’s needs. It is a very helpful tool for young as well as adult readers. It has proven its efficiency in the field of education, from primary and secondary right through higher education.
You can use SprintPlus on your Windows PC to read any selectable text in any programme, on websites, in emails and on social networks.
- Ideal for proofreading. All selected written text is read aloud using a natural voice.
- The homophone checker makes sure you use the correct one.
- Reading comprehension can be improved by highlighting the text with different coloured markers and using the summarising tool.
- The word prediction provides phonetic support as words such as ‘Fotograph’ will predict ‘Photograph’.
The SprintPlus comes on a USB drive.