First of all, it’s important to point out that there are a wide range of difficulties that people experience with literacy. Sometimes people get a diagnosis, often referred to as ‘dyslexia,’ but it can be useful for everyone to know how to access support if they’re struggling. what-is-dyslexia
It’s good to know what to look for:
If you’ve been told that you have a literacy difficulty then you may have lots of questions and worries.
Sometimes it’s good to know you’re not alone:
Text to speech reads back what you’ve written so you can hear any mistakes
Free text to speech plug-in if you have Word: http://www.wordtalk.org.uk/home/
And PowerTalk reads back powerPoint slides: http://fullmeasure.co.uk/powertalk/
My Study Bar gives you handy access to all the support you might need on your desktop: http://www.eduapps.org/?page_id=7
Useful apps to help with loads of stuff – planning, e-books, keyboards, readers – loads.
And if you use an i-pad, make sure it’s doing everything it can for you