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Read and Write Gold Linda Blickley,OT 10/14/2008
Text to Speech Software oHands on learning oWorks like a CD player or Tape Player oCan be used with: oWord Documents oScanned Documents oWeb Documents
Students that will benefit Auditory learners Dyslexia Spelling challenged Students below grade reading level ESL Students with a greater verbal than written expression ability.
Read and Write Gold Runs exactly like a CD player or Tape Player.
How to use it: Read and Write Gold Instructions Open the document. Minimize the document. Click to open the Read and Write Gold program Use the screen reader tool bar like a tape player, or CD Player. > Play < Rewind ll is pause >> Fast forward << Fast rewind
Additional Features: Spell Check Word Prediction Dictionary Word Wizard Speech output Calculator Screen Shot Reader* Translator *** Like having many programs on one tool bar***
Thesaurus Word Wizard - acts as a auditory thesaurus. It guides users from the known word a new or preferred word. Each of the descriptions and sample sentences can be read by Read&Write Gold to help find the word to use.
Spell Check Difference is Sound! Works like a Word Document Spell Check Listen to the word you typed Listen to the options to choose the correct word. Auditory Comprehension Kids.
Word Prediction Just like Write out Loud Word Prediction - The Read&Write GOLD Word Predictor learns the Users style of writing and predicts the word they want to use next Flexible spelling Customize lists…
Dictionary: 180,000 words are provided with alternative suggestions in the Read&Write Gold dictionary. Each word in the dictionary has a description and sample sentence, all of which can be spoken.
Calculator Simple and Scientific Calculator - The calculator provides the most common functions. Provides an audit trail so that each user can see their calculations as they progress. It is also capable of evaluating equations within a document and converting measures of time, distance etc. between to metric form.
Translator Spanish Translator Tool Provides easy access to one-click translation of English words that a student gets stuck on. Works with any digital content, on-screen selections, accessible applications, website content or digital textbooks.
Need Help? Got Kids? Get Help: Im available to help out in your classes. Lblickle@udsd.org http://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Read- Write-GOLDhttp://www.enablemart.com/Catalog/Read- Write-GOLD