Dyslexia and technology instructions for useby Mariangela D'Ambrosio - 2013.09.22
Technology tools, such as computers and Ipads boost the learning ability of dyslexic children. The study, published in PLOS One, was led by the Science Education Center in a school exclusively for students with language-based disabilities. In particular, the research focused on 103 (64 males and 39 females) high school students with lifelong histories of reading problem. The use of computer-based technologies like iPod, compared to the simple paper, proves that children with dyslexia disorders are more able in reading comprehension and reading speed by using short lines displayed via small handheld e-readers. This is a good example of useful application of technology to improve difficulties of people with some disabilities.
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