Resources

JM-ABC-Biology_Cover The authors were kind enough to send me a few of these. I gave them to my kid on Christmas and he loved them. Sorry, loves. Ever since he got these, things are reframed around these books. He'll play weatherman using maps in the house, and refer to the books. He also has read them to the 3 month old. ^_^ You can see below that it's a picture book, that gives you some interesting information about a related topic that starts with each letter.
20160331221401 Dynalist is a outlining and organizing web app. It can be used for notes, Todo lists/GTD, brainstorming, etc. It has a good looking (seriously so), easy to use interface, and includes OpenDyslexic as an option. Get it at https://dynalist.io/
I haven't read it, but I like the idea behind this book a lot.
This book is an introduction into how some people with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) might experience the world around them. If we view things from someone else's point of view, we often understand them better, and that can go a long way to reduce stress and frustration on both sides.
12919178_10153853218705100_1257092951_n.png Message from the author below. It's a book about making friends with new arrivals. Something that even adults could use. ;)
"International writer and author with an elegance" Tharini Pande (www.tharinipande.com) publishes her first children's book, Scurry's New Neighbor, featuring the OpenDyslexic font: today.
1-typeface all character set Riona Moore is building a dyslexia-accommodating typeface for a Final Project at the University of the Arts in London. She requested feedback on her work, and I thought it was fantastic. It is another choice in typefaces that emphasize readability and unique character shapes.
0-Image-1 This is a change to what you are used to in a keyboard: a keyboard layout that's entirely alphabetical. From the App Store listing:
The ABC Keyboard can help increase computer accessibility and productivity for children, individuals with special needs, and even the average two fingered typist.
screen696x696 Where the previous iOS keyboard app was iPad-only, DyslexiaKey works on the iPhone. From the store listing:
DyslexiaKey increases readability for those with reading disabilities.
screen480x480-2 Apple Distinguished Educator, Matt Thomas, has made a custom keyboard for iOS8, using OpenDyslexic. Below is the description:
Lowercase Keyboard is a custom keyboard that uses both lowercase and uppercase letters, as well as a simplified set of numbers and special characters. The keyboard has been designed with elementary students in mind.
creator-corp Storyboard That is a great web app that lets you make storyboards for your workplace, in schools, or just to make a comic. From the developer: Storyboard That is the world’s best online storyboard creator.