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Introducing Monarch: A Revolution in Braille and tactile Learning

Introducing Monarch: A Revolution in Braille and tactile Learning 0

Coming fall 2024, the Monarch is a transformative learning and productivity tool for braille readers, from beginner to fluent.  A dynamic tactile display with multiple lines of braille cells in one user-friendly device puts thousands of pages of printed text and tactile graphics at your fingertips. 
Widgit Online: Quick and easy Visuals in a Classroom Setting

Widgit Online: Quick and easy Visuals in a Classroom Setting 0

Explore more about Widgit Communication tools and how symbols can be used in the class, at home, and in the community to give readers of all literacy levels greater access to information and increased communication.

Widgit symbols have been used in Canada for education and health to support communication in English and French for more than a decade.

ReaderPens' User Stories in Primary and High School

ReaderPens' User Stories in Primary and High School 0

Portable, discreet, reliable: C-Pen ReaderPens

In this post we share real world experiences of ReaderPens deployments in elementary school to grade 12. Often this is when reading challenges first become apparent or a dyslexia diagnosis is applied.  For young learners the timeliness and discretion of an intervention are critical factors to success.

Discreet, Reliable – ReaderPens' User Stories in Workplace, Post-secondary Transitions

Discreet, Reliable – ReaderPens' User Stories in Workplace, Post-secondary Transitions 0

Portable, discreet, simple: Reader Pens fulfill a need for reliable literacy support at key learning transition stages.  In this post we profile some real-life Canadian experiences:  high-school to post secondary, college and university to the workplace, and adult learners upgrading skills for new careers.