Support for Learning – Digital Technology

There are a variety of supports provided using Digital Technology. Use the links below to help support home learning

Supporting home learning

Claro software – text to speech software for MAC, Windows and Chromebook

Supporting dyslexia – Check out Dyslexia Scotland for practical advise

Supporting reading at home

Call Scotland website: Text to speech support

Call Scotland website: Coloured overlay support while home learning

Ipad


Reading support: digital and audio books

Edinburgh Libraries – All pupils can sign up for free

RNIB bookshare provide accessible textbooks and resources for learners with sight loss, dyslexia, dyspraxia, autism and qualifying physical disabilities

National accessible library: Our library is for people who are unable to enjoy reading a printed book because they are blind, visually impaired, have print blindness due to dyslexia or are physically impaired.

Commercial digital books:

Amazon Kindle – read Kindle books on Kindle, Windows, MacOS, iPads and Android.

Apple Books – for MacOS and iOS.

Google Play Store – for Android, web, iOS or Ebook Reader. See How to use Google Play Books.

Kobo – for Android, MacOS, Windows, iOS or Kobo Reader.

Audio books:

Calibre and Young Calibre Audio Libraries

ListeningBooks.com

RNIB OverdriveAudible – audio books on almost any device.

Apple Books – audio books for MacOS and iOS.

Google Play Store – audio books for Android, web, iOS or Ebook Reader.

Kobo – audio books for Android, MacOS, Windows, iOS or Kobo Reader.