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    The University Experiences of Students with Learning Disabilities - US

    To explore the university experiences of students with learning disabilities (LD), 63,802 responses to the 2014 Student Experience in the Research University Survey were analyzed. Compared to other students, those with self-reported LD (5.96 percent) had difficulty with assignments and had more obstacles caused by nonacademic responsibilities and imposed by their skill levels. Students with self-reported LD sensed more bias toward people with disabilities on campus, and they were less satisfied with their overall experience. Interactions between disability status and age suggested even more challenges for older students who self-reported LD. Approximately one-third of students who self-reported LD received accommodations. The rate of accommodations was higher among individuals who were wealthy, who lived alone, and who were out-of-state students. Compared to students who self-reported LD but reported no accommodations, those with accommodations had more contact with faculty and less difficulty with assignments.

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    Understood: Apps to Help Students With Dysgraphia and Writing Difficulties

    Technology can be a great tool for students (and adults!) who have learning disabilities like dysgraphia or dyslexia that affect their written expression. The apps have been personally reviewed and have been judged as LD-friendly. They can make the writing process a bit easier and even fun! Not every app will be a “perfect fit” for everyone who has LD, but with a little testing, you can figure out which one works best for your child or teen’s individual needs.

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    Using Read&Write at University

    A number of short videos showing how Read&Write can be used in the university setting.

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    Video: Technology for Reading & Writing

    If you are thinking of returning to study, Lyn says, "Don't hesitate. Do it."

    Lyn is studying Textiles and Fashion at RMIT  Using a C-Pen Reader, Seeing AI, speech recognition and text-to-speech has helped Lyn throughout her studies.

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    Webinar: Opening All Options - Learning Disability Resource. Update and relaunch

    This webinar was hosted by ADCET and the Australian Tertiary Education Network on Disability (ATEND)  in September, 2016. The presenters, Julie Fry and Jo Webber provide an overview of the updated Opening All Options (OAO) Learning Disability Resource

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    Wheel of Apps: Apps for Learners with Dyslexia/Reading and Writing Difficulties

    Staff at CALL Scotland have developed a helpful Wheel of Apps guide for iPad that may be useful for students with dyslexia or who just need some additional support with reading and/or writing.

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    Word for Word

    1999 Co-operative Project (NSW). "Word for Word" is a resource used to train personal readers in the skills required to be effective and reliable when reading for students with disabilities.

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