• Accessible Books for Students with Dyslexia

     

    All students with qualifying print disabilities have the availability of three excellent resources for Audio Books for their entire educational career. 

    Wylie ISD enrolls all students identified with Dyslexia in Learning Ally and provides instruction for use of this learning tool within the Dyslexia program.

    • Learning Ally  - Learning Ally has 80,000 + human-narrated audio books available to individuals with print disabilities. The materials can be delivered through internet downloads and accessed using various mainstream and assistive technology devices. Through a contract with TEA, Learning Ally offers free memberships to Texas K-12 public and charter schools with qualifying students.

    • Bookshare  is an accessible online library which has over 500,000 titles available to individuals with print disabilities. Through an award from the U.S. Department of Education Office of Special Education Programs (OSEP), Bookshare offers free memberships to U.S. schools and qualifying U.S. students.

    • The Talking Book Program (TBP) provides free library services to qualifying Texans with visual, physical, or reading disabilities. TBP is part of the National Library Service to the Blind and Print Disabled, a program administered by the Library of Congress. The TBP collection consists of more than 100,000 titles, including hundreds of titles in Spanish, and some in French, German, Russian, and other languages. 

     

    If any student or parent is interested in applying for a membership to Bookshare or the Talking Book Program, the campus Dyslexia therapist or counselor can provide the certification for your individual membership.

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