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iPad Apps for Learners with Dyslexia

Published: 2016

Revision: 1.5

Format: A3

File type: pdf

File size: 1.9Mb



Many iPad apps are available to support learners with reading and writing difficulties. This 'Wheel of Apps' is not comprehensive, but attempts to identify relevant apps and to categorise them according to some of the difficulties faced by people with dyslexia. It was originally published as an A3 poster, but works equally well as an A4 leaflet. Links on the electronic version are 'clickable, taking you to information about the individual app on the iTunes site for the UK.

iPad Apps for Learners with Dyslexia / Reading and Writing Difficulties was last updated in February 2016. The latest version sees the addition of Creative Book Builder to the section on Creating Stories; knfbReader and Office Lens have been added to Scanning. We have expanded the Writing Support section to include Inku, Easy Spelling and Voice Dream Writer, while GoodNotes 4 has been added to Note Taking and Pear Note to Audio Notes. Finally, we have added Mindscope to the section on Mind Mapping.

This is one of a number of 'wheels' and other visual representations of apps that have been produced in recent years. Others include: