Helping Struggling Readers - Technology and Other Resources

Reading Rockets, a multimedia resource for educators, parents and other professionals, features Q&A with experts on various issues.  Dr. Tracy Gray gives her perspective and recommendations in response to a set of questions around the ways that technology tools can support struggling readers and students with learning disabilities.  Now with the American Institutes for Research, Tracy Gray led the original team at the Morino Institute which created the YouthLearn Initiative.

Among the questions she addresses: How can I find information about creating readings for blind or dyslexic students? What technology is available to help a nine-year old read?  Where can I find software that can read websites aloud to me?  How can public libraries better support people with learning disabilities?