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    **SPOTLIGHT SPECIAL:

    • If any link is "retired" - it may be at: Internet Archive - (Right click to copy & paste original link)

  1. Links with TTS (Text-To-Speech) which will help regular & special students:
  2. Bob Bowman's Study Skills Section - Offers tremendous advantages when used first of all
  3. See Online Talking Calculator and a wide variety of free calculators on Math Page
  4. Starfall - Learn to Read with Phonics
  5. Free & Inexpensive Adaptive Technology Database - Find Adaptech at Internet Archive
  6. 100 Web Tools For Learning With Disability - Courtesy of CollegeDegree.com
  7. 100 Resources for Gifted Kids (from the Arts to the Sciences and Everything in Between) - Via Not So Formulaic
  8. Student Guide - Extensive Resources to Help Students
  9. Bob Bowman's Assistive Technology Page - See important related links
  10. Download Outstanding Free Software below - Many address special needs
  11. GIFTED EDUCATION:

    MINIMIZE TIME ONLINE - USE SEARCHABLE SITES FIRST:
  1. 5 Definitions of Giftedness - Also see related articles at IEA
  2. Characteristics Checklist for Gifted Children - Austega House Pages via Internet Archive
  3. How to identify, understand and teach gifted children - More topics at The Conversation
  4. Free Gifted Resources - Exquisite Minds
  5. A response to the ‘All children are gifted’ comment - MCT-gifted-children-98.pdf
  6. Intellectual giftedness - See comprehensive discussion at Wikipedia
  7. Gifted Education - More concepts under this heading
  8. [Recognizing] Gifted Preschool Children - FamilyEducation article
  9. Twice-exceptional Students: Who Are They and What Do They Need? - See outstanding Links under 2eResources | Note: Blogrunner retired
  10. Free Parenting Resources - Web Links - Courtesy of The Learning Community
  11. I Think in Pictures, You Teach in Words: The Gifted Visual Spatial Learner
  12. 6 Expert Insights About Teaching Exceptional Children - Rasmussen College | Replaces Kidsource page
  13. Gifted Children Have Special Needs Too
  14. Amby's Education Site: Gifted Resources - including:
  15. Council for Exceptional Children
  16. Just what is a gifted child - David Farmer
  17. Gifted Canada Index
  18. Comparing High Achievers, Gifted Learners, and Creative Thinkers – Ramblings of a Gifted Teacher
  19. Gifted Children with Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder - By LD Online
  20. The Gifted Development Center
  21. GT World
  22. Hoagie's Gifted Education Page - See Gifted 101 and Gifted 102 for starters
  23. Hollingworth Center for Highly Gifted Children
  24. Prufrock's Gifted Education Blog - Prufrock Press Inc
  25. Internet Resources for Homeschooling Gifted Students - Kathi Kearney
  26. Jon's Home-School Resource List
  27. KidSource - Helping Your Highly Gifted Child - Stephanie S. Tolan
  28. Instant Access Treasure Chest - Learning Disabilities Guide
  29. What is Mensa? - Mensa International
  30. Technology and Multiple Intelligences
  31. Websites for Talent Development - Renzulli Center for Creativity, Gifted Education, and Talent Development | Replaces NFGCC
  32. State Associations and State Departments for the Gifted and Talented
  33. Browse by Topic: Resources - GT Research - Davidson Institute
  34. Gifted Education - School Psychology and Special Education Resource Library
  35. GT101 An Overview of Gifted Education - The Michigan Association for Gifted Children - Also see extensive Resource List
  36. The Self-Education of Gifted Adults - Also see SENG Articles Library - Supporting Emotional Needs of Gifted
  37. Glossary of Terms - Courtesy of the National Association for Gifted Children
  38. Glossary of terms used in Gifted Education - Via migiftedchild.org
  39. Glossary of education-related terms - Courtesy of Wikipedia
  40. Gifted and Talented Students Directory - K-12 Education via Galaxy/eiNet.net
  41. (Free) Online High School Courses & Curriculum Materials - Hoagies' Gifted

SPECIAL EDUCATION:

  • MINIMIZE TIME ONLINE - USE SEARCHABLE SITES FIRST:

    1. Intervention Central - Provides many free tools and useful links
    2. HandSpeak: A Sign Language Dictionary Online
    3. American Sign Language Dictionary via video
    4. Sign Language - charts of ASL - Listen-Up Site now on Internet Archive
    5. American Sign Language Links - PDF - Via MTSAC | Replaces UEN Link
    6. American Sign Language - Free ASL Dictionary and much more
    7. myASL Tech is a unique suite of assistive technology tools - Via IDRT
    8. Mrs. Berg's Class (ASL)
    9. WhizKidGames - Educational Websites for Students with Disabilities
    10. Gifted Education - Wikipedia | Replaces About© Educational Technology Page
    11. Special Ed. Needs - Links via SEN
    12. Audio Books - Human Read - Children's Titles - Courtesy of Project Gutenberg
    13. The 22 Best Free Audio Book Websites - Lifewire
    14. LD Resources
    15. Bipolar Kids Homepage - Not updated
    16. Marc's Special Education Page
    17. Glossary of Special Education Terms - Council of Disability
    18. Key Terms to Know in Special Education - Nichcy.org
    19. Top Special Needs Resources on the Web - PhDinSpecialEducation.com
    20. Internet resources for educators teaching students with special needs - Emerging Education Technologies
    21. Disaster Tips for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing
    22. Technology for Students Who are Visually Impaired Collection - Table of Contents
    23. The Center for Accessible Technology in Sign (CATS) - See excellent resources like:
    24. Signing Math & Science - Via individual TERC videos
    25. Sign Language Dictionaries - By Deaf Websites
    26. The Deaf Resource Library - Has captioned resources (e.g.- brainpop.com)
    27. Communicating with the Deaf and Hard-of-Hearing
    28. Specific Special Needs - Links by Uniquely Gifted
    29. Special Education Teacher Resource List - Student Guide | Replaces Lesley Univ Page
    30. Teaching Your ADHD Teen Appropriate Computer Behavior - TeenLife
    31. Free Sign Language for Kids - Videos & Handouts - Via kidCourses.com | Replaces Le Tutor Language School
    32. DEAF STEM Technical Terms Website
    33. Free Interactivate Lessons: See what's new - Shodor.org
    34. 100 Useful Tools for Special Needs Students & Educators - TeachingTips
    35. Disabilities and Special Education - Edmund Sass, Ed.D.
    36. Special Needs - Teacher Resources (Grades K-12) - TeacherVision.com
    37. A Resource for Parents of Kids with ASD, CFS, or Fibromyalgia - Via Caring 4 Our Kids
    38. Hands & Voices provides support to children who are deaf or hard of hearing
    39. Visual Dictionary Online by Merriam-Webster
    40. The Internet Picture Dictionary
    41. Visual Dictionary - Via infovisual.info
    42. Tip of My Tongue - Chirag Mehta at chir.ag
    43. The Wonder Moms Blog - Helpful advice & info for parents of kids with disabilities
    44. Special Education Strategies And More... - Also see list of games at Michelle Sped
    45. List Of Free iPad Apps For Children With Special Needs: Part 1 - eLearning Industry
    46. 20 Tech Tools and Resources for Special Education - Also see list of related apps | - Via Teaching All Students
    47. Traditional Childrens Songs - Free - Click on Menu Symbol for more songs at Freekidsmusic

    RELATED FREE SOFTWARE - (SOME MIXED WITH COMMERCIAL VERSIONS)

    *Back To Top*

    1. 10 Helpful Text-to-Speech Readers for Back to School - Dyslexia Help at Michigan Univ.
    2. 5 Best Free Text to Speech Software - Via ilovefreesoftware
    3. The Best Text to Speech (TTS) Software Programs and Online Tools - Via How-To Geek
    4. Free braille editor and fonts (Duxbury)
    5. Downloading and installing Edgar - Braille system
    6. Wordtalk - A free text-to-speech plugin for Microsoft Word (can save audio files)
    7. Fire Vox - is an open source,talking browser extension for Firefox (read re:visual aid)
    8. Power Talk - Add automatic speech to Powerpoint presentations - (impairment aids)
    9. udltechtoolkit - from Archive.org - Compensation tools for writing, limited math skills, etc.
    10. 100 Helpful Web Tools for Every Kind of Learner - CollegeatHome
    11. CAST: Free Learning Tools
    12. JILetters: OSS phonics & picture tool to help children learn English alphabets
    13. Free Downloads: Text-to-Speech Programs - Dyslexia.com Home Page
    14. DSpeech is a TTS program with ASR - See info at Dimio's Tools
    15. Read Aloud - A free Text-to-Speech software that reads aloud text from various sources
    16. SayPad - A freeware talking text editor that can read you a good book - 8.2MB
    17. 38 Best Open Source Text To Speech Projects
    18. Free Software & Resources at Special Education Needs Teacher - Plus Virtual Keyboard
    19. Special Education Needs Software - for Children and Adults - See ISER links
    20. Activities - Open Autism Software
    21. Hiyah.net - Free Educational Software for Children with special needs - With online games
    22. PDFCreator - Create PDF files from any Windows program - Free software
    23. 14 Free & Open Source Alternatives For Paid Software - Courtesy of makeuseof
    24. Find open source software alternatives to well-known commercial software - Osalt.com
    25. AlternativeTo - Social Software Recommendations - Find substitutes easily
    26. The Free Software Directory - See categories useful for student and professional endeavors
    27. FreewareTop Reviewed Free Software
    28. heart/diskBob Bowman's FREEWARE & OPEN SOURCE SOFTWARE
      - See really outstanding selections here!
      - For home, office, and school

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  • LibGuides Community Site - Use Menu Symbol to find subjects at over 4700 libraries worldwide!
  • See BOB BOWMAN'S INDEX TO ALL PAGES LIKE READING, SCIENCE, TECHTOOLS, etc.
  • Search the Internet using various engines and strategies listed in INDEX
    under HOW-TO GUIDES, and WEBTOOLS (for SAFE SEARCHING), etc.
  • Note to educators:   Most "kidsafe" search engines can still access other search engines which are unfiltered and that restrict users under 18 - unless they are disabled in advance - See details on Webtools Page
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