Best writing apps for dyslexia

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AlphaWriter

AlphaWriter – $2.99

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

AlphaWriter helps you learn to read, write, and spell phonetically. Learn language basics, build skills to help you write your own story, and share your story via email when you’re done.

AppWriter

AppWriter – $19.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 5.0 or later.

AppWriter is comprised of text-to-speech software, context based word suggestions, and Optical Character Recognition (OCR) technology to help with reading and writing.

Dictionary

Dictionary.com – Free

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, iPad, and Android. Requires iOS 3.0 or later and Android devices 2.1 and later.

This app includes nearly 2 million easily accessible words. You can view definitions and synonyms with dictionary.com and thesaurus.com, with no internet connection required.

Dragon Dictation

Dragon Dictation – Free

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Dragon Dictation is a voice recognition app that allows the user to see the text generated through speaking instead of typing. It can be used with popular social networking applications.

iCardSort

iCardSort – $5.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

This app is a great brainstorming tool. It helps you visually organize ideas quickly and easily and allows you to share them with others.

Idea Sketch

Idea Sketch – Free

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Idea Sketch lets you easily draw a diagram (mind map, concept map, or flow chart), convert it to a text outline, and vice versa. It can be used to brainstorm new ideas, illustrate concepts, make lists and outlines, plan presentations, create organizational charts, and more.

iWordQ

iWordQ – $24.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.

iWordQ helps struggling readers and writers through text-to-speech capabilities, text highlighting, and much more.

Montessori Crosswords

Montessori Crosswords – $2.99

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

Montessori Crosswords can help you develop reading, writing, and spelling skills. Build words from a set of 320 word-image-audio-phonics combinations using a phonics-enabled movable alphabet.

Note Taker HD

Note Taker HD – $4.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Notetaker HD handles all of your handwritten notes, diagrams, and drawings in one place. You can annotate PDF files, shrink text to fit on the screen, and customize how your notes are organized.

Pages

Pages – $9.99

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.2.8 or later.

This app allows you to create, edit, and view documents. It automatically zooms in on text while you type and zooms back out when you’re done, so it makes writing and editing easy.

PaperPort Notes

PaperPort Notes – Free

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.

PaperPort Notes uses Dragon Dictate power to act as a digital note-taking tool. You can use it to combine documents, web content, audio, and typed text as well as handwritten notes into a single document.

Read&Write

Read&Write – $1.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.2 or later.

Through lessons and easy tracing games, Read&Write helps you learn phonics, read, write, and pronounce different letters and letter combinations.

Sentence Builder

Sentence Builder – $5.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.1 or later.

Sentence Builder can help you learn how to build grammatically correct sentences. It includes 100 distinct pictures to build sentences around.

Speak It!

Speak It! – $1.99

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

Hear your emails, articles, and other online texts read aloud to you by simply copying and pasting the text into this app. Then, create audio files from the spoken text that you can save or email.

Story Builder

Story Builder – $7.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 4.3 or later.

Story Builder is designed to help you improve paragraph formation, integration of ideas, and higher level language such as inferences. The app aims to improve auditory processing by using audio clips.

StoryKit

StoryKit – Free

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.0 or later.

Create your very own electronic storybook with this fun app. Simply write some text, illustrate by drawing on the screen or upload photographs from existing albums, record sounds into your story, and lay out all the elements.

Typ-O HD

Typ-O HD – $14.99

Compatible with iPad. Requires iOS 3.2 or later.

This app uses word prediction and has a sophisticated spelling error model to help you focus on the content of your writing. Typ-O is able to identify the most common spelling mistakes and will often suggest words.

WordSort

WordSort – $1.99

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 4.0 or later.

WordSort is a fun game for learning and understanding the parts of speech. There are three levels of the game as well as different difficulty settings for every learner.

Writing Prompts

Writing Prompts – $1.99

Compatible with iPhone, iPod touch, and iPad. Requires iOS 3.1 or later.

Writing Prompts helps make writing more fun. It provides a variety of scene elements, words, sketches, colors, genres, and writing types, allowing you to make your writing more imaginative.

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