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Life Skills Readers on CD with eReader software

Illustrated basal readers & life skill exploration program for student with cognitive disabilities

Life Skills Readers on CD with eReader software
Item # AC-LSR07

Life Skill Readers is an illustrated basic reader and life skill exploration program with engaging photographs and simple text. Ideal for high school aged students with developmental disabilities who are reading at a second grade level or below, it helps low level readers increase their reading comprehension while informing them on a wide variety of functional life skill topics.

Presents 40 stories in 6 content areas:

  • Community
  • Personal
  • School
  • Signs
  • Transportation
  • Work

Stories describe places (grocery stores, restaurants), things (community signs) and activities (going on a date). Each story has 3, 5, or 7 pages with study questions. Easy-to-read text is brought to life with engaging, colorful photos. By Craig Booth and Judi Kinney with photos by Beverly Potts.

Covered spiral bound book, 290 pp, with a Win/Mac CD with printable PDF, 2005

ISBN: 1-57861-549-6

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eReader Software Features:

  • Reads the storiesaloud to students with professional narration.
  • Text is highlighted word by word, line by line, or by complete sentence.
  • Graphics are plentiful, contemporary and age-appropriate.
  • A test at the end of each story provides speech support and an optional hint feature that directs students to the page that addresses each question.
  • Students can access the software by mouse, touch screen, IntelliKeys or single switch.
  • A unified management system helps the teacher quickly review or print out student performance data.
  • Teachers can determine reading lists and set options that best suit each student’s learning style.
  • Choose word-by-word or natural speech narration, select the text highlighting approach and assign tests.

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