Students with disabilities who cannot read standard print effectively and are unable to meet grade level standards in reading fluency due to a disability require appropriate and accessible instructional materials to participate in and progress in the general curriculum. Below are some resources that can help:
StarFall – http://www.starfall.com – extensive interactive materials and resources for early literacy dev elopment
Tar Hill Reader – http://tarheelreader.org – collection of free, easy-to-read and accessible books
Storyline Online – http://www.storylineonline.net – celebrities reading stories aloud.
Bookshare.org – http://www.bookshare.org/web/Welcome.html – free digital library for all qualifying students in the US
Read.Write.Think – http://www.readwritethink.org – online resources of highly interactive lessons and engaging student materials from the International Reading Association
StoryPlace: Children’s Digital Library – http://www.storyplace.org – customizable digital stories available in English and Spanish versions
UDL Editions by CAST – http://udleditions.cast.org – online books with flexible supports for ages 10 and up.
Scholastic – www.scholastic.com — Storia offers many selections for interactive books, and they have interactive whiteboard activities as well. $$
Parkland Community Library: http://www.tumblebooks.com/library/asp/home_tumblebooks.asp shares Tumblebooks with us.
Reading A-Z-http://www.readinga-z.com/ — each reading specialist has an account for access to leveled readers and benchmark selections. Most titles have an interactive whiteboard version available.