About us

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About us

Who are we? We are a UK based company located in Leigh-on-Sea, Essex. Our apps are built to assist those with Autism, Dyslexia or those with learning difficulties to read and create stories in a fun way. Young Readers can take advantage of the features too. The application was designed by Ian Jones, the father of Nieve. A little girl who loves books, but due to her autism struggles with words. The app gives parents or teachers the ability to create their own storyboards. Familiar pictures or videos can then be assigned to each word. The child is then able to follow a story by either reading the words, or by seeing the image assigned to each word. The image acts as a visual clue to each word. What is it? Visual Reading is an iPAD application to help people learn to read using words and images. Who is it for? The app was built to assist people with Autism, Dyslexia, or individuals who have difficulty reading with just words. Why did we build it? The app was created by a parent with an autistic child, the idea of associating images to words was inspired by a bedtime reading session. The child was able to read and understand the story when the parent pointed to various images on the book page. The application works on this idea by allowing the user to place images or videos above each...

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Visual Reading Tutorials

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Visual Reading Tutorials

Visual Reading – What is it? https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=AhFxhu0IhOM Visual Reading – How the application works https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=gfGWaJQuZ3E Visual Reading – How to Assign Images to Words https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=aaiduQlTLzo Visual Reading – Bring a Paper Book to Life Bring a Paper Book to Life Use the iPAD Camera to bring in content from paper or a book. 1. Using the iPAD photograph the artwork for each page. 2. Create your book in Visual Reader 3. Assign the page artwork from the iPAD photo library as your page cover 4. Type the page words. 5. Assign any related images afterwards from the page artwork. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=qbQVHmKMGaQ Visual Reading – Add People & Commonly Used Words to Library 1. Select [Word to Image Library…] from home screen. 2. Add Word 3. Assign Image of Video to word from Camera or iPAD photo Library 4. Your word images will now be displayed as you type this words. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VQQaoE6pZq8 Visual Reading – Moods / Emotion – Express how you feel Let the child express how they feel whilst using the application. 1. Select the smiley face on the top right of the screen. 2. Choose an emotion that reflects how you feel. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=-QnJYaVASsc Visual Reading – Activities / Events from the Child’s Environment Use videos from your iPAD device to create books based on activities. Assign these videos to words such as, walking, running, singing, playing etc. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=6KHpgLFFeto Visual Reading – The Magical Pet Shop – Built-in Book 1 of 7 built-in books. The Magical Pet Shop – Introduction The Magical Pet Shop – Alex’s Birthday The Magical Pet Shop – The Flying Fish The Magical Pet Shop – The Great Milk Race Shapes Days of the Week Numbers...

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