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Monday, September 9, 2013

News-2-You iPad App

Great news for News-2-You subscribers. Together with AssistiveWare, News-2-You is now available in an interactive format on the iPad. The classic, picture-supported weekly newspaper is now a talking periodical! Install the app and try the free edition on for size. 

CLICK HERE for more (plus a video tour) from AssistiveWare.

Play button at the bottom to have the entire page read to you while highlighting each word, or touch lines one-by-one and the app will read just that sentence. 

"Review" and answer review questions by choosing a picture icon from a field of three. 

Or play a "game" after you've read the main story and Check your work (right).

Complete a crossword puzzle using an on-screen keyboard or sudoku game using key symbols from the story using on-screen picture choices.

Or type a response to question prompts and touch the arrow to hear your answer read back to you! (below)

Currently there are 28 issues available for download to your tablet with your N2Y subscription include titles from January 2013 to the present like: 
  • Cool for School
  • Summer Adventure
  • Turbo Movie
  • Monsters University
Editions are $1.99 each. An annual subscription is available as an in-app purchase for $49.99.

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