Accessibility Tools for Students with Dyslexia

Grades 3-12

Assistive technology can be instrumental in helping students with Dyslexia or any learning difference to be more successful.

Join Mike Tholfsen, Product Manager for Microsoft Education, who will take you through a tour and demonstration of the Learning Tools that are already embedded within free Microsoft products such as Word, OneNote, Teams and Edge.


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What You Will Learn

  • Learning tools available in Microsoft's Word, OneNote, Teams and Edge

  • Dictation and Read Aloud tools for reading, writing and math

  • Picture dictionaries for multi-sensory processing to aid with reading and comprehension

  • Focus mode which helps sustain attention and improve reading speed

About Varsity Tutors

  • At Varsity Tutors, we help you connect with the right tutor or class for your needs, right when you need them most. And our innovative Live Learning Platform, personalized approach, and highly credentialed instructors make it easier for you or your student to learn with confidence.

How to Participate


Download the Zoom app for free on your laptop or mobile device.


Before each session you’ll receive an email with a link to join.


Gather any necessary supplies for class and come ready to learn!

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Get a more personalized experience in a small group setting


6 weeks, 2 sessions/week, 1hr each

About Small Group Classes

  • Typically 6-9 students per class.
  • Students get personalized help and attention.
  • Opportunies to collaborate and engage in discussion.
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About Small Group Classes

Personalized Instruction
Small classes allow the instructor to give individualized attention to each student.

Customized Curriculum and Learning
Class content and pacing is tailored to the interests and needs of the students.

Collaborative Experiences
Student-to-student collaboration foster deeper learning and engagement.