Microsoft Accessibility Tools for Students with Dyslexia
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.
1 time per week
1 hour each
typical class size
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 be prepared to learn!
2 Class Offerings Available
Large Group Class
- Typically 250 students or more.
- Students can ask the instructor questions via chat.
- Students cannot see or chat with other students.
Get a more personalized experience in a small group setting
8 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.
About Large Group Classes
Learn from a subject-matter expert alongside 250 or more students.
Live Online Learning
Follow along with instructor-led lessons and activities, right from home.
Privacy & Safety
Students cannot see or chat with other students.
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