Online Tools & Activities for Helping Kids with Dyslexia


Free for current students, Bookshare is the world’s largest online library for people with over 518,000 titles. The KidsRead2Kids collection is now available so you can read along with our readers.


Kid Zone! | Kid Zone! National Center on Improving Literacy

The Kid Zone! is a place where you can participate as your child builds literacy skills in a fun and interactive way. You can: Listen
Note which sounds, letters, and words seem hard for your child and what he or she sounds like when reading aloud. Welcome NEW Ambassadors: Alana, Jacob, and Reuben from KidsRead2Kids introduce the Kid Zone!



Speechify is a free text-to-speech app with natural voices that will you speed-read your favorite books, PDFs, and articles.

Learning Ally

Learning Ally offers over 75,000 digitally recorded books and text books in audio format for a yearly fee. Audiobooks can help reading comprehension in children with dyslexia and other learning challenges.

Project Gutenberg

Project Gutenberg offers over 53,000 free ebooks: choose among free epub books, free kindle books, download them or read them online. We carry high quality ebooks: Most Project Gutenberg ebooks were previously published by bona fide publishers. We digitized and diligently proofread them with the help of thousands of volunteers.

Reading Rockets

Reading rockets provides “information and resources on how kids learn to read and why so many struggle, and how caring adults can help.” Their FAQ on Dyslexia offers easy to understand guidance on helping young readers overcome learning challenges.  Their website offers a wide variety of recommended books for all reading levels.


Borrow eBooks, audiobooks and more from your public library with your library card.

DyslexiaHelp at the University of Michigan

Michigan DyslexiaHelp

Housed in the Services for Students with Disabilities office at the University of Michigan, the development and continued support of DyslexiaHelp is made possible by a very generous donation to the University of Michigan.


Neuro-development of Words - NOW!®

Neuro-development of Words - NOW!® offers online eTutoring in language development programs that can improve reading & spelling, comprehension & memory, writing, and math skills.  Live, one-on-one eTutoring using multi-sensory, neurodevelopmental methods that are effective, efficient, and convenient.