Last year I wrote an article for Special World about apps for dyslexia. From some of the feedback I received it seems that some readers thought the apps I recommended were more suited to school-age children than students or those at work. It therefore seems timely to follow-up with an article looking at what’s available to support older users’ ‘recording’ needs. I use the term ‘recording’ as opposed to ‘handwriting’ as it better reflects the choice of tools now available to help those with dyslexia in college, university or their place of work.

Recording now reaches way beyond simple note-taking to encompass line drawings, lists, calendars, clippings, audio, photographs, video and more. So here are my top ten recommendations to get you started. They are a mixed bag in terms of the devices they will work on and pricing structure so be sure to follow the links to learn more.

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