Tactus Therapy Solutions has developed some wonderful language based apps, including Visual Attention TherAppy. The full version costs $9.99, but now there is a lite version so you can try it before you buy it. The app helps students to focus, with skills such as scanning, and provides reports of progress. Tactus has also now added a feature of enlarged script for vision impaired students.
In-app purchase for full version
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Visual Attention TherAppy Lite (Free, iPad Only) Visual Attention TherAppy ($9.99, iPad Only)
"Get your hands on this professional therapy app designed to improve reading, scanning, concentration, memory, attention to detail, neglect, and speed of processing! Race against time to find letters and symbols in a field of adjustable size - perfect for rehab therapists, brain injury survivors, and special needs classrooms!
**TRY FOR FREE by downloading Visual Attention TherAppy Lite**
Scanning from left to right all the way across the page is an essential skill for reading, both for children learning to read and for those with brain injury causing visual or attention deficits.
This app provides systematic and customizable practice to train the eyes and brain to move correctly. It is also a great trainer for attention/concentration skills. Developed for stroke survivors and people with dyslexia by a Speech-Language Pathologist, Visual Attention TherAppy offers 2 modes: http://tactustherapy.com/apps/vat/
Cas thinks she could do with a little more focus, so she didn't get so distracted while writing these posts!