Dyslexics may have trouble learning a foreign language, which is challenging when foreign language is often a required component of school curricula.

DyslexiaHelp has received a number of inquiries from concerned parents regarding foreign language requirements for dyslexic children. For those students who are studying a foreign language, we’d like to bring attention to Ivy Guide, a new pen translator in the concept stage that may help make learning a foreign language easier.

Ivy Guide Pen Translator Makes Learning a Foreign Language Easier

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The Ivy Guide is easy to use and comes in two pieces. The first piece fits directly over a pen or pencil. When the user is reading and comes across an unknown word, he/she can underline it with the pen and Ivy Guide will instantly project a translation right onto the page.

The second piece is a USB dongle. The part that goes over the pen fits neatly into the USB piece for data transfer to and from a computer. This way, users can download new words or languages to the Ivy Guide. You can learn more about Ivy Guide over at Gajitz.

For more strategies for helping your child learn a foreign language, visit our Foreign Language page.