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Nessy for dyslexics?

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I just tried it on him.  It uses british pronunciation even though I selected USA when I entered the site.  The vowel sounds are off (/o/) and the way they pronounce the final consonants is different.  He liked it, but for someone with a speech issue and dyslexia it can't be appropriate.  :(  Their concept is great. They just should have redone the recordings with an american.

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My daughter used the Nessy typing program, and loved it. It was very calm and encouraging (and I think she finds the accent somewhat reassuring) and cute. Good for a kid with motor delays who needs a lot of practice to master skills. But I do think the pronunciation differences and the spelling differences probably would make it less than an ideal fit for a kid who already struggles with reading, especially if they also struggle with auditory processing.



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