special needs, such as dyslexia,
autism, brain damage etc.
such as tracking text while word-processing
needing help to follow the line.
- Narrow (app. 1 cm) strip for highlighting single
lines of text.
- Broad (app. 2.5 cms) strip for scanning ahead in a
paragraph, and for studying diagrams, tables, columns of figures etc.
- Text marker (a solid line on the edge of the broad
strip) for tracking down a paragraph.
- Colours can be combined to create up to 30 tints.
- Ideal for all ages - kindergarten to adult.
- School, college, home or office use.
- Easy to store; inexpensive to buy.
The EYE LEVEL READING RULER is a coloured
overlay filter and text highlighter about the size of a six-inch ruler...
...that will fit easily into a pocket of pencil case, or can be kept in the
pages of a book as a bookmark. Discreet and not childish-looking, the
reading ruler is made of a combination of opaque and transparent plastic
that both underlines the text and highlights it in a coloured tint.
Simply read the text through either of the tinted plastic strips of your
selected colour, and track down the page: broad strip for paragraphs; narrow
strip for single lines.
Our ten colours have been selected
to provide the optimum choice between tints while also recognising the
areas of the spectrum that are most frequently beneficial. Within that
selection, our "five most popular colour" packs reflect the commonest
choices from our own statistics. There is no complicated testing
procedure: your students (or you, if they are for yourself) will know
quickly which colour "works". When you do know what tint(s) you want, you
can buy single colour packs from this page, or you can use the order form
that comes with the reading rulers to specify the exact mix you require.
WHY TWO DIFFERENT PACKS OF TEN?
Mixed Set of ten
This is the best testing pack.
To make sure no-one who might benefit from a reading ruler does not miss
out, try them with all the colours available, and create extra colours by
using two reading rulers together. (If two are found to be necessary, stick
them together with glue on the opaque area)
Standard (5 colour) set of ten
Commonest choices tend to cluster in
certain hues, particularly blue and yellow. If you are teaching a group of
students on a limited budget, or with little available time for testing,
this is a popular option, although there is a chance that someone will miss
the "One Show" feature. (Scroll down for the film)
Mixed Colour Packs: