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YUSR: Speech Recognition Software for Dyslexics

  • Mounira Taileb
  • Reem Al-Saggaf
  • Amal Al-Ghamdi
  • Maha Al-Zebaidi
  • Sultana Al-Sahafi
Part of the Lecture Notes in Computer Science book series (LNCS, volume 8013)

Abstract

Learning disability is a classification including several disorders in which a person has difficulty learning in a typical manner. Reading disability or difficulties in reading is one of these disorders. Many researchers assert that there are different types of reading disabilities, of which dyslexia is one. Dyslexic children suffer from reading difficulties and face many challenges in their educational life. In this paper we propose an Arabic reading assistance solution for dyslexic children, it is an automatic speech recognition software based on analyzing phonetic isolated Arabic alphabet letters. The software application provides an environment for dyslexic children to develop and improve their skills of reading and spelling.

Keywords

Dyslexia Speech Recognition Usability 

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Authors and Affiliations

  • Mounira Taileb
    • 1
  • Reem Al-Saggaf
    • 1
  • Amal Al-Ghamdi
    • 1
  • Maha Al-Zebaidi
    • 1
  • Sultana Al-Sahafi
    • 1
  1. 1.Information Technology departmentKing Abdul Aziz UniversityJeddahSaudi Arabia

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