Students with ADHD are struggling with many academic related tasks mostly the chore of reading. This can be a frustrating experience that can lead to poor results and a decrease in self esteem. HybRead is a unique reader which encourages focus and eases the visual and cognitive process of reading by offering a selection of unique tools.
How does it work? HybRead is a web based application (HTML5, CSS3, JS). Once the user uploads an article, the system analyzes and separates the text to a set of a defined paragraphs. The reader is then encouraged to focus on one paragraph at a time by having only one paragraph clear while others are visually reduced. During the reading, HybRead gives constant indication for progress and location. In addition, the user can select text strings and add them to the summary database which he can access in all times.