A senior at Brown University and Google Student ambassador, Weitzman has come up with a solution to reading disorders and difficulties. His software program transfers text to speech, making reading more accessible for users who are dyslexic (like him) and hard of sight, or English as a second language readers. This TEDx speaker's resume also includes placing first at Stanford's ASES Summit competition.Read Full Story
This Immigrant Founder Taught Himself English--Then Made an App That Helps Others With His Disability (and Speed Readers)
Cliff Weitzman of Speechify overcame dyslexia and language barriers to create an app for kids with similar challenges. Now, he gobbles up books at a frightening pace, and says anyone else can do it too.
Speechify Text To Speech is a mobile and desktop app that allows people with dyslexia, ADHD, low vision, concussions, and other reading difficulties to have any text read out to them using a computer generated text to speech voice.Read Full Story
Liz Covey explains how Speechify helped her to convert all her written text to an audio.Read Full Story
As a preschooler, Cliff Weitzman wanted to be a billionaire, the prime minister of Israel, and a pop star. Though his career path changed slightly over the years, his ambition never waned. The recent college graduate is the founder of Speechify, a text-to-speech app used by people who run the gamut of learning abilities, ages and professions — and he created the technology for it after teaching himself English and overcoming dyslexia.Read Full Story
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Cliff Weitzman is an American entrepreneur. He is the founder of Speechify Text To Speech software. In 2017, Weitzman was named to Forbes magazine's 30 Under 30 list. Weitzman is an advocate for people with dyslexia. He is one of the CEOs discussed in the book, written by his friend, The Great CEO Within.Read Full Story
“This sucks – how can I fix it?” Brown University alumnus and Visiting Scholar Cliff Weitzman asks himself this question all the time, according to his 2014 TEDx talk. His answers have included inventions like BoardBrake (a braking device for longboards) and mobile apps like WeMap (a discovery engine that helps users find fun local activities).Read Full Story
Brown's Weitzman makes Forbes' 2017 30 under 30 list of top change-makers, thanks to software app that is close to his own heart.
After creating, then earning, his Renewable Energy Innovation degree last spring, Cliff Weitzman '16 still had more to accomplish on College Hill. He describes his independent concentration as a mix of physics, computer science and engineering, creating his own major and course of study under the guidance of faculty advisor and engineering Associate Professor Domenico Pacifici.
Dyslexia Book, Day 1 of 30. Introduction:
I am dyslexic.
Reading a sentence takes me the same amount of energy and brainpower as most people take when solving a four digit long division math equation in their head. 462/7=…
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Do you find that you're finishing more books lately—without turning a single page? You're not alone. A number of factors have contributed to a golden age for audiobooks and podcasts, including flexible schedules and the usefulness of discreet earbuds on long commutes.Read Full Story
Book by CEO coach Matt Mochary talking about Speechify and it's CEORead Full Story