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  1. Hey Scotty, I find the PDF of the pamphlet that we need on a troop website. I just google. "camping merit badge pamphlet PDF". then there is a bunch of options from troops, pro tip make sure its a current pamphlet...LOL We download and save it. Then when we open it we just hit the icon to read it. I am not the techie, my husband is so I can ask him to respond to the particulars. Obviously its not as nice as Learning Ally since its a computer generated voice, instead of a human, but it works. Another option is if you or your scout has an I phone, under settings then under general the
  2. Hey Scotty actually there is a solution. Many troops scan their pamphlets and keep them on line in PDF format. All you have to do is open them click play and they are read to you. Learning Ally can do the pamphlets they just choose not to. I have spoken to them several times. My oldest a life scout wanted his eagle project to be get all the eagles read and posted but we received a resounding NO! My youngest is profoundly dyslexic so this would have helped him as well as countless other scouts. Our hope was to continue this project with all 3 of our sons. So much for BSA he
  3. Yes it is true they have the pamphlet but they only have a few, they have multiple of each, don’t have all the eagles and the important component is they are all outdated. So unfortunately it doesn’t do a scout any good. We have learning ally and it’s a bit more complicated than a recommendation from a teacher.
  4. I am so glad I found this thread! I have 3 son's in Boy Scouts. My youngest just crossed over and is profoundly dyslexic and has Dysgraphia. My other 2 have very mild dyslexia and dysgraphia. In fact the other 2 were not diagnosed until my youngest was diagnosed. We already are members of Learning Ally and its a great program however its advertised that they have about 70 merit badge books available, problem is there are about 20 duplicates which means there are only about 30 individual books available and they are missing like three eagle required. In addition they have the scout handboo
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