How speech-feedback and word-prediction software can help students write

A case study is described that examines the experience of a seventh-grader with learning disabilities in written expression and his use of word prediction and speech feedback software during journal writing. Results indicate instruction and instructional feedback play a critical role in student success, regardless of the availability of technology.

Author: 
Williams, S. C.
Year: 
2002
Source: 
TEACHING Exceptional Children, Vol. 34, 72-78.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
writing
Grade Level: 
middle school
IDEA Disability Category: 
specific learning disability
Instructional Support: 
multiple formats of text and notation