Word Q + Speak Q

Use this product with many word processing programs to support writing skills such as transcription legibility, spelling accuracy and word fluency through word prediction with an expandable vocabulary and through voice recognition. Voice recognition permits students to dictate verbally to the computer and have their dictation translated into digital text. Voice recognition can be used with the word prediction tool as an option. Text-to-speech review of predicted words and text being transcribed is provided.

Type: 
Product
Content Area: 
writing
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
alternate access devices and systems
multiple formats of text and notation
practice and reinforcement activities
Customizable Interface: 
font size and/or color
multilingual
Differentiation: 
adjustable skill levels
multiple activities and level
multiple user profiles
Input Options: 
voice recognition
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reads menus and toolbars
recorded human narration
synthesized
Word Prediction: 
customizable word list(s)
reads suggested/selected words
word cueing
National Writing Next Standards: 
transcribing
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Writing