WYNN (What You Need Now)

In addition to providing a number of reading comprehension, study tools, and text-to-digital conversion tools, this program supports writing through tools for transcription, editing and revising. Transcription is supported with a word prediction tool. Editing and revising are supported with a spell check tool and text-to-speech review of drafts. Word fluency is supported with an e-dictionary and thesaurus.

Type: 
Product
Cost Range: 
$100-499
Content Area: 
reading
writing
Grade Level: 
early elementary
intermediate elementary
middle school
secondary
transition
IDEA Disability Category: 
autism
emotional disturbance
major-other health impairment
speech or language impairment
visual impairment
Instructional Support: 
electronic references and resources
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation
organize and plan
Customizable Interface: 
adjustable rate
adjustable response time
font size and/or color
multilingual
Differentiation: 
adjustable skill levels
multiple user profiles
student control
teacher control
Drafting: 
draft can be created from note, web, or outline
outlining tool
Embedded Resources: 
audio notes
bookmarks
e-dictionary
e-thesaurus
highlighting
outline template
text notes or tags
Input Options: 
voice recognition
Output Options: 
sound output for visual tasks
Text-Embedded Prompts: 
audio recorded prompts
spell check
spelling auto-correction
Text to Speech: 
dynamic highlighting
multiple voices
reading rate control
reads graphics descriptions
reads instruction
reads menus and toolbars
recorded human narration
synthesized
Word Prediction: 
customizable word list(s)
reads suggested/selected words
word cueing
National Writing Next Standards: 
editing and revising
planning and organizing
transcribing
Operating Systems: 
Windows (MS 98 and newer)
English Language Arts: 
Writing