A study involving 106 elementary and secondary students with learning disabilities and 97 typical peers found that students who used spelling and grammar checkers were more successful than transition group students in reducing mechanical errors, particularly non-real-word spelling errors, and in making positive changes from first to final drafts.
Improving the writing skills of students with learning disabilities: Are word processors with spelling and grammar checkers useful?
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, Vol. 9, 87-98.
IDEA Disability Category:
specific learning disability
practice and reinforcement activities