Voice (or speech) recognition software (VRS) has been described by some as a panacea for many of the difficulties experienced by dyslexics studying in reading and writing in higher education. Such software allows the user to input data by merely speaking into a microphone, dispensing with the need for the keyboard almost altogether. Nonetheless, the actual viability of VRS as an enabling tool which benefits the dyslexic learner has yet to be established.
Voice recognition software: A panacea for dyslexic learners or a frustrating hindrance
Dyslexia, Vo.. 5, 114-118.
IDEA Disability Category:
specific learning disability
multiple formats of text and notation