A study examined the effects of several text-entry methods, including handwriting and five computer-based approaches, in enhancing the speed of text entry for 108 students with a learning disability. Handwriting was found to be the fastest mode of text entry, followed by word prediction. All methods improved writing accuracy.
Word processing tools for students with learning disabilities: A comparison of strategies to increase text entry speed
Learning Disabilities Research and Practice, Vol. 13, 95-108.
IDEA Disability Category:
major-other health impairment
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
multiple formats of text and notation