Title

Using Technology to Build Independence in Writing for Students With Disabilities

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

4-1-2006

Description

Organization and word processing software programs empower students with disabilities to become more independent in their writing. In this article, the authors describe techniques for incorporating organizational programs and word processing features into the writing process. Beneficial features include word prediction, voice output, spell checker, thesaurus, and grammar checker. The authors provide classroom activities designed to increase the students' use of organizational and word processing software programs to enhance writing.

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