Using Speech Recognition Software to Increase Writing Fluency for Individuals with Physical Disabilities

  title={Using Speech Recognition Software to Increase Writing Fluency for Individuals with Physical Disabilities},
  author={Jennifer Tumlin Garrett and Kathryn Wolff Heller and Linda P. Fowler and Paul A. Alberto and Laura D. Fredrick and Colleen O'Rourke},
  journal={Journal of Special Education Technology},
  pages={25 - 41}
Students with physical disabilities often have difficulty with writing fluency, despite the use of various strategies, adaptations, and assistive technology (AT). One possible intervention is the use of speech recognition software, although there is little research on its impact on students with physical disabilities. This study used an alternating treatments design to compare the use of speech recognition software to word processing on first draft writing with students with physical… 

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