Using Technology to Enhance the Writing Processes of Students with Learning Disabilities

  title={Using Technology to Enhance the Writing Processes of Students with Learning Disabilities},
  author={Charles MacArthur},
  journal={Journal of Learning Disabilities},
  pages={344 - 354}
  • C. MacArthur
  • Published 1 July 1996
  • Psychology, Medicine
  • Journal of Learning Disabilities
This article reviews the ways that computers can support writing by students with learning disabilities, with an emphasis on applications that go beyond word processing. Following an overview of research on word processing is a discussion of software that assists with the basic processes of transcription and sentence generation, including spelling checkers, speech synthesis, word prediction, and grammar and style checkers. Next, applications that support the cognitive processes of planning are… Expand
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