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Published: 19/09/2016
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Using assistive technology to support dyslexic writers

This resource written by Malcolm Litten, expert in assistive technology and an experienced ex-English teacher, offers advice on how technology can help support writers with dyslexia and other literacy needs. The resource accompanies Malcolm's article, 'Using assistive technology to support dyslexic writers'. Malcolm includes advice on:

  • handwriting: including providing keyboards and relevant typing programmes
  • spelling: predictive typing tools and talking spell checkers
  • structure: mind-mapping tools
  • word selection: word banks
  • speech recognition software.
 

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Sue Tregenza
Sue Tregenza
Thank you, this was a very useful article.
Posted on 10th November 2016
Marcia Morland
Marcia Morland
Very informative thank you.
Posted on 19th October 2016
Marcia Morland
Marcia Morland
Very informative thank you.
Posted on 19th October 2016
Siobhan Merron
Siobhan Merron
Thank you - very informative
Posted on 10th October 2016
Janis Inwood
Janis Inwood
Very useful thank you, I have passed it on to the SEND department.
Posted on 4th October 2016
Josephine Kennedy
Josephine Kennedy
Informative and practical.
Posted on 3rd October 2016
adeyemimodupe adebayo
adeyemimodupe adebayo
Thank you very much. Right timing indeed.
Posted on 3rd October 2016
Millie Francis
Millie Francis
Very useful indeed. Thank you.
Posted on 3rd October 2016

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