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A Review Of Assistive Technology And Writing Skills For Students With Physical And Educational Disabilities, Howard P. Parette, Jack J. Hourcade, George R. Peterson-Karlan Jan 2008

A Review Of Assistive Technology And Writing Skills For Students With Physical And Educational Disabilities, Howard P. Parette, Jack J. Hourcade, George R. Peterson-Karlan

Faculty Publications - College of Education

In recent years effective instruction in reading for learners with physical
and educational disabilities has received great attention in the schools.
However, instruction in the corollary skill of writing has received considerably less emphasis. This review paper notes that through the use of assistive technology, students with a variety of physical and educational
disabilities can learn to effectively (a) plan and organize their writing,
(b) draft and transcribe their work, and (c) edit and revise their narrative
and expository writing.
With teachers increasingly being held accountable for the development of
literacy skills in all students, including those students with physical ...