Word prediction software can help a user during word processing by “predicting” a word the user intends to type. Predictions are based on spelling, syntax, and frequent/recent use. This prompts kids who struggle with writing to use proper spelling, grammar, and word choices, with fewer keystrokes.

What type(s) of learning difficulty do these tools address?

This type of tool benefits people who struggle with: writing.

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Updated February 2010