By Kristin Stanberry , Marshall Raskind, Ph.D.
A portable word processor is lightweight device that is easy to transport (e.g., from classroom to home). It can be helpful to kids who may have trouble writing by hand and prefer to use a keyboard. Word processing allows the user to edit and correct his written work more efficiently than doing so by hand.
This type of tool benefits people who struggle with: writing.
Updated February 2010