Speech Recognition Software Programs
Learn about assistive technology tools called speech recognition programs.
By Kristin Stanberry , Marshall Raskind, Ph.D.
A speech recognition program works in conjunction with a word processor. The user "dictates" into a microphone, and his spoken words appear on the computer screen as text. This can help a student whose oral language ability is better than his writing skills.
What type(s) of learning difficulty do these tools address?
This type of tool benefits people who struggle with: writing.
Products to Consider:
Resources to help you evaluate assistive technology for your child:
Update February 2010