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.

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Update February 2010