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Author Carpenter, Laura B. ♦ Simmons, Kate D.
Source CiteSeerX
Content type Text
File Format PDF
Subject Domain (in DDC) Computer science, information & general works ♦ Data processing & computer science
Abstract Successful writers have proficient skills in three areas: handwriting, spelling and compo-sition. Many students with disabilities experience difficulties in the area of spelling, which in turn may lead to difficulty in composing written work. Spelling deficits should be addressed by the student’s Individualized Education Program (IEP) team to deter-mine whether the student needs intervention, assistive technology (AT), or a combina-tion of both to become a successful speller. This article describes evidence-based spelling supplements and assistive technology devices to help all students overcome spelling dif-ficulties. Three examples of students who have composition problems exacerbated by poor spelling ability are described to illustrate the possibilities for spelling improvement. SPELLING AND ASSISTIVE TECHNOLOGY: HELPING STUDENTS WITH DISABILITIES BECOME
Educational Role Student ♦ Teacher
Age Range above 22 year
Educational Use Research
Education Level UG and PG ♦ Career/Technical Study
Learning Resource Type Article