What Is It?
Microsoft Windows offers a version of speech recognition software. Users have the option to control the computer and dictate and edit text all through dictation. This program is built into different Windows operating systems and is free to use.
Uses Inside a Classroom
Possible Reasons for Implication
Physical Disability – Student is unable to use a mouse or keyboard
Learning Disability – Students who’s disability does not allow them to spell or write legibly
The form of assistive technology would allow a student to have their ideas written down regardless of their disability. This tool can be implemented inside a classroom simply by making it available to students who would benefit from it. Allowing students to use it for things such as brainstorming, drafting, or reflecting would be beneficial. Students should have access to this tool both inside and outside of the classroom. By using this tool, accommodations would be made in regards to a students writing.