The Use of Voice Recognition Software as a Compensatory Strategy for Postsecondary Education Students Receiving Services Under the Category of Learning DisabledBy Roberts, Kelly D.; Stodden, Robert A.; Journal of Vocational Rehabilitation, Vol. 22, No. 1, pp. 49-64
Publication Date: 2005
Research conducted to evaluate the uses and effects of voice recognition software on writing performance for students with learning disabilities. The authors found that Dragon NaturallySpeaking from ScanSoft, Incorporated was the most commonly used voice recognition engine. The use of voice recognition software is discussed in terms of a variety of factors, including: (1) need and personal issues, (2) written performance improvements, (3) time and ease of skill acquisition, (4) use of Standard English, (5) specific disability, and (6) the use of complementary strategies. The characteristics of students who could benefit from the use of voice recognition software are discussed, as are implications for further research.
Assistive Products Discussed: DRAGON NATURALLYSPEAKING
Published by: IOS Press (Website:http://www.iospress.nl)