Jeff With Expression: Writing with Word Prediction Software

14:00 minutes

black and white photo of Jeff with specialistMeet Jeff, a bright high school student with severe speech and motor impairments, who successfully uses a laptop computer with word prediction software to work toward independence in writing. Observe how Jeff's tutor uses word prediction software as a tool for developing Jeff's reading and writing skills. Watch Jeff as he uses his laptop computer with speech output to engage in discussion over homework questions in his mainstream science class. The mechanics of word prediction are clearly explained and the advantages of this approach are discussed.

 

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This material was developed by the National Center to Improve Practice (NCIP), located at Education Development Center, Inc. in Newton, Massachusetts.  NCIP was funded by the U.S. Department of Education, Office of Special Education Programs from October 1, 1992 - September 30, 1998, Grant #H180N20013.  Permission is granted to copy and disseminate this information.  If you do so, please cite NCIP.   Contents do not necessarily reflect the views or policies of the Department of Education, nor does mention of trade names, commercial products, or organizations imply endorsement by NCIP, EDC, or the U.S. Government.  This site was last updated in September 1998. 

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