AT Writing Tools

Writing is a complex process.  Generating ideas, organizing those ideas into coherent structure, spelling, conventions, word choice, and fine motor skills are just some of the components involved in writing.  Identifying what parts of the process are difficult will guide assistive technology decisions and provide for greater student success.

Conventions: Punctuation, Spelling, and Grammar

Handheld Spell Checkers

Talking Word Processors

Word Prediction

Spelling & Grammar Checkers

Typing Programs

We are always on the lookout for good typing programs.  Here are a few to try out:

Free On-Line Typing Tutors

Motor Aspects of Writing

How does one get content down on paper if handwriting or keyboarding is difficult?

Word Prediction

Portable Word Processors

  • Alphasmart
  • Neo
  • Forte
  • Fusion

Generating & Organizing Ideas

Graphic Organizer Tools

T Writing Tools Training Resources