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Teaching Spelling to Children with Specific Learning Disabilities: The Mind's Ear and Eye Beat the Computer or Pencil
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 21, No. 2 (1998) pp. 106–22
Elementary children with only spelling (n=24) or handwriting and spelling disabilities (n=24) were randomly assigned to a pencil- or computer-response mode and taught 48 words of varying orders of sound-spelling predictabilities. The computer...
Comparison of Pen and Keyboard Transcription Modes in Children with and without Learning Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 32, No. 3 (2009) pp. 123–141
Fourth graders with learning disabilities in transcription (handwriting and spelling), LD-TD, and without LD-TD (non-LD), were compared on three writing tasks (letters, sentences, and essays), which differed by level of language, when writing by pen ...
Online Writing Processes in Translating Cognition into Language and Transcribing Written Language by Stylus and Keyboard in Upper Elementary and Middle School Students with Persisting Dysgraphia or Dyslexia
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 23, No. 2 (2018) pp. 70–86
Participants in this study completed an online experiment in which they wrote essays by stylus or keyboard. Three translation measures (length of language burst, length of pauses, and rate of pausing) and four transcription measures (total words,...