Online Writing Tools for Students with Disabilities

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Many children with disabilities struggle with writing assignments in school. Whether the difficulty lies with the physical act of writing (holding a pencil, using a keyboard, forming letters), writing mechanics (grammar and spelling) or getting thoughts onto paper, the integration of web tools and instructional technology into the learning environment can be a great way of beginning to address some of these issues.

Read more about online tools that can be used to make writing activities more accessible for all students.

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