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Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 24, No. 1 (2009)
Mothers of children with learning disabilities (LD) and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) were notified of the possibility that their online community was going to be closed. They immediately responded with messages about the...
Effects of Speech Synthesis on the Proofreading Efficiency of Postsecondary Students with Learning Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 2 (1995) pp. 141–58
This study investigated effects of speech synthesis on proofreading efficiency among 33 postsecondary students with learning disabilities. Using a speech synthesis system enabled subjects to detect a significantly higher percentage of errors, though ...
The Compensatory Effectiveness of Optical Character Recognition/Speech Synthesis on Reading Comprehension of Postsecondary Students with Learning Disabilities
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 8, No. 2 (1997) pp. 75–87
Thirty-seven college students with learning disabilities were given a reading comprehension task under the following conditions: (1) using an optical character recognition/speech synthesis system; (2) having the text read aloud by a human reader; or ...
Speaking To Read: The Effects of Speech Recognition Technology on the Reading and Spelling Performance of Children with Learning Disabilities
Annals of Dyslexia Vol. 49 (1999) pp. 251–81
This study examined whether the use of speech recognition technology by elementary and secondary students with learning disabilities (N=20) would demonstrate improvements in reading and spelling. Comparison with a control group indicated that the...
The Compensatory Effectiveness of the Quicktionary Reading Pen II on the Reading Comprehension of Students with Learning Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 20, No. 1 (2005) pp. 31–40
The study investigated the compensatory effectiveness of the Quicktionary Reading Pen II (the Reading Pen), a portable device with miniaturized optical character recognition and speech synthesis capabilities. Thirty participants with reading...
Speech Recognition-based and Automaticity Programs to Help Students with Severe Reading and Spelling Problems
Annals of Dyslexia Vol. 54, No. 2 (December 2004) pp. 365–392
This study was conducted to assess the effectiveness of two programs developed by the Frostig Center Research Department to improve the reading and spelling of students with learning disabilities (LD): a computer Speech Recognition-based Program ...
Compensatory Effectiveness of Speech Recognition on the Written Composition Performance of Postsecondary Students with Learning Disabilities
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 18, No. 2 (1995) pp. 159–74
University students with learning disabilities (n=29) wrote essays either without assistance, using human transcribers, or using a speech recognition system. Students received significantly higher holistic scores using speech recognition than...
Speaking To Read: The Effects of Continuous vs. Discrete Speech Recognition Systems on the Reading and Spelling of Children with Learning Disabilities
Journal of Special Education Technology Vol. 15, No. 1 (2000) pp. 19–30
This article compared two speech recognition systems, discrete speech and continuous speech, for remedial reading and spelling with 52 students (ages 9-18) with learning disabilities. Both discrete and continuous speech groups showed significant...
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 29, No. 4 (2006) pp. 253–268
This study examined children's presentations of the "LD experience" as expressed in online messages on a public website designed for children with learning and attention problems. Earlier research has demonstrated that children view the Internet as...
Learning Disability Quarterly Vol. 27, No. 2 (Mar 22, 2004)
This article presents a synthesis of articles discussed as part of the research symposium at the 25th international conference on learning disabilities by the Council for Learning Disabilities, October 11, 2003. Educators attempting to keep up with...
Mothers' Voices on the Internet: Stress, Support and Perceptions of Mothers of Children with Learning Disabilities and Attention Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 16, No. 1 (2010) pp. 3–14
The goal of this study was to explore maternal stressors, needs, supports, perceptions, and self-identity as expressed by mothers of children with learning disabilities and/or attention deficit/ hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) in electronic messages...
Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal Vol. 9, No. 2 (1998) pp. 47–56
A study investigated the effects of integrating assistive technology into the homes of 13 children with learning disabilities (ages 9-16). All placements were judged to have had positive effects on children and/or their families. Eight placements...