[Athen] Dragon NaturallySpeaking and literacy learning?
wink.harner at mcmail.maricopa.edu
Thu Sep 14 16:38:35 PDT 2006
You have to be able to speak written English in order for the DNS to work
It might work in combo with Kurzweil/Read-Write/Wynn but as a stand alone,
it is not designed to "teach" literacy or fluency.
Hope this info is helpful and not too harsh.
>-- Original Message --
>Date: Thu, 14 Sep 2006 15:35:09 -0700
>To: athen at athenpro.org
>From: Dawn Hunziker <hunziker at email.arizona.edu>
>Cc: Anne Gilmore <gila at ljbc.wa.edu.au>
>Subject: [Athen] Dragon NaturallySpeaking and literacy learning?
>Reply-To: Access Technologists in Higher Education Network <athen at athenpro.org>
>Anyone have any information for this request?
>>Begin forwarded message:
>>>From: Anne Gilmore <<mailto:gila at ljbc.wa.edu.au>gila at ljbc.wa.edu.au>
>>>Date: September 13, 2006 11:28:52 PM MST
>>>To: <mailto:oscr at email.arizona.edu>oscr at email.arizona.edu
>>>Subject: Dragon Naturally Speaking from Anne Gilmore
>>>I am interested in knowing if you guys know of any research that
>>>suggests that the above software (Dragon NaturallySpeaking) is
>>>beneficial for children who are experiencing learning difficulties
>>>in literacy. If you do, could you let me know. Thanks, Anne Gilmore
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