Speech to Text Technology to Improve Writing in LD Students (PO033)

  • PMD: 3
  • Skill Level: Intermediate
  • Session 5: Promoting Academic Success
  • Live Chat:
    Wednesday, February 24, 2021
    12:45 PM–1:30 PM
    (Posters available on demand at any time during the convention week and for sixty days thereafter.)

Learner Objectives

This session will help participants…

  1. understand how to evaluate the effectiveness of an intervention using speech to text technology to improve children's writing skills.
  2. become familiar with past research on intervention using speech to text technology to improve writing skills.
  3. gain knowledge of an intervention to help children with dyslexia and ADHD improve their writing skills using speech to text technology.


This study evaluated the effectiveness of teaching children aged 8 to 11 with learning difficulties to use speech to text (STT) software to improve their written language skills. Results indicated improvement in children's writing as a result of the intervention. Participants will increase their understanding of the profiles of children who may benefit from utilizing STT technology as well as future directions for research in this area.



Caleb Knight, Child and Family Centre


Jhalak R. Sheth, Hiu Ying Nicole Chan, Jacqueline Steward

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