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Tracy Nicole Cornacchio
Re: Writing and Technology
Wed Jun 17, 2015 11:05

Pix Writer seems like a great program for teaching writing to individuals with ASD. This program sounds great for students who struggle with spelling but it seems like at some point in time they will need to actually spell the words.

  • Re: Writing and Technology - Molly Smith, Wed Jun 17 08:29
    I also noticed how technology seems to be used a lot in writing instruction for students with ASD. The Pennington (2009) article said that researchers often use computer technology to present... more
    • Re: Writing and Technology - Tracy Nicole Cornacchio, Wed Jun 17 11:05
      • Dislike of Pix Writer - Rachel Caldwell, Wed Jun 17 15:18
        I did not like Pix Writer, and found that it seemed to go against most of the things that were discussed in the lectures. This program gives the student no freedom in their writing, but instead... more
        • Re: Dislike of Pix Writer - Tracy Nicole Cornacchio, Wed Jun 17 18:42
          I can see what you are saying about Pix Writer. Spelling was my concern also with Pix Writer. I think it would be better if the students just wrote the words and created their own sentences.
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