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WRITING RESOURCES


Please note: These resources are provided as a service to the community. Their
inclusion does not constitute an endorsement by George Mason University or
the Assistive Technology Initiative. The degree of accessibility of these resource
websites may vary.

Grammar,
Spelling, Punctuation, S
tyle,
T
hesaurus,
etc.


2020Spelling


Remedial spelling program

http://sourceforge.net/projects/spelling/


Cost: Free



AutoTyping Pro


suggests
words and phrases

http://download.cnet.com/AutoTyping
-
Pro/3000
-
2079_4
-
10288349.html

Cost: $30


Don Johnston


Co:Writer

http://www.donjohnston.com/products/cowriter/index.html


Cost: $325


SOLO Literacy Suite


includes text reader (4 products bundled
together)

http://www.donjohnston.com/products/sol
o/

Cost: $785


EduApps


My Study Bar


http://www.eduapps.org/


Free download


Freedom Scientific


OpenBook


includes text reader and scanning software

http://www.freedomscientific.com/products/fs/openbook
-
product
-
page.asp

Cost: $995

Marketed to individuals who are blind or visually impaired


WYNN Wizard



includes text reader and scanning software

http://www.freedomscientific.com/LSG/products/wynn.asp

Cost: $995

WYNN Reader


scaled down version without scanning software

Cost: $375


Ginger

http://www.gingersoftwar
e.com/

Cost: $120


Kurzweil 3000


includes text reader and scanning software

http://www.kurzweiledu.com/kurz3000.aspx



Kurzweil 1000


marketed to individuals who are blind or visually
impaired

http://www.kurzweiledu.com/kurz1000.aspx



Inspiration


mind mapping

http://www.inspiration.com/




Livescribe



note taking and recording

http://www.livescribe.com/


Pulse
and Echo
Smartpen
s

Cost: $13
0
-

$200 (dot paper and other accessories sold separately)


Nuance


Speak and See


http://www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/products/bundles/speak
-
and
-
see.asp

Powered by Dragon NaturallySpeaking, the Nuance Speak & See suite
includes speech recognition, a screen reader and magnifier, a reading and
writing toolbar, and a language le
arning assistant.

Cost: $250


OpenOffice


Writer

http://download.openoffice.org/index.html


Writer


has word prediction


Cost: Free


Premier Assistive Technology

Literacy Productivity Pack


incl
udes text reader (10 products bundled
together)

http://www.readingmadeez.com/products/lpp.html


Quill Soft

WordQ (SpeechQ


speech recognition plug
-
in available)

http://www.wordq.com/

Cost: $199, Free 30 download available


Spell Catcher Plus

http://www.rainmakerinc.com/products/spellcatcherplus/

Cost: $40


A “lite” version is available f
or $30

Free downloadable trial version available



Additional languages available


Talking Dictionary


talking dictionary

http://download.cnet.com/Talking
-
Dictionary/3000
-
2279_4
-
10076070.html


Cost: $20, free demo


TextHelp
-

Read & Write Gold


includes text reader and scanning
software

http://www.texthelp.com/page.asp?pg_id=10059


TextPredictive


helps type i
n different languages, with word prediction

http://download.cnet.com/TextPredictive/3000
-
2079_4
-
10710552.html


Free download



Visual Thesaurus

http://www.visualthesaurus.com/



Webspiration


mind mapping

http://www.mywebspiration.com/


Free web version of Inspiration


WhiteSmoke


http://ww
w.whitesmoke.com/


Word Web

http://wordweb.info/


Free version available





Note Taking




Livescribe


note taking and recording

http://www.livescribe.com/

Pulse
and Echo
Sm
artpen
s

Cost: $1
3
0
-

$200 (dot paper and other accessories sold separately)


MyScript: $30


software to convert handwritten notes to digital


Digital Voice Recorder
s



Available
from various manufacturers


Voice Recognition


Microsoft


Vista

and 7

(built

in)

Windows Speech Recognition

http://www.microsoft.com/enable/products/windowsvista/speech.aspx


eMicrophones

http://www.emicrop
hones.com/




Nuance


http://www.nuance.com/



Dragon Naturally Speaking

Home (Cost: $100
)

http://www.nuance.com/fo
r
-
individuals/by
-
product/dragon
-
for
-
pc/home
-
version/index.htm


Premium (Cost: $200
)

http://www.nuance.com/for
-
individuals/by
-
product/dragon
-
for
-
pc/prem
ium
-
version/index.htm



Professional

(Cost: $
900
)


http://www.nuance.com/for
-
business/by
-
product/dragon/dragon
-
for
-
the
-
pc/dragon
-
profession
al/index.htm


Legal

(Cost: $
800
)

http://www.nuance.com/for
-
business/by
-
product/dragon/dragon
-
for
-
the
-
pc/legal
-
edition/index.htm




Medical

http://www.nuance.com/naturallyspeaking/products/medical.
asp

MacSpeech Dictate


voice recognition software

http://www.macspeech.com/


Markete
d to individuals with various disabilities

Cost: $199
-

$349

Dragon Dictation
Mobile
App
s

for
iPhone, iPod Touch and
iPad:

http://www.dragonmobileapps.com/



TextHelp
-

Read & Write Gold


includes
voice rec
ognition

http://www.texthelp.com/page.asp?pg_id=10059