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Contents Tool Factory Workshop Special Education Features
Grade: K-12
Required products: Tool Factory Word Processor V2
Instructions
Tool Factory Word Processor has a myriad of features which are designed for inclusion and special education.

Speech Integration Click the SAY icon to hear your project read aloud by a computer voice.
Speech by Letter Every letter speaks as you type.
Speech by Word The computer reads each word as you type.
Speech by Sentence The computer reads the sentence when the student punctuates.
Talking Tutor Right mouse click to hear what each icon does, or read a word from the bank.
Talking Spell Checker The computer can speak potential word selections so that the student can listen in addition to reading .
Customizable Interface Add/remove any icon, make icons larger, increase your default font size, remove the clip art bank.
Video Support Great for visual learners.
Sound Effects and Narration Features This helps to reach the auditory learners.
Unlimited Undos Encourage risk-free experimentation in writing.

Here are some links which explain each of these features in more detail.
Weblinks
  • Configuring the Interface for Ability
  • Making Large Icons
  • Adding and Removing the Bank
  • Customizing for Automatic Letter Reading
  • Customizing for Automatic Word Reading
  • Click images to enlarge