The following research has been done or is being done in the areas of language, communication, writing and learning differences.

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Engaging Students for Success (PDF)

by Jenna Gorecki and Sandi Carron
This goQ white paper discusses the benefits of wordQ+speakQ and how it improves literacy, fuels communication, and promotes student achievement (PDF).

Word Prediction and Speech Feedback

by Dr Colin J. Laine, Professor Emeritus
The University of Western Ontario
Specialist in Education of children and adults with communicative and cognitive disabilities; and their use of Assistive Technology

National Center for Technology Innovation

As detailed on their website, the National Centre for Technology Innovation (NCTI) advances learning opportunities for individuals with disabilities by fostering technology innovation.

Reading Rockets

This article from National Center for Technology Innovation and Center for Implementing Technology in Education provides brief research summaries on the benefits of providing students access to optional features in consumer electronics followed by practical suggestions on how to integrate these features into instruction and studying.

Measuring the Outcomes of Word Cueing Technology

The following is an excerpt from an article by Cynthia Tam, Janice Archer, Jennifer Mays, Gretchen Skidmore the full article can be found here.

"Writing is an important occupation for children. Not being able to transfer thoughts to paper and produce legible handwriting at a speed fast enough to meet the writing demands at school may hinder academic progress and success (Briggs, 1980; Sweedler-Brown, 1992). Over time, children who encounter these challenges may avoid writing, which in turn compromises their development of written language skills (MacArthur & Graham, 1987).

Word Prediction Software for Students with Writing Difficulties

The attached pdf is a dissertation done by Anna Evmenova of George Mason University on the benefits students with writing difficulties can reap with the use of word prediction software. The pdf can be found here.