Accommodations for Writing

  •  Let students write directly in the workbook or on a copy of the workbook page.

  • Let students use a word processor or IPAD.

  • Let students dictate their work to a teaching assistant or classmate who will write it down.

  • Let students use adaptive devices: pencil grips or special pens or pencil holders, erasable pens, or special paper with raised or color-coded lines.

  • Let students use a thesaurus to find words to write or say.

  • Let students use special word processing software that anticipates what students are trying to write.

  • Let students use a spelling dictionary or electronic spelling aid.

  • Grade content and mechanics separately in written assignments.  Give students a chance to correct spelling and grammar errors.