Assistive Technology: Grammarly

People with learning challenges, such as dyslexic students and adults that have trouble reading, writing and spelling can benefit from an assistive tool, such as Grammarly. There are a lot of productivity tools that have spell-checked and grammar checks built-in and others that can be installed, but Grammarly takes it one step further. The digital writing tool helps students and writers expand their vocabulary and assists in spelling and proper use of grammar, improving their writing skills. 

Usability and Satisfaction
Grammarly can improve people’s grammar as if they were an English teacher. With this tool not only students with learning challenges can proofread their writing before submitting their assignments, but also students of all abilities even adults that struggle with writing skills. The solution that this technology offers to its users focuses on the functional solution model, where Grammarly can be used by a broad audience from children to adults, students with different levels of learning challenges or just people that struggle with their writing skills.

Utility and Accessibility
Grammarly helps people communicate more effectively by correcting spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors in their emails, messages, documents, and social media posts, so they are clear and mistake-free. This tool embraces the social model where Grammarly as an assistive technology enables students with learning disabilities to promote the desire to learn and socialize, improving their quality of life.

The benefits of using Grammarly are countless. The free version checks for more than 250 types of spelling, grammar, and punctuation errors, enhances vocabulary usage and suggests citations. The Premium version offers more enhanced features. 

There two options on how Grammarly can be used, but any of these options are easy to use. Users can opt for copying and pasting any text into Grammarly’s online text editor or install Grammarly’s free browser extension for Chrome, Safari, and Firefox.


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