When determining writing needs, you want to figure out where and how a student is struggling. Is from the fine motor issues of writing? Is it word retrieval issues so a student can't think of words to put to paper? Is it from print issues so are the issues related to spelling or trying to express oneself through print? Is it organizational issues?
Completing a writing profile will help determine where the need is and help you make decisions regarding what are the appropriate AT tools.
Written Productivity Profile A Written Productivity Profile (WPP) helps you define student needs in the area of writing. It consists of three parts:
Handwriting / Keyboarding Comparison. You will ask the student to write and type four different things:
6+1 Trait ® Writing framework.
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