Special Features for Special Needs
TypingTraining.com is an online typing tutor for all ages and ability levels. This includes individuals and students with special needs. Here's what we offer:
One Handed Typing Training
For anyone with the use of only one hand, TypingTraining.com can teach the proper typing technique on a standard keyboard. For details, visit the one handed typing page.
Very Short and Simple Exercises
The web site includes some extremely short exercises, as small as 1 to 2 words long. Many of these also include photos for additional motivation. You are also free to create your own simple exercises for your special needs students.
Easiest Skill Level of our Typing Games
The easiest skill level of both Goalie and Meteor Storm was designed for very slow typists. At this level, students have approximately 30 seconds to type the 1 or 2 characters that appear on the screen. To try out the games, take look at our free demos page.
Compatibility with Alternate Input Systems
The tests and exercises on the web site are fully compatible with alternate input systems, such as non-standard keyboards, on-screen keyboards, and speech recognition. Basically, any program that can send text into a web browser will work with the web site.
Determining the Best Hardware and Software Setup
For students who are evaluating alternate input systems and/or specialized hardware and software, TypingTraining.com provides extensive tools to allow you to find the setup which leads to the most rapid and accurate text entry. For details, refer to our assistive technology assessment page.