The Use of Technology in Dyslexia: An Analysis of Recent Trends

Nilgun Degirmenci, Basak Baglama, Yucehan Yucesoy

Abstract


Dyslexia is a common reading difficulty and bring difficulties in the academic and social lives of individuals. A good reader is expected to complete the reading task at a certain speed and understanding. Technological tools can be used to solve the problem for individuals who have problems in different dimensions of reading skills. Instructional technologies may be aimed at improving one's reading ability or facilitating reading action. This study aims to generate a comprehensive litera-ture review and determine the current trends in the studies on dyslexia and tech-nology in order to shed light for researchers and professionals working with in-dividuals with dyslexia. This study was carried out to determine the potential and functional value of instructional technologies in learning processes of individuals with dyslexia through literature. A total number of 180 published documents in international databases through content analysis method. Results are presented with frequency and percentages in tables and figures. Results are discussed with relevant literature on dyslexia and technology and recommendations for further research and practices are provided.

Keywords— Dyslexia, technology, content analysis, learning difficulty.

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