- Written language is made up of three distinct areas: handwriting, spelling, and written expression
- All activities associated with written language must be presented in a meaningful format so as to increase relevance and motivation for all students.
- The area of handwriting currently debates which form of handwriting is more suitable for instruction to students with disabilities.
- Written expression is composed of three distinct stages: prewriting, writing, and postwriting.
- Problems with written language are not limited to students with disabilities.
- Technology can be a very useful resource in the instruction of written language.