I don't see a Spell check icon either. But I do have a suggestion: I use Firefox for most of my browsing. Among the benefits, is that it has it's own live spell checker, that checks spelling as you type.
Chris Mozilla/5.0 (Windows; U; Windows NT 5.1; en-US; rv:184.108.40.206) Gecko/20101203 Firefox/3.6.13 ( .NET CLR 3.5.30729; .NET4.0E)
Cathy, my "spell check" icon is in the upper right above the "YouTube" icon in my reply to thread Mozilla/4.0 (compatible; MSIE 8.0; Windows NT 5.1; Trident/4.0; .NET CLR 1.1.4322; .NET CLR 2.0.50727; .NET CLR 3.0.4506.2152; .NET CLR 3.5.30729; WinTSU 06.02.2010)