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Siegel, Linda S. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2019
Dyslexia and other learning disabilities are not being properly recognized and treated in our educational system or society at large. Unrecognized and untreated learning disabilities represent a serious social and economic problem, not only to the individual but to society as a whole. For example, antisocial behavior, as seen in prison populations…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Screening Tests
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Dennis, Minyi Shih; Bryant, Brian R.; Calhoon, Mary Beth – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2016
Oral reading fluency (ORF) has been widely used as a measure of students' overall reading competency. However, accuracy, or words correct per minute (wcpm), derived from ORF testing may not reveal all aspects of a student's reading abilities. The present study investigated the oral reading miscue patterns of students with and without learning…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Reading Fluency, Reading Comprehension, Silent Reading
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Barth, Amy E.; Vaughn, Sharon; McCulley, Elisabeth V. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2015
Reading comprehension is an essential academic skill (Nash & Snowling, 2006;National Reading Panel, National Institute of Child Health and Human Development, 2000).Yet, among students in the eighth grade, approximately 64% of all students and 91% of students with disabilities do not read at proficient levels (National Center for Education…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Reading Instruction
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Berkeley, Sheri; Kurz, Leigh Ann; Boykin, Andrea; Evmenova, Anya S. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2015
Much is known about how to improve students' comprehension when reading printed text; less is known about outcomes when reading digital text. The purpose of this meta-analysis was to analyze research on the impact of digital text interventions. A comprehensive literature search resulted in 27 group intervention studies with 16,513 participants.…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Meta Analysis, Electronic Publishing, Educational Technology
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Grünke, Matthias; Boon, Richard T.; Burke, Mack D. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this study was to illustrate the use of the randomization test for single-case research designs (SCR; Kratochwill & Levin, 2010). To demonstrate the application of this approach, a systematic replication of Grünke, Wilbert, and Calder Stegemann (2013) was conducted to evaluate the effects of a story map to improve the reading…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Comprehension, Elementary School Students, Learning Disabilities
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Orosco, Michael J. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2013
Math content for English Language Learners (ELLs) is unforgiving in terms of the constant need to build specific math and reading knowledge. As a result, ELLs may not only need math support but also reading comprehension support. The purpose of this study was to assess the effectiveness of a word problem solving strategy called Estratégica…
Descriptors: English Language Learners, Mathematics Instruction, Spanish Speaking, Hispanic American Students