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Ciullo, Stephen; Falcomata, Terry; Vaughn, Sharon – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2015
The authors report the effects of a single-case, multiple-probe design investigation for students with learning disabilities (LD) in Grades 4 and 5. Seven students classified as LD and with persistent difficulty with informational-text comprehension from two elementary schools participated. The study compared social studies learning across two…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Social Studies, Elementary School Students, Instructional Materials
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Solis, Michael; Miciak, Jeremy; Vaughn, Sharon; Fletcher, Jack M. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2014
We describe findings from a series of longitudinal studies utilizing a response to intervention framework implemented over 3 years with students in Grades 6 through 8 with reading disabilities and poor reading comprehension. Students were identified based on reading comprehension scores in Grade 5 (n = 1,083) and then randomized to treatment or…
Descriptors: Longitudinal Studies, Grade 6, Grade 7, Grade 8
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Klingner, Janette K.; Vaughn, Sharon – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2002
This article chronicles a teacher's journey from resource teacher for students with learning disabilities (LD) to novice inclusion teacher and then expert inclusion specialist over a 7-year period. It concludes that the teacher's interpersonal and communication skills are most important, although skill at anticipating student difficulties and…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Inclusive Schools, Learning Disabilities
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Hughes, Marie Tejero; Vaughn, Sharon; Schumm, Jeanne Shay – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1999
This study examined the perceptions and practices concerning home literacy activities of 80 Hispanic parents (40 with children with learning disabilities). Although Hispanic parents of children with learning disabilities reported regularly using a wide variety of reading and writing activities, they also reported experiencing frustration in their…
Descriptors: Family Environment, Hispanic Americans, Learning Activities, Learning Disabilities
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Vaughn, Sharon; Hughes, Marie Terejo; Klingner, Janette; Schumm, Jeanne Shay – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1998
As part of a researcher-teacher professional development group, seven general education elementary teachers in inclusive settings containing students with learning disabilities were taught four reading and writing instructional methods, one for each nine-week grading block. Sustained implementation during the school year was maintained by four of…
Descriptors: Adoption (Ideas), Change Strategies, Elementary Education, Inclusive Schools
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Vaughn, Sharon; Haager, Diane – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1994
Social competence of 239 students with and without learning disabilities (LD) was followed from kindergarten through fifth grade. Students with LD demonstrated the same trends in social competence as non-LD students. Students with LD differed significantly from average-high-achieving non-LD students on social skills and behavior problems, but not…
Descriptors: Behavior Patterns, Behavior Problems, Comparative Analysis, Elementary Education