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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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Bryant, Diane Pedrotty; Vaughn, Sharon; Linan-Thompson, Sylvia; Ugel, Nicole; Hamff, Allison; Hougen, Marty – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2000
Ten sixth-grade teachers and 60 students (14 with reading disabilities, 17 low-achieving students, and 29 typical students) participated in a four-month professional development and intervention program designed to enhance reading outcomes using word identification, fluency, and content area comprehension strategies. All three groups improved in…
Descriptors: Middle School Students, Middle Schools, Oral Reading, Professional Development
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Vaughn, Sharon; And Others – Learning Disability Quarterly, 1995
This study examined 95 secondary students' perceptions of teacher adaptations to meet the special learning needs of students in general education classrooms. All students felt they needed further assistance to learn from textbooks and would benefit from using learning strategies. Students also identified grouping preferences and types of…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Classroom Techniques, Educational Practices, Inclusive Schools