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Sproul, Janene; Ledger, Susan; MacCallum, Judith – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Technological developments allow students to access visual information from digital devices as small as phones or as large as whiteboards. Education technology research and policy typically address the software product, yet little research has focused on optimal viewing parameters or the impact it has on student users. Students with light…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Student Needs
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Soriano, Manuel; Miranda, Ana; Soriano, Emilia; Nievas, Francisco; Felix, Vicente – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
The main goal of the present study was to examine the efficacy of a multi-component programme to improve reading fluency and text comprehension in Spanish children with reading disabilities (RD). Special needs teachers were trained in the application of the programme, which included repeated reading plus phonological awareness training and…
Descriptors: Reading Comprehension, Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Reading Fluency
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Sassi, Markku J.; Moberg, Sakari J. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1990
The article describes the Finnish special education system which provides instructional modifications ranging from remedial education to individual instruction at home, with most students receiving part-time special education by resource room teachers. The last decade has seen emphasis on individual and group integration and individual special…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Disabilities, Educational Practices, Educational Trends
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Center, Yola; Freeman, Louella; Robertson, Gregory – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
A study found that all regular and reading recovery students (n=150) participating in a code-oriented program, Schoolwide Early Learning and Literacy (SWELL), significantly outperformed counterparts (n=163) on tests measuring pseudoword decoding, reading connected text, invented spelling, and a standardized reading measure at the end of Year 1.…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Foreign Countries, Individualized Instruction, Invented Spelling