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Celinska, Dorota – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
Overrepresentation of African American students in special education has been related to the unfavorable academic outcomes and achievement gap for these students. In a search for a comprehensive account of the roots of these perpetuating concerns, narrative skills are of importance because of their relation to reading achievement and school…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, African American Students, Learning Disabilities
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Fenty, Nicole; Uliassi, Christine – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
A majority of students recommended for special education services struggle with reading. It is therefore imperative that teachers are prepared to address the needs of these students. The purpose of this study was to examine special education teacher candidates' beliefs, feelings of self-efficacy, and knowledge surrounding reading. Researchers…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Education Teachers, Preservice Teachers, Reading Instruction
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Bone, Erin Kae; Bouck, Emily C. – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
Students with disabilities often struggle with grade-level mathematics without appropriate support and accommodations. This study compared the performance of middle school students with disabilities on computational-based mathematics assessments when they had access to calculators and when they did not. Using a single-case ABAB design, data were…
Descriptors: Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Calculators, Middle School Students, Computation
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Nielsen, Kathleen; Henderson, Sheila; Barnett, Anna L.; Abbott, Robert D.; Berninger, Virginia – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
Movement, which draws on motor skills and executive functions for managing them, plays an important role in literacy learning (e.g., movement of mouth during oral reading and movement of hand and fingers during writing); but relatively little research has focused on movement skills in students with specific learning disabilities as the current…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Dyslexia, Psychomotor Skills, Movement Education
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De La Paz, Susan; Butler, Cameron – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
This article considers the topic of motivation for writing, and explores connections between writing interventions and motivation. We review the extant literature with K12 students who participated in writing interventions and examine the motivation outcomes in those studies to determine whether improvements in writing ability also led to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Disabilities, Writing Instruction, Intervention
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Beers, Scott F.; Berninger, Virginia; Mickail, Terry; Abbott, Robert – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
Participants in this study completed an online experiment in which they wrote essays by stylus or keyboard. Three translation measures (length of language burst, length of pauses, and rate of pausing) and four transcription measures (total words, total time, words/minute, and percent spelling errors) for composition were analyzed for two research…
Descriptors: Educational Experiments, Comparative Analysis, Writing Processes, Essays
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Hebert, Michael; Bohaty, Janet; Nelson, J. Ron; Roehling, Julia; Christensen, Kristin – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
Students with writing difficulties may have difficulty when writing informational text with source material due to (a) inexperience with such text and (b) difficulties reading and understanding source material. Teaching students to take notes related to informational text using text structures (e.g., description, compare/contrast) may help them…
Descriptors: Writing Difficulties, Writing (Composition), Writing Instruction, Notetaking
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Boon, Richard T.; Barbetta, Patricia M.; Paal, Michael – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
In this paper, we provide a research synthesis of single-case studies on the efficacy of graphic organizers to improve the writing composition outcomes of students with learning disabilities in grades K-12. A series of electronic searches, a hand search, and an ancestral search were conducted to locate relevant articles from 1975 to July 2017. Ten…
Descriptors: Visual Aids, Learning Disabilities, Writing Skills, Writing (Composition)
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Mason, Linda H.; Zheng, Shuting – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
The effects of self-regulated strategy development (SRSD) for reading and writing, when delivered by eight special education teachers in middle school learning support classrooms, were examined in a quasi-experimental study. Results indicated that students, 75% with learning disabilities, who received treatment improved performance with small…
Descriptors: Writing Instruction, Reading Instruction, Middle School Students, Special Education Teachers
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Rouse, Amy Gillespie; Sandoval, Ashley – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
In this review, we synthesized the most recent decade of published research examining writing interventions for students with learning disabilities. Using electronic searches, we identified experimental, quasi-experimental, and single-subject design studies published in peer-reviewed journals from 2008-2017 that included K-12 students with…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Writing Instruction, Elementary Secondary Education, Educational Research
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Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
In an article appearing in "Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal," authors Cook, Rodes, and Lipsitz (2017) make multiple misleading, misguided, and blatantly false claims about Reading Recovery┬« in yet another attack to discredit the most widely researched early reading intervention in the world. When you're recognized as a…
Descriptors: Reading Programs, Reading Difficulties, Intervention, Program Effectiveness
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Cook, Pamela; Rodes, Deborah R.; Lipsitz, Kay L. – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2017
Reading Recovery, a meaning-based reading program designed for young children at risk of reading failure, is widely implemented across the United States. We discuss the recent Reading Recovery $45 million four-year i3-funded scaleup study that was designed to "cover the expansion of Reading Recovery around the U.S." (May, Sirinides,…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Early Intervention, Special Education, Learning Disabilities
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Meyer, Nancy K.; Bouck, Emily C. – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2017
Adolescents with learning disabilities in reading have difficulties with reading and understanding difficult gradelevel curricular material. One frequently used method of support is using read-aloud accommodations, which can be live read-alouds or text-to-speech (TTS) read-alouds. A single case alternating treatment design was used to examine the…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Reading Instruction, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), Learning Disabilities
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Tolbert, Joshua B. L.; Lazarus, Belinda Davis; Killu, Kim – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2017
Successful inclusion of students with learning disabilities in foreign language courses has been problematic, likely due to factors such as heightened anxiety and individualized learning challenges which are characteristic of those with learning disabilities. These learning characteristics often necessitate that multisensory strategies be employed…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students, Learning Disabilities, Instructional Materials
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Wei, Yan; Lombardi, Allison; Simonsen, Brandi; Coyne, Michael; Faggella-Luby, Michael; Freeman, Jennifer; Kearns, Devin – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2017
A single-subject AB multiple-baseline design across participants was utilized to investigate the effectiveness of the Revised Tier Three Instructional Planning (T-TIP) tool on teacher lesson planning, with a focus on corrective and elaborative feedback within intensive literacy instructional settings in secondary schools. Findings revealed that…
Descriptors: Reading Instruction, Instructional Development, Lesson Plans, Feedback (Response)
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