For Which Students with Learning Disabilities Are Self-Concept Interventions Effective?

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 56 describes the following: Title | For Which Students with Learning Disabilities Are Self-Concept Interventions Effective? Author | Elbaum B., & Vaughn S. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 36(2), 101-108 Year Published | 2003 Abstract We have previously conducted a meta-analysis of outcomes of school-based interventions aimed at enhancing the self-concept of students with learning disabilities (LD). This … [Read more...]

Social Skill Deficits and Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 57 describes the following: Title | Social Skill Deficits and Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Author | Kavale, K.A., & Forness, S.R. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 29(3), 226-237 Year Published | 1996 Abstract Over the past 15 years, increased attention has been directed at social skills and their relationship to learning disabilities. Using the methods of meta-analysis, this investigation … [Read more...]

Systematic Phonics Instruction Helps Students Learn to Read: Evidence from the National Reading Panel’s Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 58 describes the following: Title | Systematic Phonics Instruction Helps Students Learn to Read: Evidence from the National Reading Panel's Meta-Analysis Authors | Ehri, L.C., Nunes, S.R., Stahl, S.A., & Willows, D.M. Source | Review of Educational Research, 71(3), 393–447. Year Published | 2001 Abstract A quantitative meta-analysis evaluating the effects of systematic phonics instruction compared … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Decrease Disruptive Classroom Behavior in Public Education Settings

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 61 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Interventions to Decrease Disruptive Classroom Behavior in Public Education Settings Authors | Stage, S.A., & Quiroz, D.R. Source | School Psychology Review, 26(3), 333-68. Year Published | 1997 Abstract Describes a meta-analysis* of 99 studies that used interventions to decrease disruptive classroom behavior in public education settings. Overall, … [Read more...]

Social Skills Interventions for Individuals with Learning Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 67 describes the following: Title | Social Skills Interventions for Individuals with Learning Disabilities Authors | Kavale, K. A., & Mostert, M.P. Source | Learning Disability Quarterly, Vol. 27(1), 31-43. Year Published | 2004 Abstract Social skill deficits* have become a defining characteristic of students with specific learning disability (SLD). Attempts have been made to enhance social functioning … [Read more...]

The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 69 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Technology-Based Interventions on Academic Outcomes for Youth with Disabilities Authors |  Dugan, J.J., Cobb, R.B., & Alwell, M. Source | National Post-School Outcomes Center. Available at:  http://www.psocenter.org/Docs/Resources/Publications/TechRevAppA-E.pdf Year Published | December, 2006 Abstract The relationship between technology-based interventions … [Read more...]

The Effects of Instruction in Solving Mathematical Word Problems for Students with Learning Problems: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 9 describes the following: Title | The Effects of Instruction in Solving Mathematical Word Problems for Students with Learning Problems: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Xin, Y.P., & Jitendra, A.K. Source | Journal of Special Education, 32(4), 207-225. Year Published | 1999 Abstract Provides a synthesis of word-problem-solving intervention research with samples of students with learning problems. The effectiveness … [Read more...]

Direct Instruction

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 1 describes the following: Title | Direct Instruction Authors | Adams, G., & Carnine, D. Source | In H.L. Swanson, K.R. Harris, & S. Graham (Eds.), Handbook of Learning Disabilities (pp. 403-416). New York, NY: Guilford Press. Year Published | 2003 Abstract The 2003 Handbook of Learning Disabilities is an edited compendium of contributions from over 55 of the leading scholars involved in learning disabilities … [Read more...]

Substance Over Style: Assessing the Efficacy of Modality Testing and Teaching

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 4 describes the following: Title | Substance Over Style: Assessing the Efficacy of Modality Testing and Teaching Authors | Kavale, K.A., & Forness, S.R. Source | Exceptional Children, 54(3), 228-39. Year Published | 1987 Abstract A literature search identified 39 studies assessing modality preferences and modality teaching. The studies, involving 3,087 disabled and nondisabled elementary/secondary level … [Read more...]

Reading Differences Between Low-Achieving Students With and Without Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 14 describes the following: Title | Reading Differences Between Low-Achieving Students With and Without Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Fuchs, D., Fuchs, L.S., Mathes, PG., & Lipsey, M.W. Source | In R. Gersten, E.P. Schiller, & S. Vaughn (Eds.), Contemporary Special Education Research: Syntheses of the Knowledge Base on Critical Instruction Issues (pp.81 - 105). Mahwah, NJ: Erlbaum. Year Published … [Read more...]

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