Teaching Expressive Writing to Students with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 13 describes the following: Title | Teaching Expressive Writing to Students with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Authors | Gersten, R., & Baker, S. Source | Elementary School Journal, 97(5), 475-500. Year Published | 2001 Abstract Presents results of a meta-analysis of 13 studies published during the period 1963-1997 concerning writing interventions for students with learning disabilities. All examined studies … [Read more...]

How Reading Outcomes of Students with Disabilities Are Related to Instructional Grouping Formats: A Meta-Analytic Review

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 15 describes the following: Title | How Reading Outcomes of Students with Disabilities Are Related to Instructional Grouping Formats: A Meta-Analytic Review Authors | Elbaum, B., Vaughn , S., Hughes, M.T. , Moody, S.W., & Schumm , J.S. Source | In R. Gersten, E.P. Schiller, & S. Vaughn (Eds.), Contemporary special education research: Syntheses of the knowledge base on critical instruction issues (pp.105-135). … [Read more...]

Response To Intervention (RTI)

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of RTI at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/rti/_________________________________ Updated August 2012 | Links checked May 2013Response to intervention—hereafter … [Read more...]

Module 6: Early Intervening Services and Response to Intervention

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Module 6: Early Intervening Services and Response to Intervention at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module6/_________________________________by … [Read more...]

Module 11: Identification of Children with Specific Learning Disabilities

_________________________________Alert! Alert! Because NICHCY’s website will only remain online until September 30, 2014, most of its rich content has moved to a new home, the Center for Parent Information and Resources (CPIR), where it can be kept up to date. The new address of Module 11: Identification of Children with Specific Learning Disabilities at the CPIR is:http://www.parentcenterhub.org/repository/partb-module11/_________________________________by … [Read more...]

Effective reading interventions for students with LD

Many a teacher, parent, and student with learning disabilities will want to visit this LDonline page. http://www.ldonline.org/article/33084 … [Read more...]

WWC reports focus on multisensory programs for students with LD

The What Works Clearinghouse offersd Intervention Reports that review the research on Orton-Gillingham-based programs for students with learning disabilities.http://tinyurl.com/3a29fgl  … [Read more...]

Early signs of a learning disability

Children who may have a disability often exhibit signs that their development is not typical at a very early age. The presence of significant delays in specific areas of development, when other skills are age appropriate, could indicate that a child has a learning disability. This resource page at the Learning Disabilities Association of America will connect you with helpful resources to help you understand the early signs of learning disabilities, … [Read more...]

Academic accommodations for students with learning disabilities

Understanding the implications of learning disabilities, preparing to teach students with diverse characteristics, and learning to accommodate students with learning disabilities are essential for faculty and staff to provide academic and career opportunities for these students that are equivalent to those provided to their non disabled peers. This resource from DO-IT discusses the learning characteristics of those with LD, and provides guidance on … [Read more...]

The “state” of LD in the U.S.

About 5% of public students (2.5 million) in the U.S. have a learning disability, of which almost two-thirds are male. The State of Learning Disabilities: Facts, Trends and Indicators (2011) will give you key facts and current statistics about LD, as well as info about LD in secondary schools, postsecondary education, and the workforce. From the National Center for Learning Disabilities (NCLD).http://www.ncld.org/stateofld … [Read more...]

NOTICE: NICHCY is going away, but its resources are not. Find hundreds of legacy NICHCY publications, as well as our training curriculum on IDEA 2004, in the Center for Parent Information and Resources' Library at http://www.parentcenterhub.org/resources. This website will remain available until September 30, 2014. After that date, web visitors will be automatically redirected to http://www.parentcenterhub.org.