A Meta-Analysis and Review of Sight Word Research and Its Implications for Teaching Functional Reading to Individuals with Moderate and Severe Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 43 describes the following:Title | A Meta-Analysis and Review of Sight Word Research and Its Implications for Teaching Functional Reading to Individuals with Moderate and Severe DisabilitiesAuthor | Browder, D.M., & Xin, Y.P.Source | Journal of Special Education, 32(3), 130-153.Year Published | 1998Abstract Reviewed 48 studies of sight-word research (SWR) from 1980 to 1997 with individuals with disabilities to … [Read more...]

Research Summaries

Re-designed November 2010 Updated January 2013 These days parents, educators, and policy makers are asking what the research evidence has to say about working with children who have disabilities. What classroom strategies, behavioral supports, and other educational interventions have strong foundations in scientific research to inform and guide practice?  This section of NICHCY's website is devoted to summarizing research in special education … [Read more...]

Students with Learning Disabilities and the Process of Writing

NICHCY's structured abstract 19 describes the following: Title | Students with Learning Disabilities and the Process of Writing: A Meta-Analysis of SRSD Studies Author | Graham, S., & Harris, K. R. Source | In H. L. Swanson, K. R. Harris, & S. Graham (Eds.), Handbook of learning disabilities (pp. 323-344). New York: Guilford Press. Year Published | 2003   Abstract The Handbook of Learning Disabilities (LD) is an edited compendium … [Read more...]

School-Based Interventions to Enhance the Self-Concept of Students with Learning Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 18 describes the following: Title | School-Based Interventions to Enhance the Self-Concept of Students with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis Author | Elbaum, B., & Vaughn, S. Source | Elementary School Journal, 101(3), 303-329. Year Published | 2001   Abstract Details meta-analysis of 64 intervention studies measuring the effect of school-based interventions for students with learning disabilities. Discusses … [Read more...]

Synthesizing the Effects of Test Accommodations for Special Education and Limited English Proficient Students

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 20 describes the following: Title | Synthesizing the Effects of Test Accommodations for Special Education and Limited English Proficient Students Author | Chiu, C.W.T., & Pearson, P.D. Source | Paper presented at the National Conference on Large Scale Assessment, June 13-16, Snowbird, UT. (ERIC Document Reproduction Service No. ED 433 362) Year Published | 1999 Abstract Test accommodations for special … [Read more...]

Social Skills Interventions with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 5 describes the following: Title | Social Skills Interventions with Students with Emotional and Behavioral Problems: A Quantitative Synthesis of Single-Subject Research Author | Mathur, S.R., Kavale, K.A., Quinn, M.M., Forness, S.R., & Rutherford, R.B. Source | Behavioral Disorders, 23(3), 193-201. Year Published | 1998 Abstract Sixty-four single-subject studies examining the effectiveness of social … [Read more...]

Effects of Training Social Competence in Children: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Evaluation Studies

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 42 describes the following: Title | Effects of Training Social Competence in Children: A Meta-Analysis of Recent Evaluation Studies Author | Beelman, A., Pfingsten, U., & Losel, F. Source | Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 23(3), 260-271. Year Published | 1994 Abstract Presents a meta-analytical review of 49 studies, from 1981 to 1990, on the effect of social competence training (SCT) on 3- to 15-year-olds. … [Read more...]

When Should We Begin? A Comprehensive Review of Age of Start in Early Intervention

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 23 describes the following: Title | When Should We Begin? A Comprehensive Review of Age of Start in Early Intervention Author | Kim, Y-W., Innocenti, M., & Kim, J-K Source | South Korea, ERIC (Education) Year Published | 1996 Abstract This literature review examines whether verifiable evidence supports the supposition that early interventions result in better child developmental outcomes than later interventions … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Co-Teaching Research: Where Are the Data?

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 24 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Co-Teaching Research: Where Are the Data? Author | Murawski, W.W., & Swanson, H.L. Source | Remedial and Special Education, 22(5), 258-267. Year Published | 2001 Abstract Students with special needs are increasingly being served in the general education classroom. Co-teaching is one service delivery option designed to meet those needs. The purpose … [Read more...]

Mathematics Interventions for Children with Special Needs

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 25 describes the following: Title | Mathematics Interventions for Children with Special Needs Author | Kroesbergen, E.H., & Van Luit, J.E.H. Source | Remedial and Special Education, 24(2), 97-114. Year Published | 2003 Abstract This article presents results of a meta-analysis of 58 studies of mathematics intervention for elementary students with special needs. Studies in preparatory mathematics, basic … [Read more...]

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