Treating Social Skill Deficits in Children with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of the Research

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 26 describes the following: Title | Treating Social Skill Deficits in Children with Learning Disabilities: A Meta-Analysis of the Research Author | Forness, S.R., & Kavale, K.A. Source | Learning Disability Quarterly, 19(1), 2-13.  Permanent online link: http://www.jstor.org/stable/1511048 Year Published | 1996 Abstract Presents a meta-analysis of 53 studies from the past 15 years on social skills … [Read more...]

Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment of Impulsivity in Children: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Outcome Literature

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 10 describes the following: Title | Cognitive and Behavioral Treatment of Impulsivity in Children: A Meta-Analytic Review of the Outcome Literature Author | Baer, R.A., & Nietzel, M.T. Source | Journal of Clinical Child Psychology, 20(4), 400-412. Year Published | 1991 Abstract Reviewed 36 outcomes studies that used cognitive and/pr behavioral treatment to reduce impulsivity in children. Treatments … [Read more...]

Empirical Analysis of Drill Ratio Research: Refining the Instructional Level for Drill Tasks

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 28 describes the following: Title | Empirical Analysis of Drill Ratio Research: Refining the Instructional Level for Drill Tasks Author | Burns, M.A. Source | Remedial & Special Education, 25(3), 167-173. Year Published | 2004 Abstract Providing students an appropriate level of challenge, called the instructional level, is an important component of effective instruction. Research regarding the optimal ratio of … [Read more...]

A Synthesis of Research on Effective Interventions for Building Reading Fluency with Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 30 describes the following: Title | A Synthesis of Research on Effective Interventions for Building Reading Fluency with Elementary Students with Learning Disabilities Author | Chard, D.J., Vaughn, S., & Tyler, B-J. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 35(5), 386-406. Year Published | 2002 Abstract A synthesis of research on interventions designed to build reading fluency in students with learning … [Read more...]

Children’s Social Problem-Solving Skills, Behavioral Adjustment, and Interventions: A Meta-Analysis Evaluating Theory and Practice

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 29 describes the following: Title | Children's Social Problem-Solving Skills, Behavioral Adjustment, and Interventions: A Meta-Analysis Evaluating Theory and Practice Author | Denham, S.A. & Almeida, M.C. Source | Journal of Applied Developmental Psychology, 8(4), 391-409 Year Published | 1987 Abstract Meta-analyses of the literature were performed to examine reported relations between children’s … [Read more...]

Reading Research for Students with LD: A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Outcomes

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 32 describes the following Title | Reading Research for Students with LD: A Meta-Analysis of Intervention Outcomes Author | Swanson, H.L. Source | Journal of Learning Disabilities, 32, 504-532. Year Published | 1999 Abstract Presents the findings of a meta-analysis involving a sample of children and adolescents who have learning disabilities. Four important findings emerged from the synthesis: Effect … [Read more...]

Teaching Children to Read: An Evidence-Based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction. Chapter 2: Alphabetics

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 31 describes the following: Title | Teaching Children to Read: An Evidence-Based Assessment of the Scientific Research Literature on Reading and Its Implications for Reading Instruction. Chapter 2: Alphabetics Author | National Reading Panel Source | National Reading Panel, Bethesda, MD. Reports of the Subgroups. Chapter 2: Alphabetics (NIH Publication No. 00-4754) Year Published | 2000 Abstract This report … [Read more...]

A Meta-Analysis of Social Skill Interventions for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 33 describes the following: Title | A Meta-Analysis of Social Skill Interventions for Students with Emotional or Behavioral Disorders Author | Quinn, M.M., Kavale, K.A., Mathur, S.R., Rutherford , R.B., & Forness, S.R. Source | Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders, 7(1), 54-64. Year Published | 1999 ( Spring) Abstract Analyzes the findings from 35 studies investigating the effects of social … [Read more...]

Peer-Mediated Intervention Studies on Academic Achievement for Students with EBD: A Review

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 34 describes the following: Title | Peer-Mediated Intervention Studies on Academic Achievement for Students with EBD: A Review Author | Ryan, J.B., Reid, R., & Epstein, M.H. Source | Remedial and Special Education, 25(6), 330-341. Year Published | 2004 Abstract Research has shown that peer-mediated interventions produce positive academic outcomes for a wide range of students. The authors of this review examined … [Read more...]

Searching for the Best Model for Instructing Students with Learning Disabilities

NICHCY's Structured Abstract 35 describes the following: Title | Searching for the Best Model for Instructing Students with Learning Disabilities Author | Swanson, H.L. Source | Focus on Exceptional Children, 34, 1-15. Year Published | 2001 Abstract This paper reports on a meta-analysis of the research literature on effective teaching models for students with learning disabilities. It concludes that: (a) the most effective models combined components … [Read more...]

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