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...]

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...]

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