The effects of intensive computer-based language intervention on language functioning and reading achievement in language-impaired adolescents

This experimental study examined the effects of two intensive computer-based language interventions on receptive language, phonemic awareness, reading, and spelling achievement for students with a language impairment or disability. The study contrasted the effectiveness of two intervention approaches Fast ForWord and SuccessMaker on 64 adolescents ages 13-17 from three local school divisions.

Author: 
Beattie, K.
Year: 
2001
Source: 
Dissertation Abstracts Section A: Humanities and Social Sciences.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
reading
Grade Level: 
middle school
secondary
IDEA Disability Category: 
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
practice and reinforcement activities
National Reading Panel Standards: 
comprehension
fluency
vocabulary
English Language Arts: 
Reading: Foundational Skills
Reading: Literature
Reading: Informational Text
Language