Engaging older students with reading disabilities: Multimedia inquiry projects supported by reading assistive technology

Is there a creative and engaging way for special educators to support older students with reading disabilities (RD) in inclusive classrooms? Can technology be used to promote all students' comprehension skills? For our students, the answer was "yes!"~by creating multimedia inquiry projects using reading assistive technology.

Author: 
Elder-Hinshaw R., Manset-Williamson G., Nelson J. M., & Dunn M. W.
Year: 
2006
Source: 
Teaching Exceptional Children, 39(1), 6-11.
Type: 
Related Research
Content Area: 
reading
IDEA Disability Category: 
emotional disturbance
specific learning disability
speech or language impairment
Instructional Support: 
multimedia products and projects
multiple formats of text and notation
opportunities to learn concepts