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A Summary of the Communication and Literacy Evidence-Based Practices for Students Who Are Deaf or Hard of Hearing, Visually Impaired, and Deafblind

The Collaboration for Effective Educator Development, Accountability, and Reform (CEEDAR) Center at the University of Florida is a national technical assistance center dedicated to supporting states in their efforts to develop teachers and leaders who can successfully prepare students with … Continue reading

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Empirically Based Profiles of the Early Literacy Skills of Children With Language Impairment in Early Childhood Special Education

The purpose of this study was to empirically determine whether specific profiles characterize preschool-aged children with language impairment (LI) with respect to their early literacy skills (print awareness, name-writing ability, phonological awareness, alphabet knowledge); the primary interest was to determine … Continue reading

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From Research to Reality: Use of literacy-based targets in Speech-Language Therapy and Special Education Classrooms

Children with language impairment (LI) are at substantial risk for short and long term delays in reading development. This fact is neither surprising nor new information, as language and literacy skills have been shown to be highly correlated. Empirical evidence … Continue reading

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Adapted shared reading at school for minimally verbal students with autism

The current study examines the impact of teacher-led adapted shared reading activities on engagement and story comprehension in minimally verbal 5–6-year-old children with autism using a multiple baseline/alternating treatment design. All four students showed increased story comprehension and engagement during … Continue reading

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