What is it about?

This article explores the use of research based strategy instruction to improve the reading fluency and reading comprehension skills of students with learning disabilities. Improved fluency and comprehension skills not only impact students' academic performance but also their daily life functions.

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Why is it important?

Knowing how to read and understanding what is being read are essential for academic and overall life success. Students with learning disabilities require instructional strategies to assist them in making academic gains; likewise, educators' need day-to-day strategies that are easy to employ and effective.


I hope this article is beneficial to teachers as they explore effective instructional strategies to help students with learning disabilities improve their reading and comprehension skills.

Dr Diana P Sukhram
SUNY Old Westbury

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This page is a summary of: The effects of oral repeated reading with and without corrective feedback on middle school struggling readers, British Journal of Special Education, March 2017, Wiley, DOI: 10.1111/1467-8578.12162.
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