Teaching Comprehension through Grade Aligned Adapted High School Novel via an iPad

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The purpose of the presentation is to summarize and describe the results from a single case design study that measures the effects of an iPad application containing a grade aligned adapted high school novel on the listening comprehension of high school students with significant disabilities. Results of the study indicated a functional relation between the use of the application and gains in vocabulary, comprehension, and engagement. This session will also highlight the use of technology to promote grade aligned standard instruction in the context of use within the inclusive classroom. . a) effectively use an iPad application featuring adapted grade level aligned fictional text to promote listening comprehension for students in the high school setting b) discuss ways to implement grade-aligned access to ELA skills for students with significant disabilities in inclusive settings


St. Louis, MO

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