ELA Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities: Fictional Novels Taught Through an iPad App
This presentation will inform participants on three studies targeting teaching Middle School ELA skills via an App to students with significant disabilities. Based on results of 3 single case studies, participants will learn about supports to make accessing the general curriculum motivating and easy to use while promoting best practices. Learner Outcomes: • This presentation will provide an interactive session on the use of the iPad app for use in grade aligned ELA instruction for students with significant disabilities from diverse backgrounds; • Participants will learn about the results will learn about the results of 3 single case studies conducted on the app (1 using nonfiction text and 2 using fictional text depicting characters from diverse backgrounds) with students with significant intellectual disabilities/autism; and • Participants will gain information about the scripted lesson that promotes best practices in teaching ELA.
Mims, Pamela J.; and Stanger, Carol. 2015. ELA Instruction for Students with Significant Disabilities: Fictional Novels Taught Through an iPad App. Oral presentation. 16th International Conference on Autism, Intellectual Disability & Developmental Disability, Clearwater, FL. http://daddcec.org/Portals/0/CEC/Autism_Disabilities/Conventions/2014/2015%20Conference%20Program%20Booklet.pdf