Center Research

Center Research in Progress

  • Through a grant from the Division of Special Education of the Tennessee State Department of Education, three public schools are participating in a study to determine the effects of an intervention program on the reading performance of students receiving special education services.

Past Center Research

  • An investigation of an "Early Signs" checklists, for parents, to target children (ages 5-8) who may be at-risk of failure in reading and spelling (may be dyslexic).
  • An investigation of speech discrimination errors among students with dyslexia with and without histories of multiple middle-ear infections.
  • An investigation of a three-minute task to screen for potentially dyslexic readers (grades 2-8)
  • A search for the gene(s) associated with dyslexia in one large family.

Important Events

September 23, 2017
Promoting Reading Comprehension in Grades 4-12

September 26, 2017
Study Skills a How-To Workshop

October 19 - 20, 2017
Improving Two Pillars of Reading: Fluency and Comprehension
More Information

November 18, 2017
Choosing the Right Accommodations to Ensure Success

November 18, 2017
Teaching Handwriting: Automaticity in Support of Reading and Spelling

December 09, 2017
Basic Special Education Rights & IEP Planning