Steven V. Horton

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This research investigated the effectiveness of a computerized study guide, in comparison to a notetaking condition, as a method to increase textbook comprehension among students with learning disabilities and remedial education pupils enrolled in a ninth-grade world geography class. Results indicated that the computerized study guide produced significantly(More)
This study examined the effectiveness of facial screening as a treatment to reduce maladaptive object mouthing by a four and a half-year-old moderately retarded boy during two play periods in a public school classroom. In baseline, each episode of mouthing was terminated by saying "no mouth" and removing the object from the subject while placing it within(More)
This study investigated the effectiveness of an instructional program designed to promote independent walking in a mentally and physically handicapped pre-schooler involving a collaborative effort between a behavior therapist and a physical therapist in an interdisciplinary setting, a public school. By letting the youngster experience a treatment package(More)
This study examined the effectiveness of matching three classifications of secondary students (17 with learning disabilities, 18 remedial, and 47 nondisabled) to differential levels of study guides. The students, 45 males and 37 females, were enrolled in science and social studies classes in middle school and high school. In one treatment, students were(More)
Previous research concerning the graphic or visual display of information with academically handicapped students has not addressed the instructional conditions that exist in mainstream settings. This article investigates the effectiveness of graphic organizers for three classifications of secondary students enrolled in content area classes: students with(More)
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