Using computer-based readers to improve reading comprehension of students with dyslexia.

@article{Elkind1993UsingCR,
  title={Using computer-based readers to improve reading comprehension of students with dyslexia.},
  author={James S. Elkind and Kenneth Cohen and Carl D. Murray},
  journal={Annals of dyslexia},
  year={1993},
  volume={43 1},
  pages={238-59}
}
Twenty-eight middle school students, diagnosed as dyslexic and attending a school using the Slingerland approach to remediation of dyslexia, used a computer-based reading system for reading literature for about one-half hour a day for a semester. The system proved to be a strong compensatory aid, enabling 70 percent of the students to read with greater comprehension, approximately one grade level or more improvement, as measured by the Gray Oral Reading Test. For 40 percent of the students, the… CONTINUE READING