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Summarize and compare the evidence of the effectiveness of interventions that address your school or district’s needs.

Results. 13 Interventions found

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InterventionTopicImprovement IndexEffectiveness RatingExtent Of Evidence
Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) Children and Youth with Disabilities (Students with Learning Disabilities)
9
Potentially positive effects Small

Cognition

Emotional/Internal behavior

InterventionTopicImprovement IndexEffectiveness RatingExtent Of Evidence
First Step to Success Children and Youth with Disabilities (Children with an Emotional Disturbance)
10
Potentially positive effects Small

External behavior

General academic achievement

Language competencies

Mathematics achievement

InterventionTopicImprovement IndexEffectiveness RatingExtent Of Evidence
Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) Children and Youth with Disabilities (Students with Learning Disabilities)
12
Potentially positive effects Small

Reading comprehension

Reading fluency

Social outcomes

Social-emotional development

InterventionTopicImprovement IndexEffectiveness RatingExtent Of Evidence
Social Skills Training Children and Youth with Disabilities (Early Childhood Education for Children with Disabilities)
18
Positive effects Small

Writing achievement

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Coping Power Children with an Emotional Disturbance External behavior 8 Positive Effects Medium to Large 23 3 0 0 650 4, 5 Small Group October 2011
Coping Power Children with an Emotional Disturbance Social outcomes 6 Potentially Positive Effects Small 23 3 0 0 332 4, 5 Small Group October 2011
Dialogic Reading Early Childhood Education for Children with Disabilities Language competencies 11 Potentially Positive Effects Small 59 2 0 6 52 PK Individual April 2010
Early Risers Children with an Emotional Disturbance Social outcomes 7 Potentially Positive Effects Medium to Large 2 2 0 30 380 1, 2, 3 Individual, Small Group, Whole Class June 2012
Early Risers Children with an Emotional Disturbance General academic achievement 3 Potentially Positive Effects Medium to Large 2 2 0 30 389 1, 2, 3 Individual, Small Group, Whole Class June 2012
First Step to Success Children with an Emotional Disturbance External behavior 28 Positive Effects Small 2 2 34 243 K, 1, 2, 3 Individual March 2012
First Step to Success Children with an Emotional Disturbance Social outcomes 23 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 34 197 K, 1, 2, 3 Individual March 2012
First Step to Success Children with an Emotional Disturbance General academic achievement 12 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 34 197 K, 1, 2, 3 Individual March 2012
First Step to Success Children with an Emotional Disturbance Emotional/Internal behavior 10 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 46 K, 1, 2, 3 Individual March 2012
Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) Students with Learning Disabilities Reading fluency 17 Potentially Positive Effects Small 31 1 0 3 50 4 Individual, Small Group March 2010
Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) Students with Learning Disabilities Mathematics achievement 12 Potentially Positive Effects Small 31 1 0 3 4 Individual, Small Group March 2010
Lindamood Phoneme Sequencing® (LiPS®) Students with Learning Disabilities Alphabetics 9 Potentially Positive Effects Small 31 1 0 3 50 4 Individual, Small Group March 2010
Lovaas Model of Applied Behavior Analysis Early Childhood Education for Children with Disabilities Cognition 27 Potentially Positive Effects Small 58 0 1 1 28 PK Individual August 2010
Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies Students with Learning Disabilities Reading comprehension 26 Potentially Positive Effects Small 2 1 1 12 60 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Small Group June 2012
Peer-Assisted Learning Strategies Students with Learning Disabilities Reading fluency 14 Potentially Positive Effects Small 2 1 1 12 60 2, 3, 4, 5, 6 Small Group June 2012
Phonological Awareness Training Early Childhood Education for Children with Disabilities Language competencies 13 Potentially Positive Effects Small 4 4 0 78 PK Individual, Small Group June 2012
Read Naturally® Students with Learning Disabilities Writing achievement 13 Potentially Positive Effects Small 43 1 0 1 20 4, 5, 6 Individual July 2010
Repeated Reading Students with Learning Disabilities Reading comprehension 7 Potentially Positive Effects Small 2 2 0 78 5, 6, 7, 8, 9, 10, 11, 12 Individual May 2014
Social Skills Training Early Childhood Education for Children with Disabilities Social-emotional development 18 Positive Effects Small 2 2 0 2 103 PK Whole Class February 2013
Spelling Mastery Students with Learning Disabilities Writing achievement 28 Potentially Positive Effects Small 7 2 0 4 70 2, 3, 4 Whole Class January 2014
The Incredible Years™ Children with an Emotional Disturbance External behavior 20 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 0 51 PK, K, 1, 2 Individual, Small Group November 2011
The Incredible Years™ Children with an Emotional Disturbance Social outcomes 18 Potentially Positive Effects Small 1 1 0 0 51 PK, K, 1, 2 Individual, Small Group November 2011

na = not applicable, nr = not reported