INCREASING THE READING COMPREHENSION OF STUDENTS WITH SPECIFIC LEARNING DISABILITIES BY USING GRAPHIC ORGANIZERS/STORY MAPS

Orhan SIMSEK

Abstract


Learning disability which includes reading disorder, mathematic disorder and writing disorder, is described as the biggest categoryunder IDEA (the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act). In this study, reading disorder is introduced and graphic organizers are suggested to improve the academic achievement of students with learning disabilities, specifically to improve reading comprehension skills.

Keywords: Specific Learning Disabilities, Graphic Organizers/Story Maps


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