OSEP Research Institutes: Bridging Research and Practice

March 2006
Teaching Exceptional Children;Mar/Apr2006, Vol. 38 Issue 4, p59
Academic Journal
The article focuses on three special education research institutes funded by the U.S. Office of Special Education Programs that study specific curricular and instructional interventions that will accelerate the learning of students with disabilities. The Center on Accelerating Student Learning focuses on accelerating reading, math and writing development in Grades K-3. The Research Institute to Accelerate Content Learning Through High Support for Students With Disabilities in Grades 4-8 is an organization that examines interventions that reflect high expectations, content and support for students. The Institute for Academic Access is conducting research to develop instructional methods and materials in providing students with authentic access to the high school general curriculum.


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