The Development and Validation of an Interactive Hypermedia Program for Teaching a Self-Advocacy Strategy to Students with DisabilitiesBy Lancaster, Paula E., PhD; Schumaker, Jean B, PhD; Deshler, Donald D., PhD; Learning Disability Quarterly, Vol. 25, No. 4, pp. 277-302
Publication Date: Fall 2002
Study conducted to develop an Interactive Hypermedia Program (IHP) of instruction in the Self-Advocacy Strategy for students with high-incidence behavioral and learning disabilities. The test for the Self-Advocacy Strategy is an experimentally controlled study using behavioral measures in actual conferences, and well as simulated situations to test the efficacy of instruction in self-advocacy knowledge and skills. The IH was validated by assessing five measures: (1) student knowledge of the component parts of the strategy and rationales for its use; (2) student use of the strategy during individualized education plan (IEP) conferences; (3) number of student-created IEP goals and objectives; (4) student and teacher satisfaction; and 5) required teacher instructional time. Results indicated that the IHP was as effective as live instruction in teaching the Self-Advocacy Strategy.
Published by: Council for Learning Disabilities (CLD) (Website:http://www.cldinternational.org)
This publication is included in the library of the National Rehabilitation Information Center (NARIC), accession number J44460