School Psychology Review

Reading Comprehension: Cognitive Training Contributions

John Lloyd, Marianne M. Kosiewicz, Daniel P. Hallahan

pp. 35-41

Cognitive-Behavioral Interventions for Classroom and Academic Behaviors

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ABSTRACT: Reading comprehension is a complex cognitive process that presents an opportunity to apply cognitive training techniques. Particularly with reading and learning disabled students,problems in reading comprehension learning may arise from (a) lack of attention to instruction,or (b) absence of strategies for interpreting and remembering what is read. Recent research regarding improvement in these areas through cognitive training is described.