Project Need to Read

About Project Need To Read


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The University of Toledo Main Campus
MS 954, Gillham Hall

4000 G

Phone: 419-530-2417

Fax: 419-530-2700

Project Need to Read Home

 A Steppingstones of Technology Innovation for Students with Disabilities Grant Supported by the Office of Special Education Programs Under the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act 

Project Director
Sekhar S. Pindiprolu, Ph.D.

The two major purposes of the Project are to:

1. Evaluate the computer-based comprehensive reading programs for effective instructional design components and adaptability with various students with disabilities.

2. Evaluate the comparative efforts of a comprehensive Direct Instruction computer based program with another popular local reading programs on  the acquisition of beginning reading skills of K-2 grade children with reading difficulties when implemented by parents and teachers. The evaluative studies are conducted  simultaneously with both parents and teachers/paraprofessionals working with  K-2 grade children with reading difficulties in Ohio and Northern Utah.


Department of Early Childhood, Physical, and Special Education
Mail Stop 954, The University of Toledo
2801 W. Bancroft Street, Toledo, Ohio 43606
Phone: 419-530-2417; Fax: 419-530-2700

Last Updated: 6/9/16