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1990 …2019

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Research Output

2019

Improving reading comprehension in the primary grades: Mediated effects of a language-focused classroom intervention

Language And Reading Research Consortium (Larrc), Aug 2019, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 62, 8, p. 2812-2828 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2018

Are working memory and behavioral attention equally important for both reading and listening comprehension? A developmental comparison

Language and Reading Research Consortium, Sep 1 2018, In : Reading and Writing. 31, 7, p. 1449-1477 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Identifying and discriminating expository text structures: An experiment with 4th and 5th grade struggling readers

Hebert, M., Bohaty, J. J., Nelson, J. R. & Lambert, M. C., Nov 1 2018, In : Reading and Writing. 31, 9, p. 2115-2145 31 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Modeling the nature of grammar and vocabulary trajectories from prekindergarten to third grade

Language Reading Research Consortium (LARRC), Apr 2018, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 61, 4, p. 910-923 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations

Writing informational text using provided information and text structures: an intervention for upper elementary struggling writers

Hebert, M., Bohaty, J. J., Nelson, J. R. & Roehling, J. V., Nov 1 2018, In : Reading and Writing. 31, 9, p. 2165-2190 26 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2017

A Study of Home Emergent Literacy Experiences of Young Latino English Learners

Trainin, G., Wessels, S., Nelson, R. & Vadasy, P., Sep 1 2017, In : Early Childhood Education Journal. 45, 5, p. 651-658 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Development of comprehension monitoring in beginner readers

Language And Reading Research Consortium (Larrc), Nov 1 2017, In : Reading and Writing. 30, 9, p. 2039-2067 29 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations

Oral language and listening comprehension: Same or different constructs?

Language And Reading Research Consortium (Larrc), 2017, In : Journal of Speech, Language, and Hearing Research. 60, 5, p. 1273-1284 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

16 Scopus citations

Text Structure Strategies for Improving Expository Reading Comprehension

Roehling, J. V., Hebert, M., Nelson, J. R. & Bohaty, J. J., Jul 1 2017, In : Reading Teacher. 71, 1, p. 71-82 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2016

Ten steps to conducting a large, multi-site, longitudinal investigation of language and reading in young children

Language and Reading Research Consortium (LAARC), Mar 30 2016, In : Frontiers in Psychology. 7, MAR, 419.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The Effects of Text Structure Instruction on Expository Reading Comprehension: A Meta-Analysis

Hebert, M., Bohaty, J. J., Nelson, J. R. & Brown, J., Jul 1 2016, In : Journal of Educational Psychology. 108, 5, p. 609-629 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

39 Scopus citations

Use of the curriculum research framework (CRF) for developing a reading-comprehension curricular supplement for the primary grades

Language And Reading Research Consortium (Larrc), Mar 2016, In : Elementary School Journal. 116, 3, p. 459-486 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

2 Scopus citations
2015
10 Scopus citations

Emotional disturbance and communication

Benner, G. J. & Nelson, J. R., Jan 1 2015, The Cambridge Handbook of Communication Disorders. Cambridge University Press, p. 125-140 16 p.

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Helping teachers maintain classroom management practices using a self-monitoring checklist

Oliver, R. M., Wehby, J. H. & Nelson, J. R., Oct 1 2015, In : Teaching and Teacher Education. 51, p. 113-120 8 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

13 Scopus citations

The Dimensionality of Language Ability in Young Children

Justice, L. M., Lomax, R., O'Connell, A., Pentimonti, J., Petrill, S. A., Piasta, S. B., Gray, S., Restrepo, M. A., Cain, K., Catts, H., Bridges, M., Nielsen, D., Hogan, T., Bovaird, J. & Ron Nelson, J., Nov 1 2015, In : Child development. 86, 6, p. 1948-1965 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

59 Scopus citations

Use of Self-Monitoring to Maintain Program Fidelity of Multi-Tiered Interventions

Nelson, J. R., Oliver, R. M., Hebert, M. A. & Bohaty, J., Jan 17 2015, In : Remedial and Special Education. 36, 1, p. 14-19 6 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

5 Scopus citations
2014

Improving Language-Focused Comprehension Instruction in Primary-Grade Classrooms: Impacts of the Let’s Know! Experimental Curriculum

Language, Pratt, A., Logan, J., Justice, L. M., Lomax, R., O’Connell, A., Pentimonti, J., Petrill, S. A., Piasta, S. B., Gray, S., Restrepo, M. A., Cain, K., Catts, H., Bridges, M., Nielsen, D., Hogan, T., Bovaird, J. & Nelson, J. R., Sep 1 2014, In : Educational Psychology Review. 26, 3, p. 357-377 21 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Mathematics instruction for students with emotional and behavioral disorders: A best-evidence synthesis

Ralston, N. C., Benner, G. J., Tssai, S. F., Riccomini, P. J. & Nelson, J. R., 2014, In : Preventing School Failure. 58, 1, p. 1-16 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

15 Scopus citations
2013

Closing the achievement gap of youth with emotional and behavioral disorders through multi-tiered systems of support

Benner, G. J., Kutash, K., Ron Nelson, J. & Fisher, M. B., Aug 2013, In : Education and Treatment of Children. 36, 3, p. 15-29 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

23 Scopus citations

Longer Term Effects of a Tier 2 Kindergarten Vocabulary Intervention for English Learners

Vadasy, P. F., Nelson, J. R. & Sanders, E. A., Mar 2013, In : Remedial and Special Education. 34, 2, p. 91-101 11 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

7 Scopus citations
2012

Behavior intervention for students with externalizing behavior problems: Primary-level standard protocol

Benner, G. J., Ron Nelson, J., Sanders, E. A. & Ralston, N. C., 2012, In : Exceptional Children. 78, 2, p. 181-198 18 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

22 Scopus citations

Comprehensive behavior management: Individualized, classroom, and schoolwide approaches

Martella, R. C., Ron Nelson, J., Marchand-Martella, N. E. & O’Reilly, M., Jan 1 2012, SAGE Publications Inc. 433 p.

Research output: Book/ReportBook

11 Scopus citations

Preliteracy speech sound production skill and later literacy outcomes: A study using the templin archive

Overby, M. S., Trainin, G., Smit, A. B., Bernthal, J. E. & Nelson, R., Jan 1 2012, In : Language, speech, and hearing services in schools. 43, 1, p. 97-115 19 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

19 Scopus citations
2011

A best evidence synthesis of literacy instruction on the social adjustment of students with or at-risk for behavior disorders

Nelson, J. R., Lane, K. L., Benner, G. J. & Kim, O., Feb 2011, In : Education and Treatment of Children. 34, 1, p. 141-162 22 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations

Classroom-based functional behavioral assessment: Does the literature support high fidelity implementation?

Allday, R. A., Nelson, J. R. & Russel, C. S., Dec 2011, In : Journal of Disability Policy Studies. 22, 3, p. 140-149 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations

Efficacy of a tier 2 supplemental root word vocabulary and decoding intervention with kindergarten Spanish-speaking english learners

Nelson, J. R., Vadasy, P. F. & Sanders, E. A., 2011, In : Journal of Literacy Research. 43, 2, p. 184-211 28 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations

The influence of fidelity of implementation on the reading outcomes of middle school students experiencing reading difficulties

Benner, G. J., Nelson, J. R., Stage, S. A. & Ralston, N. C., Jan 2011, In : Remedial and Special Education. 32, 1, p. 79-88 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
2010

A meta-analysis of the effects of reading instruction on the reading skills of students with or at risk of behavioral disorders

Benner, G. J., Ron Nelson, J., Ralston, N. C. & Mooney, P., Feb 2010, In : Behavioral Disorders. 35, 2, p. 86-102 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalReview article

36 Scopus citations
5 Scopus citations
2009

The child outcomes of a behavior model

Nelson, J., Hurley, K., Synhorst, L., Epstein, M., Stage, S. & Buckley, J., Sep 1 2009, In : Exceptional Children. 76, 1, p. 7-30 24 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

28 Scopus citations

Types of language disorders in students classified as ED: Prevalence and association with learning disabilities and psychopathology

Benner, G. J., Martison, R. E., Nelson, J. R. & Ralston, N. C., Nov 2009, In : Education and Treatment of Children. 32, 4, p. 631-653 23 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
2008

Academic performance of students with emotional and behavioral disorders served in a self-contained setting

Lane, K. L., Barton-Arwood, S. M., Nelson, J. R. & Wehby, J., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Behavioral Education. 17, 1, p. 43-62 20 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

96 Scopus citations

Academic processing speed mediates the influence of both externalizing behavior and language skills on the academic skills of students with emotional disturbance

Benner, G. J., Nelson, J. R., Allor, J. H., Mooney, P. & Dai, T., Mar 2008, In : Journal of Behavioral Education. 17, 1, p. 63-78 16 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

6 Scopus citations

Convergent validity of the Early Childhood Behavior Problem Screening Scale

Griffith, A. K., Nelson, J. R., Epstein, M. H. & Pederson, B., Aug 2008, In : Journal of Early Intervention. 30, 4, p. 282-294 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations

Which risk factors predict the basic reading skills of children at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders?

Nelson, J. R., Stage, S., Trout, A., Duppong-Hurley, K. & Epstein, M. H., Feb 2008, In : Behavioral Disorders. 33, 2, p. 75-86 12 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2007

Factor Structure, Internal Consistency, and Interrater Reliability of the Early Childhood Behavior Problem Screening Scale

Nelson, R., Epstein, M., Griffith, A. & Hopper, J., Jul 2007, In : Topics in Early Childhood Special education. 27, 3, p. 148-154 7 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

3 Scopus citations
Open Access
45 Scopus citations

Risk factors predictive of the problem behavior of children at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders

Nelson, J. R., Stage, S., Duppong-Hurley, K., Synhorst, L. & Epstein, M. H., 2007, In : Exceptional Children. 73, 3, p. 367-379 13 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

34 Scopus citations
2006
28 Scopus citations

Naturalistic study of the behavior of students with EBD referred for functional behavioral assessment

Erickson, M. J., Stage, S. A. & Ron Nelson, J., Mar 2006, In : Journal of Emotional and Behavioral Disorders. 14, 1, p. 31-40 10 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

8 Scopus citations
9 Scopus citations

Profiles of young children teacher-identified as at risk for emotional disturbance: A pilot study

Trout, A. L., Epstein, M. H., Nelson, J. R., Reid, R. & Ohlund, B., Feb 2006, In : Behavioral Disorders. 31, 2, p. 162-175 14 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

4 Scopus citations
2005
28 Scopus citations

An investigation of the language skills of students with emotional disturbance served in public school settings

Nelson, J. R., Benner, G. J. & Cheney, D., 2005, In : Journal of Special Education. 39, 2, p. 97-105 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations

Effects of a prereading intervention on the literacy and social skills of children

Nelson, J. R., Stage, S. A., Epstein, M. H. & Pierce, C. D., 2005, In : Exceptional Children. 72, 1, p. 29-45 17 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

29 Scopus citations
1 Scopus citations

School as the entry point: Assessing adherence to the basic tenets of the wraparound approach

Epstein, M. H., Nordness, P. D., Gallagher, K., Nelson, J. R., Lewis, L. & Schrepf, S., Feb 2005, In : Behavioral Disorders. 30, 2, p. 85-93 9 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

11 Scopus citations
2004

Academic achievement of K-12 students with emotional and behavioral disorders

Nelson, J. R., Benner, G. J., Lane, K. & Smith, B. W., 2004, In : Exceptional Children. 71, 1, p. 59-73 15 p.

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

285 Scopus citations