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Merit Question and Answer
Online Reading Programs for Special Education


Area of Concern: Reading Comprehension
Submitted by: Teacher
Grade Level: Special Education
Competency: Below Level
I am a special education teacher at the elementary level. My district is looking into buying some new online reading programs. The levels of the students vary, with a large portion of the students having autism. Any suggestions/recommendations would be very helpful!


Merit Software has helped many special needs children with their reading comprehension.

Our most popular programs for this purpose are Reading Comprehension Booster and Reading Skill Builder.

Reading Skill Builder helps students master specific reading skills: vocabulary, sequence, main idea, fact-opinion, factual recall and inference.

Reading Comprehension Booster helps students sharpen their critical thinking skills. Students work with exercises to determine main idea, make inferences and draw conclusions.

Each products' web page has a full-working demo (no login required) along with implementation ideas and pricing.

Good luck!


Based on your question, Merit Software recommends the following programs:

Merit Software's Solutions lists many more programs can help with your educational success. For a complete list, please visit Merit Solutions.

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