Skip to main content
Presentation
Use Bibliotherapy to Improve Reading Comprehension and Socially Appropriate Behavior
Annual Convention and Expo of the Council for Exceptional Children (2005)
  • Karen L Parker
  • Beth E Ackerman, Liberty University
Abstract

Bibliotherapy, the process of reading books with therapeutic intent, can be applied for students with disabilities, who often experience peer rejection and low self-esteem. Various settings are appropriate, including the resource room or inclusive classroom. Bibliotherapy is an effective tool for developing reading comprehension and self-concept.

Keywords
  • reading,
  • comprehension,
  • bibliotherapy,
  • behavior
Disciplines
Publication Date
April 7, 2005
Comments
Presentation at the 2005 Annual Convention and Expo of the Council for Exceptional Children, Baltimore, MD
Citation Information
Karen L Parker and Beth E Ackerman. "Use Bibliotherapy to Improve Reading Comprehension and Socially Appropriate Behavior" Annual Convention and Expo of the Council for Exceptional Children (2005)
Available at: http://works.bepress.com/beth_ackerman/11/