Using the HPST Framework to Improve Reading Comprehension with Students with Intellectual Disabilities in a University Setting

Jose M. Pombo and Amanda Giust, Florida International University, USA, ID CLEaR2017-412;     Abstract: The Historic, Philosophic, Societal, and Takeaway (HPST) Framework, a guide developed for document analysis (Pombo, 2015), was implemented in Panther LIFE, a postsecondary transition program.  The purpose of this study was to explore the necessary adaptations for implementation with students with intellectual disabilities as well as their reading comprehension outcomes.