SEARCH was developed as a screening instrument for children ages 63-80 months. SEARCH is based on both clinical and statistical research that focuses on neuropsychological skills basic to reading and the language arts. Click here to learn more.
Curriculum and Learning
TEACH is a resource book of instructional methods and fifty-five task cards that builds a child’s pre-academic skills specific to reading and the language arts. TEACH considers a child’s strong and weak academic areas. Click here to learn more.
SEARCH & TEACH is nationally recognized early intervention program that ascertains the needs of young learners before they experience academic failure and its associated emotional consequences. Click here to learn more about the program.
Changing Lives for Forty Years
SEARCH & TEACH is approved by the Joint Dissemination Review Panel (JDRP) of the Interdisciplinary Model for national validation. The JDRP, created back in 1972, has supported the SEARCH & TEACH program for over 30 years.
The JDRP was composed of over 20 in-house Federal staff members with evaluation and dissemination expertise who were drawn from many Education Division offices. Since the JDRP saw its role as reviewing the evidence of effectiveness, they relied on the submitting offices to pre-review the submissions “for social fairness of content and procedures, and for honesty, completeness, and accuracy of the evidence supporting the intervention’s effectiveness.”
Forty Years of Changing Lives
SEARCH & TEACH was developed by child psychiatrist Archie Silver, M.D. (1917-2010) and psychologist Rosa A. Hagin, Ph.D., and the staff of the Learning Disorders Unit at the New York University School of Medicine. It is based on extensive interdisciplinary research on the diagnosis and treatment of learning disorders. SEARCH & TEACH is an early intervention program that ascertains the needs of young learners before they experience academic failure and its associated emotional consequences.
Available in Both English and Spanish
Busqueda is the Spanish language adaptation of SEARCH, designed to detect learning difficulties in children whose primary language is not English. Studies have shown that 23% of children with limited English proficiency in their program have limited skills in their native language as well.
NILD Recognized Program
The National Institute for Learning Disabilities (NILD) is pleased to offer SEARCH & TEACH training at various times and locations each school year. For more information, call toll-free at 1.877.661.NILD or visit their web site at www.nild.net.