Dr. Michael Solis is an assistant professor of special education in the Graduate School of Education. His line of research focuses on vocabulary and reading comprehension interventions for students with reading difficulties in grades four through 12. Solis is currently pursing a series of studies designed to support the development of evidence-based reading practices for students with autism spectrum disorders. He is also pursuing a line of research investigating the impacts of background knowledge and text coherence on reading comprehension outcomes.
On Educational Interventions
Solis is equipped to speak on a broad range of topics related to educational interventions, including multitiered systems of supports, or MTSS; evidence-based reading interventions for students in kindergarten through 12th grade; vocabulary and reading comprehension interventions for students with learning disabilities, dyslexia, and other learning difficulties; reading interventions for students with autism spectrum disorders; and co-teaching and inclusion.