This study examines the impact of reading intervention on ratings of student attention over time. Participants include middle school students. Findings suggest that intensive, response-based reading intervention over 3 years may improve reading achievement and behavioral attention in middle school struggling readers where reading influences attention.
Roberts, G., Rane, S., Fall, A. M., Denton, C. A., Fletcher, J. M., & Vaughn, S. (2015). The impact of intensive reading intervention on level of attention in middle school students. Journal of Clinical Child & Adolescent Psychology, 44(6), 942–953.