ERIC Number: EJ657365
Record Type: Journal
Publication Date: 2001
Reference Count: N/A
The Effect of Lighting on the Behavior of Children Who Are Developmentally Disabled.
Shapiro, Michele; Roth, Dana; Marcus, Angela
Journal of International Special Needs Education, v4 p19-23 2001
A study examined the behavior of 8 Israeli children (ages 2-4) with developmental disabilities and maladaptive behavior who were exposed to direct lighting with unshielded standard fluorescent lamps vs. indirect diffuse full spectrum fluorescent lamps. The duration of adaptive behaviors was significantly higher under the indirect lighting. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Developmental Disabilities, Environmental Influences, Foreign Countries, Lighting, Preschool Education, Visual Environment
The Council for Exceptional Children, 1920 Association Drive, Reston, VA 22190.
Publication Type: Journal Articles; Reports - Research
Education Level: N/A
Authoring Institution: N/A
Identifiers - Location: Israel