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Estrada, Eduardo; Ferrer, Emilio; Shaywitz, Bennett A.; Holahan, John M.; Shaywitz, Sally E. – Developmental Psychology, 2018
Identifying change at the individual level is an important goal for researchers, educators, and clinicians. We present a set of statistical procedures for identifying individuals who depart from a normative change. Using Latent Change Scores models (LCS), we illustrate how the Individual Likelihood computed from a statistical model for change…
Descriptors: Change, Children, Adolescents, Age Differences
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Berninger, Virginia; Abbott, Robert; Cook, Clayton R.; Nagy, William – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
Relationships between attention/executive functions and language learning were investigated in students in Grades 4 to 9 (N = 88) with and without specific learning disabilities (SLDs) in multiword syntax in oral and written language (OWL LD), word reading and spelling (dyslexia), and subword letter writing (dysgraphia). Prior…
Descriptors: Correlation, Attention Control, Executive Function, Multiple Regression Analysis
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Britton, Nicole Scott; Collins, Belva C.; Ault, Melinda Jones; Bausch, Margaret E. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Within the context of a multiple baseline design, the researchers in this investigation used a constant time delay (CTD) procedure to teach two classroom support personnel (i.e., paraprofessional, peer tutor) to use a simultaneous prompting (SP) procedure when teaching a high school student with a moderate intellectual disability to (a) identify…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Time Factors (Learning), Prompting, High School Students
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Leikin, Roza; Leikin, Mark; Paz-Baruch, Nurit; Waisman, Ilana; Lev, Miri – High Ability Studies, 2017
In order to achieve the present study's goal--to understand better the phenomenon of mathematical giftedness--we performed a multidimensional examination of the mental processing in students who exhibited mathematical expertise (EM) at the secondary school level. The study included participants from the three groups: students who excelled in…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Mathematics Skills, Cognitive Processes, Secondary School Students
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Shepley, Sally B.; Smith, Katie A.; Ayres, Kevin M.; Alexander, Jennifer L. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2017
Self-instruction for individuals with an intellectual disability can be viewed as a pivotal skill in that once learned this skill has collateral effects on future behaviors in various environments. This study used a multiple probe across participants design to evaluate video modeling to teach high school students with an intellectual disability to…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Teaching Methods, Intellectual Disability
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Konrad, Moira; Clark, Kelly A.; Test, David W. – Career Development and Transition for Exceptional Individuals, 2017
Students with disabilities trail behind their peers without disabilities while in school, as well as in post-secondary outcome areas. Given that self-determination and enhanced academic skills are associated with improved post-school outcomes, one possible solution is to identify interventions that teach self-determination and academic skills…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Teaching Methods, Disabilities, Writing Instruction
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Poch, Apryl L.; Lembke, Erica S. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2017
According to the Simple View of Writing, four primary skills are necessary for successful writing (Berninger & Amtmann, 2003; Berninger & Winn, 2006). Transcription skills (e.g., handwriting, spelling) represent lower-order cognitive tasks, whereas text generation skills (e.g., ideation, translation) represent higher-order…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Executive Function, Short Term Memory, Factor Analysis
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Sherrow, Lauren A.; Spriggs, Amy D.; Knight, Victoria F. – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2016
This study investigated effects of video modeling (VM) when teaching recreation and leisure skills to three high school students with moderate intellectual disabilities and autism spectrum disorder. Results, evaluated via a multiple probe across participants design, indicated that VM was effective for teaching all students to play the Wii.…
Descriptors: Models, High School Students, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Satsangi, Rajiv; Bouck, Emily C.; Taber-Doughty, Teresa; Bofferding, Laura; Roberts, Carly A. – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2016
A sizable body of literature exists studying various technologies and pedagogical practices for teaching secondary mathematics curriculum to students with a learning disability in mathematics. However, with the growing footprint of computer-based technologies in today's classrooms, some areas of study, such as the use of virtual manipulatives,…
Descriptors: Algebra, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Disabilities, Manipulative Materials
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Heinrich, Sara; Collins, Belva C.; Knight, Victoria; Spriggs, Amy D. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2016
Effects of an embedded simultaneous prompting procedure to teach STEM (science, technology, engineering, math) content to three secondary students with moderate intellectual disabilities in an inclusive general education classroom were evaluated in the current study. Students learned discrete (i.e., geometric figures, science vocabulary, or use of…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Prompting, High School Students, Inclusion
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Sahin, Feyzullah – Cogent Education, 2016
Creativity of the individual is dependent on numerous factors, such as knowledge, general intelligence and emotional intelligence. The general purpose of this study is to investigate the effect of general intelligence, emotional intelligence and academic knowledge on the emerging of domain-specific creativity. The study was conducted on 178…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Emotional Intelligence, Knowledge Level, Predictor Variables
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McKenney, Elizabeth L. W.; Stachniak, Catherine; Albright, Jordan; Jewell, Jeremy D.; Dorencz, Julie M. – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2016
An exploratory, observation-based study sought to strengthen understanding of the development of social communication skills that facilitate academic success, particularly within general education settings. Sixteen middle and high school students with Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD), all of whom participated in at least one period per day of core…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Social Behavior, General Education
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Al-Yagon, Michal – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2016
This study examined the role of adolescents' perceived close relationships with significant others (attachment relationships with mothers/fathers, appraisal of homeroom teacher as secure base, and quality of peer friendship) in explaining differences in their socioemotional and behavioral functioning (peer-network/peer-dyadic loneliness,…
Descriptors: Parent Child Relationship, Teacher Student Relationship, Peer Relationship, Predictor Variables
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Kennedy, Michael J.; Deshler, Donald D.; Lloyd, John Wills – Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2015
The purpose of this experimental study is to investigate the effects of using content acquisition podcasts (CAPs), an example of instructional technology, to provide vocabulary instruction to adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD). A total of 279 urban high school students, including 30 with LD in an area related to reading, were…
Descriptors: Vocabulary Development, Multimedia Instruction, Adolescents, Learning Disabilities
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Bartholomew, Audrey; Test, David W.; Cooke, Nancy L.; Cease-Cook, Jennifer – Education and Training in Autism and Developmental Disabilities, 2015
Research has indicated students can learn both transition planning and a wide variety of academic skills; however, due to recent legislation and the widely adopted Common Core State Standards, transition planning skills are sometimes being de-emphasized in favor of academic instruction. This study used a multiple probe across participants design…
Descriptors: High School Students, Developmental Disabilities, Intellectual Disciplines, Autism
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