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Breitenbach, Marlene M.; Armstrong, Vickie L.; Bryson, Susan E. – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2013
In this article, we describe an inclusive educational programme for a young boy severely affected by autism. The programme is exemplary not only academically, but also in terms of what children need socially and emotionally. It represents best practices in action. Given the wide agreement about what constitutes best education practices, but the…
Descriptors: Best Practices, Autism, Severe Disabilities, Inclusion
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Gustafson, Stefan; Samuelsson, Christina; Johansson, Ellinor; Wallmann, Julia – Scandinavian Journal of Educational Research, 2013
According to the Simple View of Reading, reading ability can be divided into decoding and language comprehension. In the present study, decoding and comprehension's contribution to reading ability was studied both in children with reading difficulties and in children with typical reading ability. Decoding and comprehension was further divided into…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Reading Ability, Reading Comprehension, Decoding (Reading)
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Rock, Donald A.; Stenner, A. Jackson – Future of Children, 2005
The authors introduce readers to the research documenting racial and ethnic gaps in school readiness. They describe the key tests, including the Peabody Picture Vocabulary Test (PPVT), the Early Childhood Longitudinal Study (ECLS), and several intelligence tests, and describe how they have been administered to several important national samples of…
Descriptors: School Readiness, Intelligence Tests, Test Results, Test Theory