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Barber, Christine – British Journal of Special Education, 1996
This case study describes the mainstreamed and accelerated educational program being provided to a 15-year-old boy in England who is highly gifted and has Asperger's Syndrome, a condition with many autistic-like characteristics. The boy's special education program to develop his social, communication, and independence skills is highlighted. (DB)
Descriptors: Acceleration (Education), Asperger Syndrome, Autism, Case Studies
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Green, Fiona; Bayley, John – British Journal of Special Education, 1987
The article describes activities of two education guidance centers in England providing short-term help to behavior disordered students ages 3-15. Program features include classroom-based intervention, individual and group therapy, interim special class placement, and work with families. Assessment and intervention practices are summarized, and…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Case Studies, Educational Diagnosis, Elementary Secondary Education
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Conway, Jim; Hepworth, Roy – British Journal of Special Education, 1987
A case study of a local education agency (LEA) in Barnsley, England reveals how one LEA implemented the 1981 Education Act. A description of LEA characteristics is followed by a discussion of assessment procedures (e.g., annual screening and a Teacher Information Package) and a within-child interpretation of special needs. (JW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Disabilities, Educational Diagnosis, Educational Legislation
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Wedell, K.; And Others – British Journal of Special Education, 1987
A case study approach focused on five local education agencies (LEAs) in England to study the implementation process of the 1981 Education Act. Interviews with professionals focused on such issues as the definition of special educational needs, recognition of child and parental rights, and effectiveness of special education provisions. (JW)
Descriptors: Case Studies, Childrens Rights, Disabilities, Educational Legislation