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Eldblom, Julia; Boström, Petra; Broberg, Malin; Åsberg Johnels, Jakob – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2021
Reading difficulties are linked to several disadvantages in the general population. Less is known about correlates of reading difficulties in individuals with intellectual and severe developmental disabilities (IDD). Vocabulary and word reading were assessed in 112 adolescents with IDD, recruited from Special needs comprehensive schools in Sweden…
Descriptors: Reading Difficulties, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Adolescents
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Gibson, Jenny L.; Newbury, Dianne F.; Durkin, Kevin; Pickles, Andrew; Conti-Ramsden, Gina; Toseeb, Umar – Oxford Review of Education, 2021
The quality of a child's early language and communication environment (ELCE) is an important predictor of later educational outcomes. However, less is known about the routes via which these early experiences influence the skills that support academic achievement. Using data from the Avon Longitudinal Study of Parents and Children (n = 7,120) we…
Descriptors: Emergent Literacy, Language Acquisition, Language Skills, Oral Language
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Ennis, Robin Parks; Lane, Kathleen Lynne; Flemming, Sarah Cole – Exceptionality, 2021
Teachers may benefit from using classroom-delivered, low-intensity strategies to increase engagement of students at-risk for emotional and behavioral disorders and academic failure in the general education classroom. This project focused on empowering teachers to be involved in every step of the research process: screening, planning, data…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Learner Engagement, Student Behavior, At Risk Students
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Ng, Rowena; Heinrich, Kimberley; Hodges, Elise – Journal of Mental Health Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2020
Introduction: The primary aim of this retrospective study was to assess differential associations between sleep disturbances with externalizing/internalizing problems, ADHD profiles (inattention, hyperactivity/impulsivity), and social impairment among children with ADHD, autism spectrum disorder (ASD), and comorbid diagnoses (ASD+ADHD). Methods:…
Descriptors: Sleep, Correlation, Comorbidity, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
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Guterman, Oz; Neuman, Ari – Journal of Further and Higher Education, 2019
Research has indicated significant disparities in the academic achievement of minority and majority groups in most Western countries. In light of the role of academic achievement as the main component of social mobility, it is important to understand the source of these differences between the majority and minority groups. The present research…
Descriptors: Differences, Academic Achievement, Higher Education, Goal Orientation
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D'Amico, Antonella – International Journal of Emotional Education, 2018
"Developing Emotional Intelligence" is an Italian language multimedia tool created for children between 8 and 12 years of age. The software is based on the four 'branches' of model of emotional intelligence proposed by Mayer and Salovey and aims to evaluate and improve abilities in perception of emotions; using emotion to facilitate…
Descriptors: Emotional Intelligence, Educational Technology, Technology Uses in Education, Multimedia Instruction
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de Vries, Marieke; Verdam, Mathilde G. E.; Prins, Pier J. M.; Schmand, Ben A.; Geurts, Hilde M. – Autism: The International Journal of Research and Practice, 2018
Previously, a total of 121 children with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) performed an adaptive working memory (WM)-training, an adaptive flexibility-training, or a non-adaptive control (mock)-training. Despite overall improvement, there were minor differences between the adaptive and mock-training conditions. Moreover, dropout was relatively…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Short Term Memory, Training
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Kurnaz, Ahmet – Journal of Education and Training Studies, 2018
In this study whether the expectancy belief has a mediating role in the correlation between cost value perception and task value perception of gifted students towards mathematics was examined. It is predicted that the correlation between cost value and task value perceptions of gifted students towards mathematics can change according to their…
Descriptors: Correlation, Academically Gifted, Mathematics Instruction, Foreign Countries
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Bildiren, Ahmet – Early Child Development and Care, 2018
The objective of this study was to examine the different development characteristics of gifted children during the preschool period in comparison with normal developing children according to family observation. For this purpose, face-to-face interviews were carried out with the parents of 112 children identified as gifted and data regarding the…
Descriptors: Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Student Characteristics, Developmental Psychology, Gifted
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Gangl, Melanie; Moll, Kristina; Jones, Manon W.; Banfi, Chiara; Schulte-Körne, Gerd; Landerl, Karin – Scientific Studies of Reading, 2018
Dyslexia in consistent orthographies like German is characterized by dysfluent reading, which is often assumed to result from failure to build up an orthographic lexicon and overreliance on decoding. However, earlier evidence indicates effects of lexical processing at least in some German dyslexic readers. We investigated variations in reading…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, German, Grade 3, Grade 4
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van Hulst, Branko M.; de Zeeuw, Patrick; Bos, Dienke J.; Rijks, Yvonne; Neggers, Sebastiaan F. W.; Durston, Sarah – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2017
Background: Changes in reward processing are thought to be involved in the etiology of attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), as well as other developmental disorders. In addition, different forms of therapy for ADHD rely on reinforcement principles. As such, improved understanding of reward processing in ADHD could eventually lead to…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Task Analysis, Reinforcement, Therapy
Pilarinos, Vassiliki; Solomon, C. R. – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2017
The present study examined the relationship between parenting styles and the psychosocial adjustment of 48 children aged 7 to 11 years, each of whom had been identified as gifted on the basis of a score of 130 or above on the Wechsler Intelligence Scale for Children--Fourth Edition. Parenting styles and child psychosocial adjustment were measured…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Gifted, Children, Intelligence Tests
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Elwin, Marie; Schröder, Agneta; Ek, Lena; Wallsten, Tuula; Kjellin, Lars – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2017
We identified clusters of atypical sensory functioning adults with ASC by hierarchical cluster analysis. A new scale for commonly self-reported sensory reactivity was used as a measure. In a low frequency group (n = 37), all subscale scores were relatively low, in particular atypical sensory/motor reactivity. In the intermediate group (n = 17)…
Descriptors: Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Multivariate Analysis
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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
Langberg, Joshua M.; Molitor, Stephen J.; Oddo, Lauren E.; Eadeh, Hana-May; Dvorsky, Melissa R.; Becker, Stephen P. – Grantee Submission, 2017
Objective: The primary objective of this study was to evaluate the prevalence of multiple types of sleep problems in young adolescents with ADHD. Method: 262 adolescents comprehensively diagnosed with ADHD and their caregivers completed well-validated measures of sleep problems and daytime sleepiness. Participants also completed measures related…
Descriptors: Sleep, Early Adolescents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Drug Therapy
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