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Eskicumali, Ahmet; Kara, Naif; Arslan, Serhat; Uzun, Kadriye – Online Submission, 2020
The aim of this study is to examine the communication skills of gifted students in terms of various variables in order to form a program model to support their interpersonal communication skills. After determining the interpersonal communication skills of the students in Science and Art Center (BILSEM), it is aimed to improve the communication…
Descriptors: Communication Skills, Academically Gifted, Interpersonal Communication, Adolescents
Russell, Todd T.; Craddock, Christopher S.; Kodatt, Stephanie A.; Ramirez, Dora Maria – Online Submission, 2017
Fetal Alcohol Spectrum Disorders (FASD) present serious problems for the twenty-first century. These disorders describe a variety of neurological and behavioral deficits that result from exposure of an unborn child to alcohol during pregnancy. While thousands of children are diagnosed with FASD annually, FASD is completely preventable if women…
Descriptors: Prevention, Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Cultural Relevance, Hispanic Americans
Swanson, Sarah – Online Submission, 2017
The purpose of this study is to measure the effects of fostering resilience through art education for students with severe physical disabilities ages 7-21. Recent trends of fostering resilience through art education were explored. Current attitudes towards art education for severely disables individuals were also explored. Of particular interest…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Art Education, Teaching Methods, Severe Disabilities
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Eren, Bilgehan – Online Submission, 2017
Dyslexia is defined as a difficulty in learning at an expected level according to age, intelligence and education that is given, even though the intelligence level of the individual is normal or above normal. Individuals with dyslexia have difficulties in many developmental areas that can be considered in the scope of music therapy. Interventions…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Musical Instruments, Music Education, Teaching Methods
Akyüz, Murat; Odabas, Cansu; Akyüz, Öznur; Dogru, Yeliz; Senel, Ömer; Tas, Murat; Besikçi, Tolga – Online Submission, 2016
Purpose: The aim of this study is to examine the effects of regular sport training implemented at Integrated Disabled Athlete Department on autistic children's adolescence development of individual abilities as motor proficiencies. Method: The subject group of this study is composed of 12 boys with autism who practiced physical education programs…
Descriptors: Males, Autism, Athletics, Training
Pracana, Clara, Ed. – Online Submission, 2015
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends (InPACT) 2015, taking place in Ljubljana, Slovenia, from 2 to 4 of May. Psychology, nowadays, offers a large range of scientific fields where it can be applied. The goal of understanding individuals and groups (mental functions and behavioral…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Foreign Countries, College Students, Academic Achievement
Skidmore, Kevin – Online Submission, 2014
As a part of the Individualized Education Plan (IEP), special education teachers work along with their student with special needs and their parent(s)/guardian(s) to create and implement Individualized Transition Plans (ITP) to assist the student with their transition to the post-school environment. As mandated by Individuals with Disabilities…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Disabilities, Adolescents, Special Education
Pracana, Clara, Ed.; Silva, Liliana, Ed. – Online Submission, 2013
We are delighted to welcome you to the International Psychological Applications Conference and Trends 2013, taking place in Madrid, Spain, from 26 to 28 of April. Our efforts and active engagement can now be rewarded with these three days of exciting new developments about what we are passionate about: Psychology and its connections. We take pride…
Descriptors: Educational Psychology, Psychoeducational Methods, Elementary School Students, Student Attitudes
Olson, Jeremy; Frenzel, Erika – Online Submission, 2010
Substance prevention programs proliferate throughout America's Schools. Since 1998, the US Department of Education (US DOE) has required that school-based programs funded with federal subsidies be subject to a four stage process to insure effectiveness. The current study applies multivariate Ordinary Least Squares (OLS) techniques to data from a…
Descriptors: Substance Abuse, Prevention, Health Programs, School Activities
Walsh, Rachael – Online Submission, 2010
This research evaluates the social context of adolescent intervention programs through a critical lens to determine the impact on youth postsecondary decisions with respect to both educational attainment and deviant behavior, further examining the role of education from a social and political perspective. The Education Longitudinal Study 2002/06…
Descriptors: Intervention, Educational Attainment, Role of Education, Program Effectiveness
Walsh, Rachael Mae – Online Submission, 2010
While access to education may be increasing, equity still eludes the U.S. education system, specifically for low socioeconomic status students. Using both educational and deviance theoretical frames, this study examines the effectiveness of adolescent intervention programs with respect to educational attainment and deviant behaviors. The Education…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Intervention, Outcomes of Education, Educational Attainment
Quarles, Alice; Maldonado, Nancy L.; Lacey, Candace H.; Thompson, Steve D. – Online Submission, 2008
This qualitative study explored the relationships between six Little Sisters (mentees) and their Big Sisters (mentors) to develop an understanding of the perceptions of high-risk adolescent female mentees and their mentors regarding their mentoring relationships. Participants were purposefully selected--those actively involved in a formal…
Descriptors: Mentors, Self Efficacy, Data Analysis, Skill Development
Silver, Rawley – Online Submission, 2008
Violent incidents occur frequently in schools and suicide ranks second to accidents as the leading cause of death among adolescents. The purpose of this presentation is to summarize the findings of six studies that used a stimulus-drawing task for access to fantasies, thoughts, and feelings. The studies were based on the theory that the task can…
Descriptors: Adults, Disabilities, Comparative Analysis, Delinquency
Roffman, Jennifer G.; Pagano, Maria E.; Hirsch, Barton J. – Online Submission, 2001
Many dangers and challenges face inner-city minority children during their after-school hours. Youth development programs provide an alternative to spending this time unsupervised. We examined the relationship between children's experiences in selected urban Boys and Girls Clubs and child functioning. Because the sample (N = 296) consisted of…
Descriptors: Urban Areas, After School Programs, Age Differences, Gender Differences