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Tharinger, Deborah – Journal of School Psychology, 2000
Supports the view that children's developmental status and varied family, school, and cultural contexts all caution overgeneralization on empirically supported treatments. Supports Hughes' notion of developmental psychopathology as a relevant asset for school psychology practice and intervention research. Discusses several obstacles when applying…
Descriptors: Child Development, Child Psychology, Counseling Theories, Developmental Psychology
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Gardner, Joby – Urban Review: Issues and Ideas in Public Education, 2011
In the context of talk about changing their lives, incarcerated young men and their supervisors talk about faith as a force for positive change. Given the historical and contemporary significance of religion as a locus of organizing and collective struggle, I argue that faith represents a potential asset in efforts to assist incarcerated young…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Institutionalized Persons, Males, Youth
Wisconsin Executive Committee on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention, Madison. – 1998
The Executive Committee and the Subcommittee on Adolescent Pregnancy Prevention were charged to develop and provide leadership to implement a state plan to reduce adolescent pregnancy in Wisconsin. Both the negative outcomes for adolescent parents and their children and the cost to society are at issue. This document serves as a first step to…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Early Parenthood, Pregnancy, Prevention
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McMullen, Penelope – Focus on Autism and Other Developmental Disabilities, 2000
In this article, a woman recounts her discovery at 50 years old that she has autism. Her relief at finding an explanation for why she had experienced the world differently is discussed, along with the assets of autism. The psychic ability of individuals with autism and their spirituality are described. (CR)
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adults, Autism, Children
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Stein, Julian – Physical Educator, 1984
Microcomputers can be an asset for the physical educator in dealing with special education students. Factors to keep in mind when exploring the use of computers in the classroom are offered. (DF)
Descriptors: Computer Managed Instruction, Developmental Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
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Lado, Robert – NABE: The Journal for the National Association for Bilingual Education, 1981
The thesis of the article is that learning to read developmentally through the native language at the critical reading age can turn the reading handicap of Hispanic and other bilingual children into the asset of literacy in two languages. (Author/NQA)
Descriptors: Bilingual Education Programs, Bilingual Students, Cognitive Development, Hispanic Americans
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Brett, Arlene – Dimensions of Early Childhood, 1997
Argues that computers and related technology can be an important asset in the classrooms of young children with disabilities. Suggests that this technology can promote mobility, communication, and learning; increase independence; augment abilities; compensate for learning challenges; overcome learned helplessness; and foster competence and…
Descriptors: Computer Uses in Education, Developmental Disabilities, Developmentally Appropriate Practices, Disabilities
Fletcher, Jerry L. – 1980
The paper seeks to find a way to make rural education the focus of special efforts to develop electronic technologies, and to use rural schools as the developmental sites for configurations of technology that have broad and general utility. The first section suggests that smallness is an asset to rural education, for education in small units is…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Elementary Secondary Education, Program Development, Rural Schools