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Browder, Diane M.; Spooner, Fred; Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Harris, Amber A.; Wakeman, Shawnee – Exceptional Children, 2008
This article reports on a comprehensive literature review and meta-analysis of 68 experiments on teaching mathematics to individuals with significant cognitive disabilities. Most of the studies in the review addressed numbers and computation or measurement. Within the computation studies identified, most focused on counting, calculation, or number…
Descriptors: Research Design, Mathematics Teachers, Mathematics Instruction, Mental Retardation
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Browder, Diane M.; Grasso, Edward – Remedial and Special Education, 1999
A review of the literature identified 43 studies that provided instruction in money skills for individuals with mental retardation. Most studies taught money skills in the context of making purchases or classroom instruction on money computation. Guidelines are offered for research and practice. (DB)
Descriptors: Basic Skills, Daily Living Skills, Elementary Secondary Education, Mental Retardation
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Gardill, M. Cathleen; Browder, Diane M. – Education and Training in Mental Retardation and Developmental Disabilities, 1995
Three students (ages 12 and 13) with developmental disabilities and severe behavior disorders were taught independent purchasing skills. To bypass the need for money computation skills, discrimination between three stimulus classes of frequent purchases (vending machine snack, convenience store snack, lunch) were trained. Two students mastered the…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Behavior Disorders, Consumer Education, Daily Living Skills