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Moyi, Peter – Educational Research and Reviews, 2011
Sub-Saharan Africa has the highest incidence of child labor in the world and estimates show that it continues to grow. This paper examines the causes and magnitude of child labor in Kenya. Unlike previous studies that examined child labor as only an economic activity, this paper includes household chores. Including household chores is important…
Descriptors: Equal Education, Incidence, Educational Attainment, Child Labor
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Hampton, L. H.; Kaiser, A. P. – Journal of Intellectual Disability Research, 2016
Background: Although spoken-language deficits are not core to an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) diagnosis, many children with ASD do present with delays in this area. Previous meta-analyses have assessed the effects of intervention on reducing autism symptomatology, but have not determined if intervention improves spoken language. This analysis…
Descriptors: Children, Autism, Meta Analysis, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Feldman, Maurice A.; Battin, Susan M.; Shaw, Olivia A.; Luckasson, Ruth – Disability & Society, 2013
This study investigated whether children with disabilities are excluded from mainstream child development research. Fifteen per cent of 533 articles from "Child Development" and "Developmental Psychology" (1996-2010) were randomly selected. The exclusion rate was 89.9% when no mention of participants with disabilities was…
Descriptors: Children, Research, Child Development, Participation
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Lieberman-Betz, Rebecca G. – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2015
This article examined the reporting of four elements of fidelity of implementation (FOI) in parent-mediated early communication treatment studies. Thirty-five studies were reviewed to extract information regarding reporting of dosage, adherence, quality, and participant responsiveness for both practitioners and parents involved in parent-delivered…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Oral Language, Communication Skills, Interpersonal Communication
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Butler, Ashley M.; Titus, Courtney – Journal of Early Intervention, 2015
This article reviews the literature reporting engagement (enrollment, attendance, and attrition) in culturally adapted parent training for disruptive behavior among racial/ethnic minority parents of children ages 2 to 7 years. The review describes the reported rates of engagement in adapted interventions and how engagement is analyzed in studies,…
Descriptors: Parent Education, Culturally Relevant Education, Child Behavior, Behavior Problems
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Byrne, Andrew – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2013
This review presents the results of a literature scoping exercise looking at the decisions parents of children with special educational needs (SEN) make when choosing a secondary placement to send their child at change of phase. The review reports on studies that were conducted in England and other areas of the UK as well as in Australia and the…
Descriptors: Performance Factors, School Choice, Educational Needs, Special Needs Students
Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, 2012
The Canada Education Savings Program (CESP) has been an initiative of the Government of Canada since 1998. As part of the Department of Human Resources and Skills Development Canada, the program administers the Canada Education Savings Grant (CESG) and the Canada Learning Bond (CLB). These two initiatives help Canadian families save for a child's…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Grants, Statistics, Educational Finance
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Järkestig Berggren, Ulrika; Hanson, Elizabeth – Child Care in Practice, 2016
Young children and adolescents who have a parent with a serious physical illness require information and support to cope with their everyday lives. The purpose of this scoping review was to summarise and disseminate the research findings of interventions that support children in families with a serious physically ill parent. The review also aimed…
Descriptors: Family Relationship, Intervention, Parents, Coping
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Stewart, Shannon L.; Leschied, Alan; den Dunnen, Wendy; Zalmanowitz, Sharla; Baiden, Philip – Child & Youth Care Forum, 2013
Background: Children involved in the child welfare system (CWS) have a greater need for mental health treatment relative to children in the general population. However, the research on mental health treatment for children in the CWS is sparse with only one known previous review of mental health services with children in the CWS. Objective: This…
Descriptors: Health Services, Mental Health, Child Welfare, Mental Health Programs
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Chezan, Laura C.; Gable, Robert A.; McWhorter, Gabriela Z.; White, Sherita D. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2017
Our purpose in this systematic review was to identify, evaluate, and summarize the single-case research design studies examining behavioral interventions to address self-injurious behavior for young children with autism spectrum disorder. We identified 24 studies published between 2000 and 2016 that met the inclusion criteria. We reviewed and…
Descriptors: Children, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Child Behavior
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Toplak, Maggie E.; West, Richard F.; Stanovich, Keith E. – Journal of Child Psychology and Psychiatry, 2013
Background: Both performance-based and rating measures are commonly used to index executive function in clinical and neuropsychological assessments. They are intended to index the same broad underlying mental construct of executive function. The association between these two types of measures was investigated in the current article. Method and…
Descriptors: Executive Function, Performance Based Assessment, Rating Scales, Cognitive Tests
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Karst, Jeffrey S.; Van Hecke, Amy Vaughan – Clinical Child and Family Psychology Review, 2012
Raising a child with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) can be an overwhelming experience for parents and families. The pervasive and severe deficits often present in children with ASD are associated with a plethora of difficulties in caregivers, including decreased parenting efficacy, increased parenting stress, and an increase in mental and…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Parents
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Rubin, Beth C. – National Education Policy Center, 2017
The No Child Left Behind Act (NCLB) was signed into law in 2001, fueled by bipartisan concern about the standardized test scores of U.S. students in comparison with their international cohort and dissatisfaction with gaps in achievement between certain student groups--low income, English-language learners, special education, and students of…
Descriptors: Educational Legislation, Federal Legislation, Standardized Tests, High Stakes Tests
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Mainwaring, Debra J. – Journal of Psychologists and Counsellors in Schools, 2015
This article advocates for proactive, dynamic and comprehensive psycho-educational assessments for children and young people who have a history of complex trauma, because of its known effects on development and learning. A case study is shared of a young woman with a history of complex trauma because of exposure to parental neglect, multiple…
Descriptors: Psychoeducational Methods, Trauma, Psychological Evaluation, Case Studies
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Knight, Victoria; McKissick, Bethany R.; Saunders, Alicia – Journal of Autism and Developmental Disorders, 2013
A comprehensive review of the literature was conducted for articles published between 1993 and 2012 to determine the degree to which technology-based interventions can be considered an evidence-based practice to teach academic skills to individuals with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). Criteria developed by Horner et al. ("Except Child"…
Descriptors: Intervention, Skill Development, Academic Ability, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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