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Cross, Tracy L., Ed.; Coleman, Laurence J., Ed.; Cross, Jennifer Riedl, Ed. – Prufrock Press Inc, 2012
The field associated with educating students with gifts and talents has grappled for years with issues associated with locating and appropriately serving diverse students. As our schools have become more diverse, educators have struggled to effectively deal with the diversity of student backgrounds. Consequently, diversity among the gifted child…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Learning Disabilities, Gifted Disabled, Gender Differences
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Fakolade, O. A.; Oyedokun, S. O. – Journal of the International Association of Special Education, 2015
The paper considered several psychosocial variables as predictors of school adjustment of 40 gifted students with learning disabilities in Junior Secondary School in Ikenne Local Government Council Area of Ogun State, Nigeria. Purposeful random sampling was employed to select four schools from 13 junior secondary schools in the area, six…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Psychological Patterns, Social Influences, Student Adjustment
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Barnard-Brak, Lucy; Johnsen, Susan K.; Hannig, Alyssa Pond; Wei, Tianlan – Roeper Review, 2015
From a sample of 13,176 children with disabilities who were a part of the Special Education Elementary Longitudinal Study, 330 students achieved a score at the 90th percentile or higher on the Woodcock-Johnson III. These children represent some 9.1% of children who have disabilities nationally and who might be identified as gifted or academically…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Gifted Disabled, Special Education, Learning Disabilities
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Bianco, Margarita; Leech, Nancy L. – Teacher Education and Special Education, 2010
The goal of this mixed methods study was to explore differences among teachers (n = 52 special education teachers, n = 195 general education teachers, and n = 30 gifted education teachers) on their perceptions of students with disabilities and their willingness to refer them to a gifted and talented program. In this follow-up to an earlier work,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Satterley, Donna – Gifted Child Today, 2015
As a special education coordinator of students with learning disabilities, I come into contact quite frequently with students who are considered twice exceptional. My role is to provide support to teachers on how to best meet the needs of the students with special needs in my school district. It is imperative that collaboration occurs between…
Descriptors: Special Education, Learning Disabilities, Role, Regular and Special Education Relationship
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Lee, Frances Lai Mui; Yeung, Alexander Seeshing; Tracey, Danielle; Barker, Katrina – Topics in Early Childhood Special Education, 2015
Whereas the inclusion of children with special needs in regular classrooms has gained increasing advocacy, teachers' attitudes vary. Previous studies examining teacher attitudes have focused on primary and secondary schools in the Western world, and little is known about early childhood settings in Eastern countries. This study used MANOVA to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Mainstreaming
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Elhoweris, Hala – Educational Studies, 2008
This study investigated the effect of the disability labels: learning disabilities (LD), physical disabilities (PHD) and emotional and behavioural disorder (EBD), on United Arab Emirates public school general education and special education teachers' willingness to refer and place students in gifted and talented programmes. A total of 269…
Descriptors: Gifted, Physical Disabilities, Talent, Learning Disabilities
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De La Paz, Susan; Butler, Cameron – Learning Disabilities: A Multidisciplinary Journal, 2018
This article considers the topic of motivation for writing, and explores connections between writing interventions and motivation. We review the extant literature with K12 students who participated in writing interventions and examine the motivation outcomes in those studies to determine whether improvements in writing ability also led to…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Learning Disabilities, Writing Instruction, Intervention
Gilman, Barbara J. – Great Potential Press, Inc., 2008
Formerly titled "Empowering Gifted Minds: Educational Advocacy That Works", the author believes this book is the definitive manual on gifted advocacy for gifted students. The author tells parents and teachers how to document a child's abilities to provide reasonable educational options year by year. This book provides imperative information on…
Descriptors: Charter Schools, Academically Gifted, Learning Disabilities, Underachievement
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Bianco, Margarita – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2005
This study investigated the effect of the disability labels learning disabilities (LD) and emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD) on public school general education and special education teachers' willingness to refer students to gifted programs. Results indicated that teachers were significantly influenced by the LD and EBD labels when making…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Referral, Learning Disabilities, Behavior Disorders
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Bianco, Margarita – Theory Into Practice, 2010
This article explores the possibilities of a strength-based Response to Intervention (RTI) model for developing and identifying gifted potential. Although much has been written about the promises and challenges of RTI in recent years, the utility of RTI for meeting the needs of gifted learners has not been fully explored. This article seeks to…
Descriptors: Gifted, Talent, Intervention, Disabilities
Brown, Elissa F.; Abernethy, Sherry H. – Gifted Child Today, 2009
As a field, gifted education does not endorse any one approach to serving students because of the range of student abilities and resulting concomitant diverse needs. Therefore, service delivery in gifted education is still heavily teacher dependent. Yet, many of the components of Response to Intervention (RtI) are employed in gifted education,…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, State Standards, Accountability, Leadership
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Bell, Sherry Mee; McCallum, R. Steve – International Education, 2012
Relationships between foreign language learning and four characteristics--anxiety, aptitude, attitudes and attributions for success--were investigated for 95 students enrolled in introductory level Spanish classes at a large, southeastern university in the United States. Examination grades resulted in significantly positive correlation with an…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Aptitude Tests, Language Aptitude, Learning Disabilities
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Assouline, Susan G.; Nicpon, Megan Foley; Whiteman, Claire – Gifted Child Quarterly, 2010
Gifted and talented students who also have a specific learning disability (SLD) are typically referred to as twice-exceptional and are among the most underserved students in our schools. Previous special education laws promoted a wait-to-fail approach; therefore, gifted students with SLD often were overlooked because their average academic…
Descriptors: Assignments, Academically Gifted, Talent, Written Language
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Robinson, Shawn Anthony – Journal for the Education of the Gifted, 2017
The purpose of this study was to describe my academic journey as a gifted Black male with dyslexia. The central research question was the following: What were some of the stories along my academic pathway that seem significant? The research design positioned me inside the culture in which I am the topic of examination. The research methodology…
Descriptors: Personal Narratives, Inquiry, Ethnography, African American Students
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