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Shah, Nirvi – Education Week, 2012
Creating private school vouchers for special education students--programs that are largely unchallenged in court, unlike other publicly financed tuition vouchers--can be the perfect way to clear a path for other students to get school options, according to school choice proponents. At least seven states--Arizona, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Ohio,…
Descriptors: Educational Vouchers, Private Schools, Disabilities, Special Education
Bryer, Fiona, Ed.; Beamish, Wendi, Ed. – Springer, 2019
This book reports on the use of behavioural support -- an evidence-based approach developed in the USA to meet students' special educational needs -- in Australia and selected thriving Asian countries. It brings together key issues and insights into how educational policy and practices in different societies and cultures influence the uptake of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Student Needs, Educational Policy
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Rivera, Christopher J.; McKissick, Bethany; Adams, Madison – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2020
Forty-one states and 928 teacher preparation programs across the United States are using the Teaching Performance Assessment (edTPA) as an evaluation tool to determine teacher readiness and/or meet licensure requirements. Nationwide, pre-service special education teachers struggle to demonstrate proficiency in specific areas of the edTPA (i.e.,…
Descriptors: Rural Education, Special Education, Preservice Teachers, Practicums
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Yokochi, Sawako; Okada, Takeshi – Journal of Creative Behavior, 2021
The present study investigates how emerging/young and established/expert artists create artwork, paying special attention to modifications in the art-making process. Here, "process modification" is the means by which artists generate new artistic concepts by modifying elements of their previous artwork. To examine whether emerging…
Descriptors: Art Activities, Creativity, Artists, Novices
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Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Bakken, Jeffrey P., Ed. – Advances in Special Education, 2019
"Special Education for Young Learners with Disabilities" brings together leaders in the field of young children with disabilities, to present their ideas and research on different disability topics. Beginning with an introduction to the topic, the remaining chapters include discussions on learning disabilities, emotional and behavioral…
Descriptors: Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Young Children, Learning Disabilities
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Mooney, Paul; Ryan, Joseph B.; Gunter, Philip L.; Denny, R. Kenton – Advances in Special Education (MS), 2012
In addressing positive general education teaching practices for use with students with or at risk for emotional and behavioral disorders (EBD), the chapter emphasizes teacher behavior change research that has been informed by applied behavior analytic (ABA) principles. Its central theme is that general education teachers can access research…
Descriptors: General Education, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Behavior Change
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Bakken, Jeffrey P., Ed.; Obiakor, Festus E., Ed. – Advances in Special Education, 2019
While services for students with disabilities have been vastly improved in recent years, and research has created far greater awareness for the issues they face, there are still many obstacles to overcome as these students progress through the education system. This book discusses the considerable challenges these students conquer in education,…
Descriptors: Special Education, Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Hearing Impairments
Ruich, Lawrence Joseph – ProQuest LLC, 2016
This qualitative study examines the identities of three secondary special education teachers in self-contained classrooms. Nationally, there is a serious shortage of special educators interested in and successful working with students exhibiting emotional and behavioral disorders. An understanding of teacher identity and the personal and…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Secondary School Teachers, Special Education Teachers, Self Contained Classrooms
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Obiakor, Festus E., Ed.; Bakken, Jeffrey P., Ed. – Advances in Special Education, 2021
In order to properly understand and compare traditional and innovative assessment techniques for students with disabilities, we must be able to access examples of how they work in a logical and thoughtful sequence. This finely curated collection of thirteen chapters presents ideas and research on different disability topics from key leaders in the…
Descriptors: Student Evaluation, Students with Disabilities, Children, Special Education
Vernon, Ann, Ed.; Doyle, Kristene A., Ed. – American Counseling Association, 2017
This comprehensive book showcases different approaches to cognitive behavior therapy (CBT) and focuses on the implementation of these various theories in real-world practice. Following an overview of cognitive therapy, practitioners and scholars discuss behavior therapy, cognitive therapy, rational emotive behavior therapy, multimodal therapy,…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Therapy, Behavior Theories
Weingarten, Zachary – ProQuest LLC, 2018
The aim of this study was to explore the variation in student behavior across the ED, LD, and OHI disability categories and to examine demographic, behavioral, and academic factors that may place students at risk for negative outcomes. This study used teachers' rating of students' in-class behavior to identify latent classes of students in the ED,…
Descriptors: Student Behavior, Reading Achievement, Emotional Disturbances, Learning Disabilities
Torres, Tera, Ed.; Barber, Catherine R., Ed. – Charles C. Thomas, Publisher, Ltd, 2017
Special education law and practice have undergone profound transformation over the past 50 years. Students with disabilities are now more likely to receive a free and appropriate education in the least restrictive environment possible; however, the ideals of the law have not always been manifested in effective practice. Although special education…
Descriptors: Special Education, Disabilities, Case Studies, Disability Identification
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Hott, Brittany L.; Berkeley, Sheri; Reid, Campbell C.; Raymond, Lesli – Exceptionality, 2020
Practitioner journals are one means of translating research to practice. This study explored the extent behavioral interventions for students with mild disabilities are disseminated through special education practitioner journals. Researchers reviewed 3,298 articles published between 1988 and 2017 in four prominent special education practitioner…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Periodicals, Mild Disabilities, Intervention
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Orr, Robyn K.; Caldarella, Paul; Hansen, Blake D.; Wills, Howard P. – Journal of Behavioral Education, 2020
Middle school special education teachers often express concern about challenging student behavior. Class-Wide Function-Related Intervention Teams (CW-FIT), a behavior management program based on school-wide positive behavior support, have been effective in elementary general education classrooms. The present study, the first to apply it in a…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Student Behavior, Middle School Students, Special Education
Iwamasa, Gayle Y., Ed.; Hays, Pamela A., Ed. – APA Books, 2018
This volume shows mental health providers how to integrate cultural factors into cognitive behavior therapy (CBT). Contributing authors describe the application of CBT with clients of diverse cultures and discuss how therapists can refine CBT to increase its effectiveness with clients from a variety of cultural backgrounds. They examine the unique…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Cultural Relevance, Counseling Techniques
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