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Azzopardi Lane, Claire L.; Cambridge, Paul; Murphy, Glynis – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: This paper explores the sexuality of young persons with learning disability in Malta with respect to their opportunities and the constraints they experience. Materials and Methods: Interpretative phenomenological analysis was used to decode qualitative data collected from persons with learning disability. Results: Findings reveal a…
Descriptors: Sexuality, Phenomenology, Learning Disabilities, Sex Stereotypes
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Gratton, Nicola – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2020
Background: Arts and culture have proven benefits. However, access to arts and culture is not consistent. For people with learning disabilities, arts and culture are often considered therapeutic activities, and therefore, the needs of people with learning disabilities in accessing mainstream arts and culture are often overlooked. This research…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Art Activities, Cultural Activities, Barriers
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Deshpande, Divya S.; Riccomini, Paul J.; Hughes, Elizabeth M.; Raulston, Tracy J. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2021
While school performance suggests students with learning disabilities require intervention to demonstrate mathematics proficiency, little is known about how they approach problem solving in secondary geometry. Think aloud protocols highlight the higher order thinking skills underlying complex academic tasks. We conducted an exploratory descriptive…
Descriptors: Problem Solving, Geometric Concepts, Protocol Analysis, Secondary School Mathematics
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Gartland, Debi; Strosnider, Roberta – Learning Disability Quarterly, 2017
This is an official document of the National Joint Committee on Learning Disabilities (NJCLD), of which Council for Learning Disabilities is a long-standing, active member. With this position paper, NJCLD advocates for the implementation of high-quality education standards (HQES) for students with learning disabilities (LD) and outlines the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Academic Standards, Educational Quality, Academic Achievement
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Cudré-Mauroux, Annick; Piérart, Geneviève; Vaucher, Carla – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Intervention to increase self-determination of people with learning disabilities is a major issue for social care practices. This study examines relational needs of people with learning disabilities regarding self-determination in the context of the relationships they share with social care professionals. Method: We held focus group…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Learning Disabilities, Intervention, Goal Orientation
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Kabuto, Bobbie – Educational Forum, 2020
The research presented in this article analyses 242 written responses to interview questions conducted with families who live in the United States to explore parental perceptions of disabilities. The data were analyzed through a case study methodology and discourse analysis. Findings from this study illustrate how parents drew upon both medical…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Social Influences
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Smith, Kasee L.; Rayfield, John – Journal of Agricultural Education, 2019
Career and technical education (CTE) courses, including agricultural education courses, are home to a disproportionately large number of students with learning disabilities. Agricultural education has been sought as a potential solution to teaching abstract STEM concepts through experiential learning methods. Abstract concepts are noted in the…
Descriptors: STEM Education, Learning Disabilities, Experiential Learning, Learning Strategies
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Giannaki, Rengina; Hewitt, Olivia – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2021
Background: Existing studies show mixed results of the effectiveness of CBT for people with learning disabilities and anxiety. Method: A CBT group was run for people with learning disabilities and anxiety, who attended with a supporter. Qualitative interviews were conducted post-group and analysed using thematic analysis. Standardised…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring, Group Therapy, Learning Disabilities
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Siegel, Linda S. – International Journal for Research in Learning Disabilities, 2019
Dyslexia and other learning disabilities are not being properly recognized and treated in our educational system or society at large. Unrecognized and untreated learning disabilities represent a serious social and economic problem, not only to the individual but to society as a whole. For example, antisocial behavior, as seen in prison populations…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Learning Disabilities, Disability Identification, Screening Tests
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Cluley, Victoria – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2017
Background: It is now expected that projects addressing the lives of people with learning disabilities include people with learning disabilities in the research process. In the past, such research often excluded people with learning disabilities, favouring the opinions of family members, carers and professionals. The inclusion of the voices of…
Descriptors: Photography, Social Action, Learning Disabilities, Multiple Disabilities
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Cuccu, Zara; Bourne, Tom; Abi-Aad, Gerrard; Bennett, Samantha – Journal of Applied Research in Intellectual Disabilities, 2021
Background: People with learning disabilities have higher rates of admitted patient care than the general population. This study explored emergency hospital admissions during 2018/19 in association with learning disability health check recording in general practice within the Kent Integrated Dataset during 2016/17 to 2018/19. Methods: Multiple…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hospitals, Patients, Developmental Disabilities
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Chapman, Hazel M.; Lovell, Andrew; Bramwell, Ros – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2018
Background: Health consultations are an interpersonal activity that influence health outcomes and attitudes towards self and health professionals for people with learning disabilities. Annual health checks have been introduced to improve health inequalities for people with learning disabilities. Method: A narrative literature review of health care…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Health Services, Health Needs, Outcome Measures
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Walton, Catherine; Isaac, Andrew; Kerr, Mike – British Journal of Learning Disabilities, 2019
Background: Vitamin D deficiency can increase the risk of bone disease, muscle weakness and fractures. The aim of this systematic review is to assess for the prevalence of Vitamin D deficiency in people with learning disability. Method: The "Preferred Reporting Items for Systematic Reviews and Meta-analyses" checklist was followed where…
Descriptors: Incidence, Nutrition, Learning Disabilities, At Risk Persons
Bekirogullari, Zafer – Online Submission, 2018
Based on the recent research, Cognitive behavioural therapy (CBT) has extensively popularised particularly in the last three decades. As a standard therapeutic approach, CBT has been widely applied in solving numerous mental related problems. As will be seeing later in the paper, majority of persons with learning disabilities are the ageing…
Descriptors: Cognitive Restructuring, Behavior Modification, Psychotherapy, Learning Disabilities
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Hord, Casey; DeJarnette, Anna F. – Learning Disabilities: A Contemporary Journal, 2020
The researchers conducted a qualitative analysis of the perceptions of school personnel and pre-service teachers about an Algebra I tutoring program for students with learning disabilities. The researchers surveyed and interviewed the participants about the effectiveness of the program for the mathematics learning of the students with LD at the…
Descriptors: Algebra, Students with Disabilities, Learning Disabilities, Tutoring
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