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Maryam, Bourbour; Sören, Högberg; Gunilla, Lindqvist – Early Childhood Education Journal, 2020
This study aimed to explore preschool teachers' actions in order to support children's learning processes in a context where an interactive whiteboard (IWB) is used. Five preschool teachers and 22 children aged 4-6 were video observed in 2017 and early spring 2018 over a period of 5 months. The findings of the study revealed 21 scaffolding actions…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Learning Processes, Video Technology, Preschool Teachers
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Shojaee, Setareh; Hemati Alamdarloo, Ghorban; Nikoobin Borujeni, Forud – International Journal of Inclusive Education, 2020
The aim of the present study was to compare the adjustment difficulties of siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and typically developing children. The statistical population of the present study included all siblings of children with autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and typically developing…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Siblings, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Kildahl, Arvid Nikolai; Berg, Lars Krogh; Nilssen, Anne Lise Enger; Bjørgo, Kathrine; Rødningen, Olaug; Helverschou, Sissel Berge – Journal of Intellectual & Developmental Disability, 2020
Background: Phelan-McDermid Syndrome (PHMDS)/22q13.3 deletion syndrome is a rare genetic disorder linked to Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and Intellectual Disability (ID). There are reports of PHMDS co-occurring with psychiatric disorders, but little is known about the assessment of such disorders in PHMDS. Method: A case study focusing on a…
Descriptors: Genetic Disorders, Psychiatry, Medical Evaluation, Mental Disorders
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Liegghio, Maria – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
While globally advances have been made to recognize children as social actors in their own right, for psychiatrized young people their experiences of distress are often seen as a limitation and thus used as a justification for denying their meaningful participation in matters of concern to their lives. However, what would it mean if 'mental…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Child Health, Youth, Mental Disorders
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Lindholm, Sofia Kvist; Wickström, Anette – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
Over the past decades, reports from official authorities and the media have suggested that there is a 'crisis' in young people's mental health. However, there is considerable uncertainty regarding how to interpret the data referred to in these alarming reports. The present article draws on 'the minority voices' of young people and theories…
Descriptors: Mental Health, Mental Disorders, Classification, Adolescents
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Beeker, Timo; Witeska-Mlynarczyk, Anna; te Meerman, Sanne; Mills, China – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
When discussed in the context of diagnosing or medicating children, psychiatrization is usually portrayed as a more or less monolithic top-down process, which, according to some, enables a child's right to health, while for others is a form of child abuse. This article challenges these conceptualizations in two steps: First, it draws on available…
Descriptors: Psychiatry, Mental Health, Drug Therapy, Children
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Kaushal, Pamela; Hewitt, Olivia; Rafi, Amina; Piratla, Manjula; Maddock, Sarah Rowena; Moye, Barbara; Chaplin, Robert; Fountoulaki, Garyfallia – International Journal of Developmental Disabilities, 2020
Objectives: The objectives of this mixed methods study are to (1) investigate the knowledge and skills of mainstream psychiatrists in managing patients with Intellectual Disability (ID) and comorbid mental health disorders, (2) assess their perception of the quality and accessibility of services for this population, and (3) establish the local…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Psychiatry, Allied Health Personnel, Patients
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Franklin, Anita; Brady, Geraldine; Bradley, Louise – Global Studies of Childhood, 2020
Understandings of disability are situated within social, political and economic circumstances. Internationally, medical conceptualisations of disability prevail, influencing policy and practice, creating a discourse which encourages categorisation, diagnosis and prescribed ways of understanding behaviour. This body of knowledge has a profound…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Behavior, Attitudes toward Disabilities