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Garrels, Veerle; Granlund, Mats – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
This study describes the adaptation and validation of the American Institute for Research (AIR) Self-Determination Scale for use in Norwegian research and education. The study contributes to the field by enabling reliable assessment of self-determination of Norwegian students with intellectual disability. The operational equivalence of the…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Intellectual Disability, Factor Analysis, Foreign Countries
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Olsson, Lena M.; Elgmark Andersson, Elisabeth; Granlund, Mats; Huus, Karina – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
Background: Children with a mild intellectual disability (ID) and their families often require social services; however, because of the characteristics of the formal service system, these families may be at risk of not receiving necessary services. The aim of this study was to obtain knowledge regarding the types and number of services that…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Social Services, Mild Mental Retardation, Inclusion
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Lidstrom, Helene; Granlund, Mats; Hemmingsson, Helena – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2012
The aim of this study was to determine the information and communication technologies use in school activities of two groups of students with physical disabilities, comprised of those who did and those who did not use a computer-based assistive technology device (ATD) and to make a comparison with students from the general population. In addition,…
Descriptors: School Activities, Physical Disabilities, Computer Uses in Education, Educational Technology
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Maxwell, Gregor; Granlund, Mats – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
This study approaches inclusive schools by looking at how conditions for participation are expressed for pupils with additional support needs in education policy documents in Sweden and Scotland. By using five dimensions of the environment--availability, accessibility, affordability, accommodability and acceptability--expressions of conditions for…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Content Analysis, Educational Policy, Special Needs Students
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Sandstrom Kjellin, Margareta; Granlund, Mats – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2006
A multiple case study is reported aiming at identifying the degree of taking part and of being engaged in classroom activities for children with and without reading and writing difficulties/dyslexia. The aim was also to investigate the accordance between "effective literacy teaching" and children's expressed interest and observed taking…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Children, Class Activities, Learning Activities