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Jones, Leah; Gold, Eluned; Totsika, Vasiliki; Hastings, Richard P.; Jones, Mariel; Griffiths, Annee; Silverton, Sarah – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
Parents of children with intellectual disabilities and/or autism have been shown to experience higher levels of distress than other parents. Despite such data having been available for several decades, the evidence base for psychological interventions to support parental well-being is small. Recent data suggest that both mindfulness and acceptance…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Parent Education, Special Schools, Autism
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Webb, Rosemary; Greco, Veronica; Sloper, Patricia; Beecham, Jennifer – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
Across the world countries are advocating the education of children and young people with disabilities in mainstream schools. There is also increasing interest in developing effective coordination of the specialist services pupils with disabilities receive from different agencies. This is accompanied by growing recognition that such care…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Teaching Methods, Student Needs
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Cole, Barbara Ann – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2005
This paper considers the role of the Special Educational Needs Coordinator (SENCO), the teacher responsible for the implementation of policies relating to the teaching and learning of children with special educational needs (SEN) in mainstream schools in England and Wales. SENCOs also have a role to play in the inclusion of children with learning…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Problems, Educational Needs, Inclusive Schools
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Lindsay, Geoff; Dockrell, Julie E.; Mackie, Clare; Letchford, Becky – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2005
Children with specific speech and language difficulties (SSLD) pose a challenge to the education system as a result of their language needs and associated educational and social-behavioural difficulties. Local education authorities (LEAs) in England and Wales have developed language units to meet their needs but previous research has indicated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Needs, Age, School Districts
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Redmond, Patrick; And Others – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
The study compared 10 special schools for pupils with moderate learning difficulties in England and Wales using interview data and curriculum documentation. Strong differences among schools were found in such categories as use of objectives, specification of curriculum intention, monitoring of pupil progress, and curriculum evaluation. (DB)
Descriptors: Curriculum Development, Curriculum Evaluation, Educational Quality, Elementary Secondary Education