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Paseka, Angelika; Schwab, Susanne – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2020
Inclusive education often refers to a school model wherein students with special needs (SEN) spend most of their school time with students without special needs. According to literature, for the implementation of inclusion, the attitudes towards inclusive education as well as the perception of inclusive teaching practices and resources are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Inclusion, Teaching Methods
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Margalit, Malka; Abramowitz, Moshe Z.; Jaffe, Eli; Herbst, Raphael; Knobler, Haim Y. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2020
The inclusion challenge of students with special educational needs does not end in the classroom. Mandatory community services in Israel may present unique challenges and supportive demands from their teachers. The goals of this study were to examine the risks experienced by youth with ADHD who joined rescue workers such as ambulance teams. The…
Descriptors: Posttraumatic Stress Disorder, Adolescents, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Learning Disabilities
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Aktan, Osman; Orakci, Senol; Durnali, Mehmet – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to investigate the relationship between burnout, life satisfaction and quality of life in parents of disabled children and the mediating role of burnout in the relationship between life satisfaction and quality of life. Relational comparison, which is a quantitative research method, was used. The study sample consisted of…
Descriptors: Burnout, Life Satisfaction, Quality of Life, Parent Child Relationship
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Sousa, Paula; Dias, Paulo C.; Cadime, Irene – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
Developmental dyscalculia is a specific learning disability that is described as a heterogeneous and persistent cognitive disorder. Given the need to detect and intervene as early as possible to minimise its effects, teachers' knowledge about symptoms, characteristics and effective intervention strategies in dyscalculia is essential. Given the…
Descriptors: Predictor Variables, Learning Disabilities, Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Knowledge Level
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Sharabi, Adi; Sade, Sarit; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The goals of the study were first to compare the social and academic well-being (loneliness and academic self-efficacy (ASE) among college students with and without learning disabilities (LD), as well as three personal strengths (hope, optimism and sense of coherence (SOC). The second goal was to identify the predicting factors to their loneliness…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy, Well Being
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Hakkarainen, Airi M.; Holopainen, Leena K.; Savolainen, Hannu K. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
Learning difficulties have been found to dilute the possibilities that young adults have in their educational careers. However, during the last few decades, education has become increasingly important for employment and overall life satisfaction. In the present study, we were interested in the effects of mathematical and reading difficulties and…
Descriptors: Followup Studies, Learning Problems, Foreign Countries, Behavior Problems
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Sharabi, Adi; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
Many adolescents spend time online, communicating with friends, family members and strangers, and these social activities have been often related with their loneliness experience. The goals of this study were to examine the social distress expressed by adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD) and to distinguish between unique…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Friendship, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns
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Kotzer, Efrat; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to identify predictors of competence among adolescents with learning disabilities (LD) who participated in a virtual supported self-advocacy programme within the risk and protective paradigm. The sample consisted of 374 adolescents with and without learning disabilities, students of the 7th to 9th grades, at 15…
Descriptors: Competence, At Risk Persons, Predictor Variables, Advocacy
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Lowenthal, B. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
Short-term memory deficits are examined as precursors of learning disabilities in early childhood. The theories of Jean Piaget, Robbie Case, and Joseph Torgesen are reviewed to construct a theoretical framework. Supportive experimental studies are described, followed by implications for remediation and intervention. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Intervention, Learning Disabilities, Learning Theories