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Mathews, Elizabeth S.; O'Donnell, Margaret – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2020
Forty deaf and hard-of-hearing (DHH) children aged between seven and 13 were tested using two reading assessments selected to separately measure the skills of phonological decoding and reading comprehension. The Nonword Reading Test and the Edinburgh Reading Test, respectively, were used. All of the children were enrolled in full mainstream…
Descriptors: Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Decoding (Reading), Reading Comprehension
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Richter, Mechthild; Flavier, Eric; Popa-Roch, Maria; Clément, Céline – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2020
The transition from primary to secondary school is a challenge, particularly for students with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD). International studies report the perceptions and experiences of different involved stakeholders during the primary-secondary transition in this specific context. Since the 1980s, the French education system has put in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Adjustment, Elementary School Students, Secondary School Students
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Webster, Rob; Blatchford, Peter – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
This paper reports on results from a descriptive study of the nature and quality of the day-to-day educational experiences of 49 13-14 year olds with special education needs and/or disabilities (SEND). All pupils had either an Education Health and Care Plan (EHCP) or a Statement, and attended in mainstream secondary school in England. Pupils…
Descriptors: Individualized Instruction, Teaching Methods, Teacher Role, Teaching Assistants
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Goodall, Craig; MacKenzie, Alison – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Recognition of inclusion in mainstream schools for all people with disabilities is enshrined in the Convention on the Rights of Persons with Disabilities (CRPD). General Comment 4 on Article 24 (Right to inclusive education) of the CRPD provides a concept of inclusion and its core features which we discuss here. Article 7 of the same enjoins state…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Asperger Syndrome
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Casserly, Ann Marie; Tiernan, Bairbre; Maguire, Gabrielle – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
Previous research has focused on inclusive classroom practices in mainstream primary schools but little is documented regarding practices in multi-grade classrooms. The purpose of this paper was to report mainstream primary teachers' perceptions of multi-grade classroom grouping practices to support inclusive education specifically for students…
Descriptors: Elementary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Mixed Age Grouping
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
This study aims to investigate the barriers to parental involvement in Jordanian mainstream schools from the parents' perspective. A 36-item questionnaire that addressed five domains was designed specifically for this study and distributed to 206 parents of children with specific learning disabilities. The results reveal that the main barrier to…
Descriptors: Barriers, Parent Participation, Mainstreaming, Children
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Banks, Joanne; McCoy, Selina; Frawley, Denise – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
Internationally and in Ireland, the adoption of inclusive education frameworks have been broadly welcomed, particularly by parents of children with special educational needs (SEN). Mainstreaming these children is generally viewed as positive primarily because of the social factors associated with attending mainstream schools for children with SEN.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Mainstreaming
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Cook, Anna; Ogden, Jane; Winstone, Naomi – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
To date little is known about the experiences of girls with autism, or how they live with and manage their autism. This qualitative study explored experiences of learning, friendships and bullying of girls with autism. Semi-structured interviews were conducted with 11 girls with autism, aged 11-17 years, and one parent of each girl. Thematic…
Descriptors: Friendship, Bullying, Females, Autism
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Ianes, D.; Cappello, S.; Demo, H. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
Student voice has become increasingly important in educational research at an international level. Research in Italy on school integration of students with disabilities has almost entirely left behind student voice. The very few researches based on student voice suggest that there is a mismatch between student and teacher voices when faced with…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Student Attitudes, Comparative Analysis
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O'Hagan, Siobhan; Hebron, Judith – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
Establishing and maintaining friendships is frequently challenging for young people with autism spectrum conditions (ASC). However, few studies have explored influences on friendship development, meaning that knowledge of friendship formation processes remains limited at a critical point in social development. As friendship can impact on…
Descriptors: Friendship, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Mainstreaming
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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb; Al-Zboon, Eman K.; Baibers, Haitham – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
This study aims to identify the beliefs of Jordanian parents of children with disabilities (CWD), including intellectual disabilities, specific learning disorders and Autism Spectrum Disorder: both in terms of the causes of these disabilities, and the ability of their children to make progress. A qualitative interpretive methodology was employed.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parents, Parent Attitudes, Beliefs
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Domovic, Vlatka; Vidovic Vlasta, Vizek; Bouillet, Dejana – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
The main aim of this research is to examine the basic features of student teachers' professional beliefs about the teacher's role in relation to teaching mainstream pupils and pupils with developmental disabilities. The starting assumption of this analysis is that teacher professional development is largely dependent upon teachers' beliefs about…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Teacher Role
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Hebron, Judith; Bond, Caroline – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
The diverse needs of pupils with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) have led to a continuum of educational provision being promoted in many countries, and which is often developed at a local level. The majority of children and young people with ASD in the UK attend mainstream schools, and resourced mainstream schools are increasingly part of this…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Mainstreaming, Parent Attitudes
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Bond, Caroline; Hebron, Judith – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The majority of children and young people with autism spectrum disorder are educated in mainstream schools. The diverse needs of this group of pupils has led to a continuum of provision being promoted in the UK and other countries, and developed at a local level. This continuum includes mainstream schools with resource provision which can offer…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Mainstreaming, Participant Satisfaction, Followup Studies
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McConkey, Roy; Kelly, Caraoisa; Craig, Sarah; Shevlin, Michael – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
Inclusive rather than segregated schooling has been advocated in several significant international declarations during the past two decades. Even so children with significant intellectual disabilities are at greater risk of being excluded from mainstream education, unless particular efforts are made to support them in such settings. These children…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Mainstreaming, Special Schools
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