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Foxworth, Lauren L.; Mason, Linda H.; Hughes, Charles A. – Exceptionality, 2017
Writing standards and objectives outline complex skills for narrative essay writing at the secondary level. Students with disabilities often produce disorganized narratives with fewer narrative elements than their peers without disabilities. A multiple-probe design was used to examine effects of Self-Regulated Strategy Development for the Pick my…
Descriptors: Writing Skills, Writing Improvement, Secondary School Students, Disabilities
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Ernst, William J.; Gallo, Adrienne B.; Sellers, Amanda L.; Mulrine, Jessica; MacNamara, Luciana; Abrahamson, Allison; Kneavel, Meredith – Exceptionality, 2016
The purpose of this study is to determine knowledge of traumatic brain injury among educators. Few studies have examined knowledge of traumatic brain injury in this population and fewer still have included a substantial proportion of general education teachers. Examining knowledge of traumatic brain injury in educators is important as the vast…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Teacher Characteristics, Questionnaires
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Burke, Meghan M.; Dalmage, Heather – Exceptionality, 2016
Although students with disabilities are over-represented in the juvenile justice system and frequently receive poor educational services, few studies have examined strategies to increase compliance with student needs and individualized education programs. In this study, we conducted interviews with eight probation officers in the Advocacy Unit of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Advocacy, Juvenile Justice, Caseworkers
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Sayeski, Kristin L.; Kennedy, Michael J.; de Irala, Sandra; Clinton, Elias; Hamel, Melissa; Thomas, Kristen – Exceptionality, 2015
Researchers have found that teacher preparation programs are not universally preparing teacher candidates in concepts associated with the alphabetic principle. Yet, the majority of students with reading disabilities or who struggle with beginning reading have difficulty with phonology and concepts associated with the alphabetic principle. The…
Descriptors: Multimedia Instruction, Multimedia Materials, Concept Teaching, Fundamental Concepts
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Gagnon, Joseph Calvin; Maccini, Paula; Mulcahy, Candace – Exceptionality, 2014
The current study focuses on results from a national survey of special education mathematics teachers in secondary psychiatric schools. A total of 115 (33.04%) respondents completed a mail or online survey concerning school-level mathematics curriculum and assessment policies and practices. No statistically significant differences existed between…
Descriptors: National Surveys, Special Education Teachers, Mathematics Teachers, Special Schools
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Jordan, Anne – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
This article presents the development and the technical and conceptual characteristics of two of the three measures used in the SET project, to discuss how they relate to each other, and to present evidence of their concurrent validity. The Pathognomonic-Interventionist (P-I) Interview yields rich descriptions of teachers' experiences with one or…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Needs Students, At Risk Students, Teacher Effectiveness
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Hong, Ee Rea; Gong, Liyuan; Ganz, Jennifer B.; Neely, Leslie – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
While no exact information on the prevalence exists, it is assumed that the overall incidence of children with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) has risen every year in Japan. However, given the lack of resources and services for families of children with ASD in Japan, there is a dearth of practical guidance for the support for those families. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Pacing, Electronic Learning, Video Technology
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Freer, John R. R. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
In recent years, educational assistants (EAs) have taken on an integral role in special education. They often work with the most challenging and vulnerable student population (i.e., students with exceptionalities). To prepare EAs, some of Ontario's publicly funded colleges have developed pre-service training programs. In Ontario, the number of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Student Teacher Attitudes, Educational Attitudes, Preservice Teachers
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Arnett, Katy; Mady, Callie – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Responding to the needs of and/or including students with different need profiles has been an area of focus within Canadian French Second Language (FSL) education for many years. This study draws on quantitative data from two questionnaires (administered before and after Canadian teacher candidates in FSL education completed their practica) and on…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, French, Second Language Learning, Second Language Instruction
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MacCormack, Jeffrey W. H. – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Program designers develop a wide range of intervention programs to address the social challenges faced by children and youth with autism spectrum disorder (ASD) but it is not clear how those programs are perceived by families of youth with ASD and the extent to which those programs are accessed. To explore the perceptions of families of youth with…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Interpersonal Competence
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Guo, Karen – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This comparative study investigated the experiences of starting childcare of three immigrant children in three different learning environments in New Zealand. The notion of learning environment was explored as a way of thinking about how different people, places, and approaches to learning have interacted to create a particular site for the…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Immigrants, Educational Environment, Observation
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Hansen, Kathryn D.; Dawson, Debra L.; Specht, Jacqueline A. – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Despite increasing rates of entry, students with learning disabilities (LD) continue to face barriers to completing post-secondary education. Faculty attitudes and knowledge are important factors in supporting students with LD, yet little is known about faculty preparation. No valid, reliable, easy-to-administer inventory exists to assess the…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Teacher Competencies, Test Construction, Teacher Attitudes
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Ettel, Deborah; Glang, Ann E.; Todis, Bonnie; Davies, Susan C. – Exceptionality Education International, 2016
Each year approximately 700,000 U.S. children aged 0-19 years sustain a traumatic brain injury (TBI) placing them at risk for academic, cognitive, and behavioural challenges. Although TBI has been a special education disability category for 25 years, prevalence studies show that of the 145,000 students each year who sustain long-term injury from…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Neurological Impairments, Misconceptions, Knowledge Level
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Knorr, Lyndsay; McIntyre, Laureen J. – Exceptionality Education International, 2016
This study explored the school and life experiences of four adults diagnosed with a fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) from an urban area in western Canada. Semi-structured interviews provided insight into the lives of these adults, including their experiences with this disorder as it related to their social interactions and peer relationships…
Descriptors: Resilience (Psychology), Urban Areas, Foreign Countries, Semi Structured Interviews
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Schock, Robin E.; Lee, Elizabeth A. – Exceptionality Education International, 2016
Rarely are the views of children with learning disabilities elicited. In this study, we used focus groups involving eight students with learning disabilities to explore their self-perceptions as learners and writers using assistive technology (AT). Three groups of two to three Grade 4-8 students and their parents participated in the qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Focus Groups, Self Concept
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