NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 47 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Asaro-Saddler, Kristie; Muir-Knox, Haley; Meredith, Holly – Exceptionality, 2018
Many adolescents, particularly adolescents with disabilities, have difficulty with literacy tasks such as reading and writing. Yet research has found that when students with disabilities receive appropriate instruction, they typically are able to improve their overall writing outcomes. This study explored the effectiveness of a summary writing…
Descriptors: Literacy, Writing Strategies, Adolescents, Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Goldman, Samantha E.; Burke, Meghan M.; Mason, Carolyn Q.; Hodapp, Robert M. – Exceptionality, 2017
Parents of students with disabilities often receive support from special education advocates, who may be trained through a variety of programs. Using a web-based survey, this study examined the postgraduation advocacy activities of 83 graduates of one such volunteer advocacy training program. In the one to four years after program graduation,…
Descriptors: Special Education, Correlation, Volunteers, Advocacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kauffman, James M.; Anastasiou, Dimitris; Maag, John W. – Exceptionality, 2017
Special education is losing its identity--its visibility, distinctiveness, budget, and basic functions are all at risk. Special education functions include (a) sorting, categorizing, and labeling students who need it; (b) making the right comparisons; (c) honoring diversity but changing "particular" differences; (d) managing stigma; (e)…
Descriptors: Special Education, Classification, Labeling (of Persons), Comparative Analysis
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Royer, David J. – Exceptionality, 2017
Students with disabilities need to be more involved in planning and presenting individualized education program (IEP) meetings, and teachers need an effective, efficient curriculum to teach students how. "My IEP" curriculum uses folding graphic organizers to teach students to self-direct IEP meetings, targeting self-advocacy and…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, Student Centered Learning, Instructional Materials
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Thurlow, Martha L.; Wu, Yi-Chen; Lazarus, Sheryl S.; Ysseldyke, James E. – Exceptionality, 2016
Federal regulations indicate that the achievement gap must be closed between subgroups, including the gap between special education and non-special education students. We explored the ways in which achievement trends are influenced by three methods of reporting (cross-sectional, cohort-static, and cohort-dynamic). We also investigated (a) the ways…
Descriptors: Special Education, Achievement Gap, Mathematics Achievement, Change
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Leaf, Justin B.; Leaf, Jeremy A.; Alcalay, Aditt; Kassardjian, Alyne; Tsuji, Kathleen; Dale, Stephanie; Ravid, Daniel; Taubman, Mitchell; McEachin, John; Leaf, Ronald – Exceptionality, 2016
This study compared most-to-least prompting to flexible prompt fading for teaching four children with an autism spectrum disorder various expressive tasks. Using a parallel treatment design nested into a multiple probe design, researchers taught each participant how to expressively label six pictures with most-to-least prompting and six pictures…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Prompting, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Villarreal, Victor – Exceptionality, 2015
This study examined the educational environment placement and educational outcomes of students identified as having an emotional disturbance (ED). The sample was drawn from special education enrollment data for students aged 6-21 years in the 50 states and Washington, DC in 2010. Additional economic and demographic state-level variables were…
Descriptors: Emotional Disturbances, Outcomes of Education, Special Needs Students, State Surveys
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bossaert, Goele; Colpin, Hilde; Pijl, Sip Jan; Petry, Katja – Exceptionality, 2015
This study focuses on companionship, intimacy, and support of reciprocated friendships of students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), students with motor and/or sensory disabilities, and typically developing students with their classmates at the start of mainstream secondary school. The study included 1379 typically developing students, 65…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Friendship, Mainstreaming, Inclusion
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Ahlgrim-Delzell, Lynn; Rivera, Christopher – Exceptionality, 2015
Mandates such as No Child Left Behind (2001) and Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (2004) shifted the emphasis of instruction to include skills that access the general curriculum for students with moderate to severe intellectual disability. The purpose of this study was to describe changes in literacy instruction of teachers…
Descriptors: Severe Intellectual Disability, Moderate Intellectual Disability, Comparative Analysis, Literacy Education
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Flores, Margaret M.; Ganz, Jennifer B. – Exceptionality, 2014
There is limited research demonstrating direct instruction (DI) as an effective language intervention for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) and developmental disabilities (DD). Existing research has shown that instruction using partial implementation of DI programs resulted in student learning (Ganz, 2007) and instruction using whole…
Descriptors: Direct Instruction, Teaching Methods, Intervention, Language Skills
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Al-Hilawani, Yasser A. – Exceptionality, 2014
In this study, metacognition refers to performing visual analysis and discrimination of real life events and situations in naïve psychology, naïve physics, and naïve biology domains. It is used, along with measuring reaction time, to examine differences in the ability of four groups of students to select appropriate pictures that correspond with…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Pullen, Paige C.; Lane, Holly B. – Exceptionality, 2014
We compared the effects of two approaches to decoding on the word reading skills of struggling first-grade students: decontextualized, teacher directed decoding practice with manipulative letters and embedded, incidental decoding practice. Participants were 98 students at risk for reading disability. We randomly assigned participants to three…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Reading Instruction, Word Recognition, Grade 1
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Useche, Ana Carolina; Sullivan, Amanda L.; Merk, Welmoet; Orobio de Castro, Bram – Exceptionality, 2014
This study examines the concurrent and longitudinal relationships between reactive and proactive aggression and children's peer status. Participants were 94 Dutch elementary school-aged boys in self-contained special education classrooms for students with emotional/behavioral disorders (EBD) and 47 boys with no disabilities in general education…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Aggression, Peer Relationship, Peer Influence
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cuenca-Sanchez, Yojanna; Mastropieri, Margo A.; Scruggs, Thomas E.; Kidd, Julie K. – Exceptionality, 2012
We examined the effectiveness of the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) model of writing instruction with a self-determination training component for middle school-age students with emotional and behavioral disorders. We randomly assigned students to experimental or comparison treatments during which special education teachers provided the…
Descriptors: Self Determination, Writing Skills, Experimental Groups, Self Efficacy
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Balcazar, Fabricio E.; Taylor-Ritzler, Tina; Dimpfl, Shawn; Portillo-Pena, Nelson; Guzman, Alberto; Schiff, Rachel; Murvay, Michele – Exceptionality, 2012
This study describes the results of a program developed to improve the transition outcomes of low-income minority youth with disabilities. The program relies on case management support to facilitate interagency collaboration. The participants included 164 graduates from special education and 26 youth from an equivalent comparison group. Two case…
Descriptors: Intervention, Disabilities, Goal Orientation, Transitional Programs
Previous Page | Next Page »
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4