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Hoover, John J.; deBettencourt, Laurie U. – Exceptionality, 2018
Recent political, fiscal, and educational equity challenges require a renewed emphasis in our efforts to advocate for increased culturally and linguistically responsive education, making certain to further advance the accomplishments of the past four decades. The education of diverse exceptional learners is well established within the fields of…
Descriptors: Student Diversity, Special Education, Cultural Differences, Language Usage
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Blankenship, A. Paige; Canto, Angela I. – Exceptionality, 2018
The purpose of this study is to replicate a study conducted by Hux, Marquardt, Skinner, and Bond (1999) in which the researchers explored the frequency of traumatic brain injuries (TBI) in the special education population as compared to the frequency of TBI among students in general education. Hux and colleagues (1999) found that roughly…
Descriptors: Brain, Head Injuries, Special Education, Elementary Secondary Education
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Ok, Min Wook; Kim, Woori – Exceptionality, 2017
New technology devices such as iPads and iPods have become very popular and widely used in special education settings to teach students with disabilities. The 20 selected single-case design studies published by November 2015 were comprehensively reviewed to examine the effects of using iPads and iPods on academic performance and engagement of…
Descriptors: Handheld Devices, Technology Uses in Education, Special Education, Disabilities
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Ok, Min Wook; Rao, Kavita; Bryant, Brian R.; McDougall, Dennis – Exceptionality, 2017
Some researchers have characterized Universal Design for Learning (UDL) as a promising framework to provide diverse students with access to the general education curriculum, but to what extent and how have UDL-based interventions fulfilled that promise? The purpose of this review was to analyze studies that investigated impacts of UDL-based…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Preschool Education, Elementary Secondary Education, Literature Reviews
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Glang, Ann; Ettel, Deborah; Todis, Bonnie; Gordon, Wayne A.; Oswald, Jennifer M.; Vaughn, Susan L.; Connors, Susan H.; Brown, Margaret – Exceptionality, 2015
Long-term follow-up studies conducted during the K-12 school years suggest that challenges related to childhood traumatic brain injury (TBI) tend to persist or worsen over time. A 1999 survey of State Directors of Special Education revealed that most states had emerging initiatives for children with TBI and were expanding their capacity to serve…
Descriptors: Head Injuries, Brain, Student Personnel Services, Special Needs Students
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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
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Yell, Mitchell L.; Walker, David W. – Exceptionality, 2010
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Improvement Act (IDEIA) of 2004 makes significant and controversial changes to the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA). Two very significant changes in this law are provisions that (a) allow school districts to spend up to 15% of their IDEA Part B funds on early intervening services in…
Descriptors: Civil Rights, Eligibility, Hearings, Learning Disabilities
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Arnett, Katy; Mady, Callie – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
This case study is focused on a small group of novice teachers of French as a second language (FSL) in the Canadian K-12 context. More specifically, it presents the perceptions and ideas that inform new teachers' views toward the suitability of French as a second language and toward exemption and/or exclusion for two populations: students who are…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Second Language Programs, French, Beginning Teachers
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Rose, Chad A.; Monda-Amaya, Lisa E.; Preast, June L. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Successful approaches for decreasing bullying among youth hinge on the competence of teachers, yet teachers' perceptions of bullying often differ from those of students. This study used the Bullying Perceptions Scale--Revised to investigate perceptions of 221 pre-service teachers at a large university in the midwestern United States. Results…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Bullying, Verbal Communication
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Gelman, Jennifer A.; Pullen, Patricia L.; Kauffman, James M. – Exceptionality, 2004
The reauthorization of the Elementary and Secondary Education (No Child Left Behind) Act is questioned with reference to the requirement that every state ensure that all special education teachers are highly qualified and are receiving high-quality professional development. The conclusion is that the act lacks clear definitions, realistic goals,…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, Elementary Secondary Education, Teacher Qualifications
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Kavale, Kenneth A.; Mostert, Mark P. – Exceptionality, 2003
This article suggests that much of the full inclusion movement is permeated by radicalism rejecting the empirical. It finds that the full inclusion movement has influenced special education to a degree disproportionate to its claims of efficacy. The article discusses the ideological underpinnings, consequences, and rhetoric of the movement and…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation, Educational Trends, Elementary Secondary Education
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Morgan, Paul L. – Exceptionality, 2003
This article first outlines the logic of null hypothesis testing and the problems of using it to evaluate special education research. It then presents three alternative metrics, a binomial effect size display, a relative risk ratio, and an odds ratio, that can better identify important treatment effects using illustrative data from recently…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Research, Elementary Secondary Education, Hypothesis Testing
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Oswald, Donald P.; Best, Al M.; Coutinho, Martha J.; Nagle, Heather A. L. – Exceptionality, 2003
This paper presents nationally representative information about the extent of disproportionate gender representation in special education for the disability conditions of learning disabilities, mental retardation, and emotional disturbance. Recommendations are made for research to elucidate the basis for differences, improved data collection and…
Descriptors: Disproportionate Representation, Elementary Secondary Education, Emotional Disturbances, Incidence
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deFur, Sharon H. – Exceptionality, 2003
This article presents a model for integrating transition planning into the Individualized Education Program (IEP) with a focus on developing quality student-centered strategic plans. Strategies for developing effective transition practices, following meaningful processes, and creating efficient and effective IEP products are described. (Contains…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Education Work Relationship, Elementary Secondary Education, Individualized Education Programs
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Foley, Teresa E.; Cawley, John F. – Exceptionality, 2003
This article highlights many of the components of the mathematics of division that should be integral to any curriculum and instructional practice for students with disabilities. It stresses that mathematics programs must assure students will attain high levels of competency in knowing about mathematics and in doing mathematics. (Contains…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Division, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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