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Walker, Virginia L.; Smith, Carol G. – Exceptionality, 2015
The purpose of this literature review is to describe intervention research studies in which paraprofessionals received training applicable to student with disabilities. Thirty studies were systematically reviewed to identify (a) characteristics of study participants and settings, (b) characteristics of paraprofessional training and…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional Personnel, Disabilities, Literature Reviews, Training
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Schmidt, Carla; Stichter, Janine P. – Exceptionality, 2012
Impairments in social competence are core deficits for individuals with high-functioning autism and Asperger's Syndrome (HFA/AS). As the incidence rate for these disorders continues to increase so does the urgency to identify evidence-based interventions that can remediate core deficits in order to provide these individuals with independence as…
Descriptors: Intervention, Autism, Asperger Syndrome, Quality of Life
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Boyd, Brian A.; Conroy, Maureen A.; Asmus, Jennifer; McKenney, Elizabeth – Exceptionality, 2011
Deficits in social relatedness with same-age peers are a defining characteristic of children with Autism Spectrum Disorders and are likely to manifest themselves during social interactions with typically developing peers in classroom settings. Researchers have documented that children with Autism Spectrum Disorders engage in low rates of…
Descriptors: Prosocial Behavior, Observation, Autism, Interpersonal Competence
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Lo, Ya-yu; Mustian, April L.; Brophy, Alicia; White, Richard B. – Exceptionality, 2011
Disproportionality of African American males in special education and for disciplinary referrals has persisted for several decades. Culturally responsive social skill instruction, designed to teach critical skills and to involve peers from the learners' cultural group, can serve as a means to promote the overall social competence of African…
Descriptors: Mild Disabilities, Disproportionate Representation, Males, Interpersonal Competence
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Sutherland, Kevin S.; Conroy, Maureen; Abrams, Lisa; Vo, Abigail – Exceptionality, 2010
Young children who exhibit problem behavior are at-risk for a host of negative developmental outcomes. Early intervention at multiple ecological levels is crucial to interrupt what can be a detrimental transactional cycle between children and their caregivers, including their teachers. In this article we promote a strengths-based approach to…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Caregivers, Young Children, Interpersonal Competence
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Maich, Kimberly; Hall, Carmen L.; van Rhijn, Tricia Marie; Squires, Kim – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Two preliminary pilot phases of a peer-mediated social skills program--Stay, Play, and Talk--within inclusive early years settings in Ontario, Canada, investigated changes in observed social interactions and perceived social skills. In Phase 1, a single-subject AB design demonstrated increases in total social interaction units for two of three…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Intervention, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Kim, Sunyoung; Yan, Min-Chi; Kulkarni, Saili S. – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Teachers and researchers have considered social-skill interventions to be an essential component in the development and progress of students with disabilities. However, there is still relatively limited research on these interventions for individuals from culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) backgrounds. This literature review was conducted…
Descriptors: Intervention, Interpersonal Competence, Cultural Differences, English (Second Language)
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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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Mereoiu, Mariana; Abercrombie, Sarah; Murray, Mary M. – Exceptionality Education International, 2016
The Individualized Education Program (IEP) is the roadmap that helps educators and families drive the education of students with disabilities, improve outcomes, and fulfill each child's potential. However, the IEP can be challenging due to the large number and diversity of stakeholders, dynamics and culture of collaboration, and the complex…
Descriptors: Intervention, Partnerships in Education, Individualized Education Programs, Special Education Teachers
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Webb, Kristine W.; Patterson, Karen B.; Syverud, Susan M.; Seabrooks-Blackmore, Janice J. – Exceptionality, 2008
As increasing numbers of students with disabilities access postsecondary education, research studies and literature reviews have investigated the needs of these students who chose to pursue postsecondary education. These articles included studies that (a) asked students with disabilities to identify needs and (b) summarized needs in literature…
Descriptors: Student Needs, Disabilities, Access to Education, Postsecondary Education
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Diamond, Karen E.; Hong, Soo-Young; Tu, Huifang – Exceptionality, 2008
Understanding children's decisions to include a child with a disability in activities is an important component of the social environment of children with disabilities. We examined preschool children's understanding of the motor and social competence of hypothetical children with a physical disability, children's decisions to include or exclude a…
Descriptors: Play, Physical Disabilities, Preschool Children, Social Environment
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Lieber, Joan; Horn, Eva; Palmer, Susan; Fleming, Kandace – Exceptionality, 2008
As stipulated in the Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) 2004, preschool children are provided with access to the general education curriculum when they are in settings with children without disabilities and when their learning outcomes are met in these settings. In this article, we describe how access can be achieved through a…
Descriptors: Learning Theories, General Education, Academic Achievement, Disabilities
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Ozuna, Jennifer; Mavridis, Alexis; Hott, Brittany L. – Exceptionality Education International, 2015
Social interaction is a core deficit in individuals with autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Therefore, parents and teachers need effective interventions to support students with ASD. This synthesis provides a quantitative analysis of single-subject studies that examine interventions to support social interactions in children with ASD. Results suggest…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Children, Early Intervention
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Maich, Kimberly; Hall, Carmen L.; van Rhijn, Tricia Marie; Quinlan, Laurie – Exceptionality Education International, 2015
This research provides preliminary results of an exploratory case study conducted of the Camps on TRACKS program in an inclusive, municipal day-camp program in southwestern Ontario, Canada. Positive changes are demonstrated in the social skills of nine day campers with an autism spectrum disorder (ASD) who participated in the program. In this…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Summer Programs
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Ogletree, Billy T.; Oren, Thomas; Fischer, Martin A. – Exceptionality, 2007
This article describes effective communication-related practices by reviewing specific evidence-based techniques, sharing how these techniques have been used in various treatment approaches, and discussing a constellation of general principles vital to treatment success. A comprehensive model of service delivery is provided to illustrate these key…
Descriptors: Autism, Outcomes of Treatment, Intervention, Cultural Context
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