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Shinde, Satomi K.; Maeda, Yukiko – Exceptionality, 2019
Classification changes are common in special education. Using the first four years of the Pre-elementary Education Longitudinal Study data set (N = 3000), we investigated national trends in classification changes among young children with disabilities, the relationship between classification changes and children's demographic information, and the…
Descriptors: Educational Trends, Educational Change, Special Education, Special Needs Students
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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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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
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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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Boe, Erling E.; deBettencourt, Laurie U.; Dewey, James; Rosenberg, Michael; Sindelar, Paul; Leko, Christopher – Exceptionality, 2013
After decades of growth, the number of special education teachers (SETs) has begun to decline. In 2009, U.S. schools employed 13% fewer SETs than in 2006. The number of annual new hires of SETs also dropped dramatically in some states. The onset of these declines predated the economic downturn of 2008 and resulted in part from a steady decline…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Public School Teachers, Teacher Supply and Demand, Economic Climate
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Thompson, James R.; Wehmeyer, Michael L.; Hughes, Carolyn – Exceptionality, 2010
A person-environment fit conceptualization of intellectual disability (ID) requires educators to focus on the gap between a student's competencies and the demands of activities and settings in schools. In this article the implications of the person-environment fit conceptual model are considered in regard to instructional benefits, special…
Descriptors: Personality Theories, Mental Retardation, Special Needs Students, Models
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Landrum, Timothy J.; McDuffie, Kimberly A. – Exceptionality, 2010
The concept of learning styles has tremendous logical and intuitive appeal, and educators' desire to focus on learning styles is understandable. Recently, a growing emphasis on differentiated instruction may have further increased teachers' tendency to look at learning styles as an instructionally relevant variable when individualizing instruction…
Descriptors: Cognitive Style, Individualized Instruction, Teaching Methods, Student Needs
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Lewis, Timothy J.; Jones, Stacey E. L.; Horner, Robert H.; Sugai, George – Exceptionality, 2010
Special education continues to document the poor within and post-school outcomes among children and youth with Emotional/Behavioral Disorders (EBD). While the poor outcomes are due to a myriad of causes, three issues routinely emerge as problematic in the field. First, the need for early intervention and prevention has been well documented, and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Prevention, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Rozalski, Michael; Stewart, Angie; Miller, Jason – Exceptionality, 2010
The Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires that students with disabilities be educated with peers without disabilities "to the maximum extent appropriate." When the individualized education program (IEP) team is reviewing the student's current performance, establishing the student's goals, and determining the services that the…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Mainstreaming
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Etscheidt, Susan; Curran, Christina M. – Exceptionality, 2010
The reauthorized Individuals with Disabilities Education Act (IDEA) requires Individualized Education Program (IEP) teams to base the selection of special education, related services, and supplementary aids and services on peer-reviewed research (PRR) to the extent practicable. This article examines the intended purpose of the PRR provision and…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Intention, Peer Evaluation, Federal Legislation
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Christle, Christine A.; Yell, Mitchell L. – Exceptionality, 2010
The individual education program (IEP) is of critical importance to educators, parents, and students. Through the IEP process school-based teams (a) assess the educational needs of a student, (b) develop meaningful and measurable goals that direct the student's program, (c) develop and implement a program of special education and related services,…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Special Needs Students, Teamwork, Needs Assessment
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Lanterman, Christopher S.; Applequist, Karen – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Seventy-seven pre-service teachers enrolled in an introductory special education course completed a questionnaire on their beliefs about learning, teaching, and disability, before and after completing one of two randomly assigned training modules on Universal Design for Learning (UDL). Module A presented UDL as a strategy for meeting the specific…
Descriptors: Preservice Teachers, Student Attitudes, Beliefs, Access to Education
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Jordan, Anne – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
The Supporting Effective Teaching project commenced in the early 1990s with studies of how classroom teachers work with students with special educational needs included in their elementary classrooms. Over the ensuing 20 years, the project team prepared and tested a model of the factors that influence student outcomes in inclusive classrooms, with…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Academic Achievement, Inclusion, Disabilities
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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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