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Robinson, Kyle – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
In Canada little research has been conducted on inclusive education practices in secondary schools. The purpose of this study is to report, for a diverse group of four secondary school teachers in a single school board in southeastern Ontario, their descriptions of facilitating the inclusion of exceptional students in general classrooms. The four…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Children
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Squires, Maureen E.; Countermine, Brad – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Throughout the United States, students with disabilities (SWD) are entering higher education in greater numbers than in the past; they also encounter barriers that negatively impact their college experience. This qualitative study explores the challenges of SWD at a public comprehensive college in the northeastern United States. Our research…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Barriers, College Environment
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Black, Rhonda S.; Tsumoto, Courtney A. – Exceptionality Education International, 2018
Characters with autism spectrum disorders (ASD) have become increasingly popular in young adult literature. Using a case-study format, this article describes the communication, sensory, and social characteristics of eight protagonists in award-winning young adult novels. All told in the first person, these novels provide insight for young readers…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Young Adults, Case Studies
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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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Smith Canter, Lora Lee; King, Laura H.; Williams, Jennifer B.; Metcalf, Debbie; Rhys Myrick Potts, Katheryne – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
How can education change to meet the demands of effectively educating an increasingly diverse student population with the skills, knowledge, and abilities they need to be productive and successful citizens in the 21st century? One possible solution is to create classrooms, teachers, and schools that embrace the progressive and inclusive practices…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Inclusion, Educational Practices
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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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Sladeczek, Ingrid E.; Fontil, Laura; Miodrag, Nancy; Karagiannakis, Anastasia; Amar, Daniel; Amos, Janet – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This study compares two service delivery models (community-based and centre-based), examining them in light of children's adaptive and maladaptive behaviours, and parental perceptions of stress and of care. More specifically, parents of 96 children with developmental delays assessed their children's adaptive and maladaptive behaviours and rated…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Developmental Delays, Behavior Problems, Parent Attitudes
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Thompson, S. Anthony; Timmons, Vianne – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
Inclusive educational practices vary across Canada, and perhaps most especially in secondary schools. Researchers use the term authentic inclusion to describe exemplary inclusive educational institutions. Using an appreciative inquiry framework, two such high schools were identified and profiled within the Canadian province of Saskatchewan.…
Descriptors: Inclusion, High School Students, Disabilities, Semi Structured Interviews
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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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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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Maich, Kimberly; Hall, Carmen L.; van Rhijn, Tricia Marie; Henning, Megan – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This multi-methods, descriptive case study examines attitudes and practices of classroom-based iPad use. The site is one inner-city, urban, publicly funded school, focused on two iPad-infused classrooms (Grade 2/3 and Grade 4/5). Data were collected from 5 educators and 35 students to investigate two research questions: How are iPads being…
Descriptors: Educational Technology, Handheld Devices, Case Studies, Pilot Projects
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Curle, Deirdre; Jamieson, Janet; Poon, Brenda T.; Buchanan, Marla; Norman, Nancy; Zaidman-Zait, Anat – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
The transition to school can be a complicated process for families of children with exceptionalities (Janus, Lefort, Cameron, & Kopechanski, 2007). Little is known about the transition to school specifically for children who are deaf or hard of hearing (D/HH). The aim of this study was to examine the communication that occurred among early…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Deafness, Hearing Impairments, Stakeholders
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Kirkpatrick, Lori C.; Brown, Heather M.; Searle, Michelle J.; Sauder, Adrienne E.; Smiley, Eric – Exceptionality Education International, 2017
This paper examines the impact of a school board's one-to-one iPad initiative on equity and inclusion. Data include: questionnaires from Grade 7-9 students, teachers, and administrators; focus groups with inclusion coaches; and interviews with classroom teachers. The results show that the iPads have supported equity among students in the district;…
Descriptors: Boards of Education, Handheld Devices, Educational Technology, Telecommunications
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