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Bashash, Laaya; Outhred, Lynne; Bochner, Sandra – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2003
Thirty students (ages 7 to 18) with moderate intellectual disabilities were interviewed individually and their counting skills and number concepts assessed. Results showed a significant difference among the three age groups on all number skills assessed, and learning patterns were similar to those of students with normal intelligence.…
Descriptors: Age Differences, Arithmetic, Computation, Elementary Secondary Education
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Arthur, Michael; Bochner, Sandra; Butterfield, Nancy – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
Reviews concepts and practices in the enhancement of peer relationships among young children in the context of play experiences with particular emphasis upon the needs of individuals with developmental disabilities. Examines definitions and typical developmental patterns of social competence and offers some best-practice guidelines based on…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Developmental Stages, Early Childhood Education, Educational Practices
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Bochner, Sandra; Pieterse, Moira – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Attitudes of preschool directors (N=591) in New South Wales, Australia, toward mainstreaming of students with disabilities and relevant competencies required of teachers were surveyed via questionnaire. Results indicated greatest optimism concerning the mainstreaming of students with mild disabilities. (Author/PB)
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Classroom Techniques, Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Bochner, Sandra; Outhred, Lynne; Pieterse, Moira – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
A study examined the development of language and literacy skills in 30 Australian young adults with Down syndrome. Results indicated all but one had learned to read and that there was a positive relationships between age, attendance at integrated schools, and achievement in reading and language skills. (Contains references.) (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Age Differences, Attitude Change, Downs Syndrome, Educational Change
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Bochner, Sandra; Pieterse, Moira – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1996
This article reports on the schooling, employment, life experiences, and general skills of 66 students with Down syndrome (ages 13 to 20) in New South Wales, Australia. Comparison with British and American studies is also provided. Results suggest that changes in services begun in the 1970s generally resulted in improved outcomes for these…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Comparative Education, Downs Syndrome, Educational Policy