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Sulek, Rhylee; Trembath, David; Paynter, Jessica; Keen, Deb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) may have additional needs in the classroom, resulting from delays in their development of critical school readiness skills, which include following directions and attending to tasks. Consequently, empirically supported strategies targeting these skills have been developed, yet there is evidence to…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Student Needs, Students with Disabilities
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Couzens, Donna; Poed, Shiralee; Kataoka, Mika; Brandon, Alicia; Hartley, Judy; Keen, Deb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
More students with disabilities are accessing the tertiary sector with many disabilities not easily observed (or hidden), because there are no physical indicators. These "hidden" disabilities affect a variety of cognitive processes and may be developmental or acquired. To ensure students with hidden disabilities can enrol, engage in and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Disabilities, Universities, College Students
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Keen, Deb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
The first contact parents may have with a professional in relation to their child with a disability is often at the point of diagnosis. From that moment onwards, parents embark on a journey that generally involves the formation of many relationships with professionals working in the field. These relationships have the potential to facilitate…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Disabilities, Parent Participation, Partnerships in Education
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Keen, Deb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2003
This article reviews research on the use of strategies by children with autism to repair communicative breakdowns and discusses the possible links between communicative breakdowns and the emergence of problem behavior in children with autism. Strategies for decreasing risk of communicative breakdown and teaching repair strategies are considered.…
Descriptors: Autism, Behavior Problems, Communication Problems, Elementary Secondary Education