NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Showing all 7 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Edwards, Brydne M.; Cameron, Debra; King, Gillian; McPherson, Amy C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Despite the importance of students without special needs' perspectives in promoting successful social inclusion strategies in the classroom, their perspectives are not well represented in the literature. The purpose of this scoping review was to summarise the perspectives of students without special needs around the social inclusion of students…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Student Attitudes, Inclusion
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
King, Gillian; Batorowicz, Beata; Rigby, Patty; McMain-Klein, Margot; Thompson, Laura; Pinto, Madhu – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
There is a need for psychometrically sound measures of youth experiences of community/home leisure activity settings. The 22-item Self-Reported Experiences of Activity Settings (SEAS) captures the following experiences of youth with a Grade 3 level of language comprehension or more: Personal Growth, Psychological Engagement, Social Belonging,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Adolescents, Young Adults, Reliability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
King, Gillian; Law, Mary; Hurley, Patricia; Petrenchik, Theresa; Schwellnus, Heidi – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2010
Similarities and differences were examined in the out-of-school recreation and leisure activity participation of 422 children with physical disabilities and 354 children without disabilities. The roles of age (six to eight years, nine to 11 years, and 12-14 years), gender, and disability status were examined with respect to the diversity,…
Descriptors: Family Income, Physical Disabilities, Recreation, Age Differences
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
King, Gillian; Petrenchik, Theresa; Law, Mary; Hurley, Patricia – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
Despite the fairly extensive literature on the developmental benefits of youth's participation in organised, out-of-school activities, little is known about the participation of school-aged children with physical disabilities in formal recreation and leisure activities, both in comparison with their participation in informal activities and with…
Descriptors: School Activities, Physical Disabilities, Recreation, Recreational Activities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
King, Gillian; Bartlett, Doreen J.; Currie, Melissa; Gilpin, Michelle; Baxter, Donna; Willoughby, Colleen; Tucker, Mary Ann; Strachan, Deborah – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2008
This article describes the development of a classification system to measure the expertise levels of practicing paediatric rehabilitation therapists. Seventy-five therapists from five disciplines (physical, occupational, speech-language, behaviour, and recreational therapy) were involved, along with 170 peers, and 188 parents of children with…
Descriptors: Classification, Measurement, Knowledge Level, Experience
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McDougall, Janette; DeWit, David J.; King, Gillian; Miller, Linda T.; Killip, Steve – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
Negative peer attitudes are generally recognised as being a major barrier to full social inclusion at school for children and youth with disabilities. The present study examined the attitudes of 1,872 grade nine high school students in Ontario, Canada toward their peers with disabilities. A bioecological perspective and a structural equation…
Descriptors: Secondary Education, High School Students, Student Attitudes, Foreign Countries
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
McDougall, Janette; DeWit, David J.; King, Gillian; Miller, Linda T.; Killip, Steve – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
Negative peer attitudes are generally recognised as being a major barrier to full social inclusion at school for children and youth with disabilities. The present study examined the attitudes of 1,872 grade nine high school students in Ontario, Canada toward their peers with disabilities. A bioecological perspective and a structural equation…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Interpersonal Relationship, Negative Attitudes, Disabilities