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Linfoot, Ken; Martin, Andrew J.; Stephenson, Jennifer – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
A study involving 265 Australian parents of children enrolled in preschools found most preferred informal sources of support on child management. Inconsistent management techniques, greater use of punishment, lack of confidence, and a need for help with coping strategies were found in families experiencing more aggressive behaviors in their…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Disorders, Child Rearing, Delivery Systems
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Stephenson, Jennifer; Linfoot, Ken – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1996
This article discusses communicative intent in persons with severe intellectual disability in the context of intervention studies reporting the acquisition of graphic symbol use. The article reviews communicative intent as formulated within psycholinguistic models of language acquisition which emphasize pragmatics and the functions of…
Descriptors: Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Cognitive Processes, Communication Skills, Elementary Secondary Education
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Stephenson, Jennifer; Linfoot, Ken; Martin, Andrew – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2000
A survey of 130 Australian primary education teachers found that most were confident of their ability to manage classroom behavior but needed support in dealing with distractibility and were concerned about aggressive behavior. Less confident teachers expressed higher levels of concern about aggression, distractibility, and disobedience. (Contains…
Descriptors: Aggression, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Modification, Classroom Techniques