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Zhang, Shudong; Xia, Xuenan; Li, Fei; Chen, Chunhui; Zhao, Libo – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
In order to address the problem of the underlying mechanism of mathematics learning disability (MLD), in the current research, we investigated the visual and auditory perceptions of elementary school children with visual and auditory MLD from the first to fourth grade. We found that children with visual mathematics learning disability (VMLD) and…
Descriptors: Visual Perception, Auditory Perception, Perception Tests, Perceptual Impairments
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Rothou, Kyriakoula M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
The study explored the inflectional morphological awareness of Greek-speaking poor comprehenders identified in grade 3. The sample consisted of 13 poor comprehenders and 27 good comprehenders. The poor comprehenders were selected from 126 children attended 19 primary schools in metropolitan area of Athens using a cut-off-based approach. All the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Greek, Grade 3, Elementary School Students
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Sheehy, Kieron; Wilson Kasule, George; Chamberlain, Liz – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
There is a complementarity between Uganda's aim for 'education for all' and the pedagogy indicated as underpinning Uganda's child-focused thematic curriculum. However, child-focused pedagogies are rare. The case is made that child-led research is an appropriate model for developing inclusive classroom practice. This research is the first to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs, Student Centered Learning
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Davies, Michael; Elliott, Stephen; Frey, Jennifer; Cooper, Greta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Short term experimental studies by DiPerna and colleagues have demonstrated the efficacy of the Social Skills Improvement System (SSIS) to measure and improve the social skills and academic functioning of students from Preparatory year to Grade 3 and to decrease problem behaviours. This longitudinal school-led project applied the multi-tiered…
Descriptors: Elementary School Students, Social Emotional Learning, Program Effectiveness, Intervention
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Sperafico, Yasmini Lais; Pisacco, Nelba Maria; Corso, Luciana; Rohde, Luís Augusto; Dorneles, Beatriz – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
This study compared the effects of a combined intervention of working memory (WM) and arithmetic reasoning (AR) vs WM intervention alone on the arithmetic reasoning performance of students with ADHD. Third- and fourth-grade elementary school students (n = 46) completed measures for AR, mathematical calculations, and WM. Participants were…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Short Term Memory, Arithmetic
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Nikolic, Gordana; Cvijetic, Marija; Brankovic, Nataša; Ðordic, Dejan; Johnstone, Christopher – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to better understand the gaps between policy and practice in inclusive education for the Republic of Serbia. The study compared the academic achievement in Mathematics of comparable students with mild intellectual disabilities (MID) in the fifth and sixth grade who attend typical elementary schools and special schools. A…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Educational Practices, Inclusion, Mathematics Achievement
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Grobler, Hermanus B.; Wessels, Suzaan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Within the learner-teacher relationship, learners receive messages of who they are in the eyes of the teacher and in this way their self-configuration is shaped by the interactions with their teacher. To understand their self-configuration experiences it is important that their voices be heard regarding their own experiences within their…
Descriptors: Mild Disabilities, Teacher Student Relationship, Self Concept, Student Experience
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Feniger-Schaal, Rinat; Citron, Atay; Mittlelberg, Esti; Ben Eli, Yuval – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
In recent years, there is growing evidence for the efficacy of medical clowning as a para-medical profession. In the present study, we explored the possibility of expanding the work of medical clowns into the special education system, hypothesising that medical clowns can contribute to the development of socio-emotional abilities of children with…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Kindergarten, Young Children, Intervention
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Clipa, Otilia; Mata, Liliana; Lazar, Iuliana – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to elaborate a scale to measure In-service Teachers' Attitudes about Inclusive Education (ITAIE). The 18-item scale was developed using a sample of 264 in-service teachers. Factor analysis indicated five categories: 1) the psychosocial competences of teachers, (2) the psycho-pedagogical advantages of the inclusive…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Teacher Competencies
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Al-Shammari, Zaid; Hornby, Garry – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Special education teachers' knowledge and experience of IEP development, implementation and evaluation in Kuwaiti public inclusive elementary schools was investigated. Two hundred and twenty special education teachers drawn from all 24 inclusive elementary schools in Kuwait took part in the study. Differences were found between IEP development and…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Individualized Education Programs, Special Needs Students, Public Schools
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González Cuenca, Antonia; Lavigne Cervan, Rocio; Prieto Cuberos, Monica – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The advance of new hearing technologies has generated high expectations regarding the development and learning of deaf children, but little research has been done on the language levels of this generation of deaf learners who receive education at the same pace as their hearing peers. The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between…
Descriptors: Deafness, Assistive Technology, Language Proficiency, Expectation
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Sermier Dessemontet, Rachel; Moser Opitz, Elisabeth; Schnepel, Susanne – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to identify the different profiles and patterns of progress in numerical skills of 6- to 10-year-old elementary school students with mild or moderate intellectual disability (ID). A standardised test of numerical and arithmetic skills was administered to 57 students with ID at the beginning and at the end of a school…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Skills, Mild Intellectual Disability
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Layes, Smail; Lalonde, Robert; Rebai, Mohamed – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
We report the results of three tasks of two-dimensional pictures, letters and symbols mental rotation (MR) among 9-11 years aged Arabic readers with dyslexia, in order to examine a potential stimulus type effect on MR ability in terms of accuracy and speed. Results showed that readers with dyslexia (n = 32) performed significantly lower and were…
Descriptors: Visualization, Spatial Ability, Pictorial Stimuli, Alphabets
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Bannink, Femke; Nalugya, Ruth; van Hove, Geert – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Inclusive education interventions in low-income countries are dominated by definitions and frameworks from disability studies and educational research scholars from high-income countries. Disability studies scholars have argued for valuing diverse understandings and a different discourse when studying disability and inclusion in low-income…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Inclusion
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Mamas, Christoforos; Schaelli, Giovanna Hartmann; Daly, Alan J.; Navarro, Henar R.; Trisokka, Lambri – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The number of students with identified Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in mainstream schools has been rising in the last three decades, primarily due to policy changes promoting inclusive education. However, many of these students remain socially isolated despite expectations that inclusion may lead to enhanced outcomes,…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Students with Disabilities, Inclusion
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