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Heirweg, Sofie; Carette, Lieve; Ascari, Andrea; Van Hove, Geert – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Notwithstanding the benefits of studying or conducting an internship abroad, to date, students with disabilities hardly participate in international mobility programmes (IMPs). As little research has investigated the barriers to participation experienced by these students, the current study included the participation of 74 students with…
Descriptors: Study Abroad, Barriers, Access to Education, Students with Disabilities
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Buchanan, Tom; LeMoyne, Terri – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The intersection of helicopter parenting, gender, and Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is examined. Existing research on helicopter parenting focuses on negative consequences. Using a sample of students at a university in the mid southern United States (N = 287), we find that that helicopter parenting is negatively related to…
Descriptors: Parenting Styles, Gender Differences, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Students
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Lourens, Heidi; Swartz, Leslie – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Within the last two decades, the South African government drafted impressive policies to fully include and accommodate students with visual impairments within higher education. However, in interviews with 23 students with visual impairments at two South African universities, we found that legislation has yet to fully permeate the embodied…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Student Responsibility, Visual Impairments, Academic Accommodations (Disabilities)
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Altinbas, Orkun; Tokel, Aytac; Dagli, Gokmen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to enable teachers to evaluate the crisis management skills of the administrators in terms of school development. The study has been carried out on a sample group consisting of 376 teachers (sample) working in 10 secondary schools and high schools. The study is a survey research based on the use of a quantitative method.…
Descriptors: School Administration, Administrators, Crisis Management, Secondary Schools
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Repnik, Robert; Arcet, Robi; Karasel, Nedime – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
In this theoretical study, we combined two approaches regarding the education of teachers in the field of teaching pupils with special needs with focus on teaching natural science topics, in Slovenia and in the Part of Northern Cyprus, respectively. We analysed syllabuses for different study programmes for teachers in primary schools in selected…
Descriptors: Natural Sciences, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Teaching (Occupation)
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Bastas, Meryem; Altinay, Zehra – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The aim of the research study aims to evaluate human resource management policies and strategies in higher education practices. As this research relies on qualitative nature, self report was conducted in order to gain experiences of research participants about human resources management process. In addition to this, maximum variation was conducted…
Descriptors: Human Resources, Disabilities, Educational Quality, Higher Education
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Russak, Susie; Hellwing, Ariella Daniel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The concept of success has been investigated before, primarily with an emphasis on explanatory factors among highly successful individuals. Voices of individuals with any form of disability are generally missing from this discourse. This qualitative study examined definitions of success as well as the factors that promote it amongst graduates with…
Descriptors: College Graduates, Learning Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Success
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Wang, Hsin Yi; Wang, Min-Chi – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
School resource room guidance personnel handle services to students with disabilities in institutions of higher education in Taiwan. This study conducted a survey of the kind of work performed by university and college resource room guidance personnel, and used a questionnaire to investigate 244 such personnel. This questionnaire contained…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Students with Disabilities, College Students
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Mutanga, Oliver – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Globally, few students with disabilities progress to higher education. This is mostly due to avoidable barriers they face as they navigate different educational structures from lower levels. Even for those few students who make it to higher education, they continue to face challenges. A qualitative study was carried out at the University of the…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Higher Education, Qualitative Research
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Ward, Danielle; Webster, Amanda – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study sought to describe factors impacting the success of students with ASD in university programmes. Semi-structured interviews were conducted to gather both the students' personal perspectives of their university experience and the perspectives of a significant person in their life. An interpretative phenomenological approach was utilised…
Descriptors: College Students, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Phenomenology
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Polo Sánchez, M. Tamara; Fernández-Jiménez, Carolina; Fernández Cabezas, María – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
In this article we analyse the inclusion of students with disabilities in the field of university attendance, emphasising the importance of attitudes of teachers as well as the rest of the university community as a whole for inclusion to be successful. The effect of variables of gender, education and training and contact with students with…
Descriptors: Higher Education, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Partnerships in Education, Stakeholders
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St-Onge, Myreille; Lemyre, Alexandre – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The number of students with mental health disorders (MHDs) in postsecondary institutions is increasing. Teachers' attitudes are among the main factors that influence these students' academic success. Unfortunately, their attitudes are little studied, in part because of lack of validated scales. Therefore, this article has two purposes: (1) analyse…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mental Disorders
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Lambert, David C.; Dryer, Rachel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how learning challenges encountered within online learning environments affected the quality of life of students with learning disability. A qualitative content analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted with eight students (mean[subscript age] = 33.75 years; SD = 8.15), revealed that learning challenges had consequences…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, College Students, Learning Disabilities, Online Courses
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Kalka, Dorota; Lockiewicz, Marta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Many people with dyslexia experience numerous failures in their lifetime. This can reduce their life satisfaction and the sense of happiness. However, external support and one's personal resources, for example resiliency, aid in dealing with difficult situations. Our study verified the importance of resiliency and perceived social support for the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology), Life Satisfaction, Social Support Groups
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Lindsay, Sally; Cagliostro, Elaine; Carafa, Gabriella – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This review critically appraised the literature on disability disclosure and accommodations for youth with disabilities in post-secondary education (PSE). Systematic searches of 8 databases identified 36 studies meeting our inclusion criteria. These studies were analysed with respect to the characteristics of the participants, methodology, results…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), College Students
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