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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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Ballantyne, Carrie; Gillespie-Smith, Karri; Wilson, Claire – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Teacher knowledge of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) plays a key role in the successful inclusion of children with the disorder in public schools. It therefore becomes important to understand what impacts upon teachers' knowledge of ASD. As such, we aimed to investigate the role of experience and culture on teachers' knowledge of ASD. Public…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Knowledge Level, Teaching Experience
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Chang, Han-Yun; Guo, Nai-Wen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
The People with Disability's Perception of Family Support Scale was developed in the Chinese language to enable career counsellors, educators, researchers, and policymakers to assess the perceptions of people with a disability regarding their family support for developing vocational rehabilitation services. This study analysed 515 valid…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Measures (Individuals), Attitudes toward Disabilities, Test Construction
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Su, Shanling; Paynter, Jessica; Gilmore, Linda – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
This study investigated family perceptions of Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) in China. A survey with open-ended questions assessing knowledge of ASD and its causes was distributed via nine ASD organisations across five different cities in Southern China. Results were analysed from a total of 104 Chinese caregivers who reported on their children or…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Beliefs
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Hu, Bi Ying; Mak, Miranda Chi Kuan; Zhang, Chun; Fan, Xitao; Zhu, Jieling – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study aims to explore Chinese parents' understanding about the importance and feasibility of quality pre-school inclusion and how these beliefs are affected by their levels of education and the types of disabilities in the Chinese socio-cultural and policy contexts. Findings support parents are highly supportive of the philosophy of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Beliefs, Parent Attitudes
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Davies, Michael; Elliott, Stephen N.; Sin, Kuen Fung; Yan, Zi; Yel, Nedim – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Adjustments are considered necessary for students with disabilities to be fully included in classroom instruction, classroom assessment and external accountability tests. The 67 item Checklist of Learning and Assessment Adjustments for Students (CLAAS), translated for the Chinese community, was used by 74 teachers from Macau and Mainland China to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Inclusion, Student Needs
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Zheng, Yuzhu; Maude, Susan P.; Brotherson, Mary Jane; Merritts, Ashley – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Research highlights the importance of early childhood intervention (ECI) for children with disabilities, and there is an increasing interest in China with respect to research on ECI. However, little research exists exploring the experience of families of young children with disabilities receiving ECI services and supports in China. The purpose of…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Disabilities, Qualitative Research, Foreign Countries
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Wang, Lijuan; Wang, Min; Wen, Hongwei – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This study examines the teaching behavior of physical education (PE) teachers in teaching students with special needs and the factors that determine their teaching behaviour. An extended theory of planned behaviour (TPB) was utilised as the theoretical framework. Three secondary and two high school PE teachers participated in the study. Data…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Adapted Physical Education
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Zhu, Nan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This study investigated the impact of cognitive strategy instruction (CSI) on mathematical word problem solving of students with mathematics disabilities. A sample of fourth-grade students in a Chinese primary school was divided into a treatment group (75 students) and a comparison group (75 students). The sample consisted of students with…
Descriptors: Word Problems (Mathematics), Problem Solving, Elementary School Students, Elementary School Mathematics
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Carrington, Suzanne; Saggers, Beth; Adie, Lenore; Zhu, Nan; Gu, Dingqian; Hu, Xiaoyi; Wang, Yan; Deng, Meng; Mu, Guanglun Michael – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
Inclusive education focuses on addressing marginalisation, segregation and exclusion within policy and practice. The purpose of this article is to use critical discourse analysis to examine how inclusion is represented in the education policy and professional documents of two countries, Australia and China. In particular, teacher professional…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, National Standards, Cross Cultural Studies
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Wang, Yan; Mu, Guanglun Michael; Wang, Zhiqing; Deng, Meng; Cheng, Li; Wang, Hongxia – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
Classroom support plays a salient role in successful inclusive education, hence it has been widely debated in the literature. Much extant work has only focused on a particular aspect of classroom support. A comprehensive, systematic discussion of classroom support is sporadic in the literature. Relevant research concerning the Chinese context is…
Descriptors: Multidimensional Scaling, Inclusion, Classroom Techniques, Classroom Environment
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Su, Hui; Cuskelly, Monica; Gilmore, Linda; Sullivan, Karen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This study examined the applicability of the four-factor structure of the short form of the Community Living Attitudes Scale-Intellectual Disability (CLAS-ID) in China, using a sample of 325 Chinese community members. Confirmatory factor analysis revealed that the original structure of the short form of the CLAS-ID did not adequately fit the data…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Attitude Measures, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Wang, Yan; Mu, Guanglun Michael – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
The preparation, recruitment, work, and career of teachers are important in education. This is no exemption for special education. However, the shortage of qualified teachers serving students with disabilities has long been an international problem. In China, both the quantity and the quality of special education teachers are of concern. This…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education Teachers, Educational Policy, Teacher Qualifications
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McCabe, Helen; Barnes, R. Eric – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
Having a child with autism in China raises challenges for families. Some are similar to those of families in western countries, but others are unique. This study sought to understand one aspect--the dilemmas of having a second child in a country where having only one child is the norm, and where social welfare services are not developed. This…
Descriptors: Siblings, Autism, Foreign Countries, Ethics
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Dyson, Lily – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
This study examined social integration in 11 primary schools in Canada and 19 primary schools in China as reported by teachers in terms of the strategies employed to promote social integration and success in achieving social integration. Structured interviews were conducted with 64 Canadian and 52 Chinese general education teachers. The results…
Descriptors: Social Integration, Disabilities, Cooperative Learning, Interviews
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