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Li, Ka Man; Cheung, Rebecca Y. M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
According to the Hong Kong Education Bureau, the number of students with special education needs (SEN) has been on the rise. In order to cope with an increasing demand for inclusive education, professional training programmes aiming for pre-service teachers to educate students with SEN have increased locally. Guided by the theory of planned…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teachers, Self Efficacy, Teacher Effectiveness
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Leong, Che Kan; Tse, Shek; Ki, Wing; Loh, Elizabeth – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The present study aimed at developing young children's knowledge of the structure and function of orthographic components of Chinese characters and words. Grade 2, eight-year-old Chinese children (N = 541) were taught a twelve-week training programme in two quasi experimental conditions: analytic and synthetic approach (ASA), and integrated…
Descriptors: Chinese, Orthographic Symbols, Memorization, Drills (Practice)
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Lui, Ming; Yang, Lan; Sin, Kuen-Fung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Students with special educational needs (SEN) are at an elevated risk of psychological and behavioural dysfunctions. In this study, we conducted a survey of parents of students with SEN in Hong Kong to examine the impact of two school practices--learning support and school climate--on the psychological and behavioural functioning (PBF) of students…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Educational Practices, Parent Attitudes, Educational Environment
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Lee, Kathy Y. S.; Crooke, Pamela J.; Lui, Aster L. Y.; Kan, Peggy P. K.; Mark, Yuen-mai; van Hasselt, Charles Andrew; Tong, Michael C. F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
The use of cognitive-based strategies for improving social communication behaviours for individuals who have solid language and cognition is an important question. This study investigated the outcome of teaching Social Thinking®, a framework based in social-cognition, to Chinese adolescents with social communication deficits. Thirty-nine students…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Adolescents, Outcomes of Treatment, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Liang, Limeng; Gao, Xuesong – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This article reports on a mixed-method inquiry into pre-service and in-service secondary school teachers' knowledge about Attention-deficit Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) and attitudes toward students with this disorder in Hong Kong. The inquiry revealed no differences between pre-service and in-service secondary school teachers concerning their…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Teacher Attitudes, Sociocultural Patterns
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Leong, Che Kan; Ho, Man Koon – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
We trained 36 12-year-old Chinese students with reading disorders in the analysis, synthesis and integration of orthographic constituents of semantic and phonetic "bujians" (radicals); and also their writing (spelling and composing) skills. These target students were compared with 37 age-controls in a pre-test and post-test design on a…
Descriptors: Semantics, Test Construction, Reading Difficulties, Multivariate Analysis
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Chan, David W.; Ho, Connie S.-H.; Chung, Kevin K. H.; Tsang, Suk-man; Lee, Suk-han – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
The authors report on the development of a brief dyslexia screening measure based on revising the 65-item Hong Kong Behaviour Checklist of Specific Learning Difficulties in Reading and Writing. Teachers' ratings of 1063 primary students aged 6-14 years on the behaviour checklist provided data for its psychometric evaluation using traditional…
Descriptors: Check Lists, Learning Problems, Dyslexia, Adaptive Testing
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Wong, Donna Kam Pun – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
A study examined the accounts of parents of 515 Hong Kong students with special needs of their children's experiences. Academic requirements were found to be a great burden to children and parents. Children with intellectual impairments, autism, and hyperactivity encountered more problems in peer relationships. (Contains references.) (CR)
Descriptors: Academic Standards, Autism, Coping, Disabilities
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Alban-Metcalfe, John; Cheng-Lai, Alice; Ma, Tsui – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
Evidence is presented of culturally related differences in the attention-deficit/hyperactivity disorder ratings of teachers and students teachers from China (n=66), Hong Kong (n=109), and the United Kingdom (n=30). Teachers from China rated the videotaped behavior of a target child higher on a number of items than the other teachers. (Contains…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Behavior Rating Scales, Chinese Culture, Cultural Differences