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Alhuzail, Nuzha Allassad; Levinger, Miriam – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
Israel Qualitative study of 20 hearing Bedouin mothers of children with hearing loss in the Negev found clear evidence of the impact of social perceptions on the mothers' quality of life. Primarily, the mothers drew a direct connection between the birth of a child with hearing loss and the phenomenon of polygamy, which is widespread and accepted…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mothers, Children, Hearing Impairments
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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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Fekler, Or; Bokek-Cohen, Ya'Arit; Braw, Yoram – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
We examined whether individuals who are VI (visually impaired; people with low vision or totally blind) choose their romantic partners differently than those who are sighted. The theoretical framework that informed our inquiry is Social Exchange Theory. Fifty-five participants who are VI and fifty-one participants who are sighted were administered…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Blindness, Intimacy, Interpersonal Relationship
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Werner, Shirli; Katz, Daniel; Ayalon, Ami; Merrick, Joav; Tenenbaum, Ariel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Although many nations advocate for the full inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in all realms of life, these individuals are nevertheless still frequently excluded. One field of life that has rarely been considered central for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities is military service. A unique programme was developed…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Military Service, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation
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Gavish, Bella – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
The research examined how school inclusion practices for students with special needs in Israel are perceived by teachers. Participating in the study were 121 elementary and secondary teachers in 10 schools around the country. The instrument was the 50-item "Implementation of inclusion practices in schools for students with special needs"…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Teacher Attitudes, Special Needs Students
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Thurston, Allen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
This article presents a critical review of the literature surrounding the potential impact of undiagnosed and untreated vision impairment on reading development in the early years of primary school. Despite pre-school screening programmes, it is still possible for children to enter school with undiagnosed, uncorrected vision impairments. This can…
Descriptors: Visual Impairments, Clinical Diagnosis, Reading Skills, Young Children
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Horowitz-Kraus, Tzipi; Breznitz, Zvia – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
The activity level of the error monitoring system for processing isolated versus contextual words in Hebrew was studied in adults with dyslexia and skilled readers while committing reading errors. Behavioural measures and event-related potentials were measured during a lexical decision task using words in a list and sentences. Error-related…
Descriptors: Sentences, Dyslexia, Cognitive Processes, Error Patterns
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Marom, Meyrav; Cohen, Doron; Naon, Denise – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
This quasi-experimental study investigated how direct contact between students with and without disabilities impacted disability-related attitudes and specific self-efficacy of study participants. Study participants (N = 170) were students without disabilities who attended general education schools. Students in an experimental group (N = 77)…
Descriptors: Experimental Groups, Disabilities, Self Efficacy, Control Groups
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Erhard, Rachel; Umanksy, Tami – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2005
The purpose of the research was to identify variables affecting the attitudes and involvement of school counsellors in the inclusion of students with disabilities in regular classrooms. The sample included 220 primary and middle school counsellors in Israel. Two specially constructed questionnaires (i.e., the Involvement in Inclusion Questionnaire…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Inclusive Schools, Counselor Role
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Most, Tova; Al-Yagon, Michal; Tur-Kaspa, Hana; Margalit, Malka – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2000
A study examined the relationship between phonological awareness skills and social-emotional competence among 98 Israeli preschool children, 39 at risk for developing learning disabilities. Children at risk had lower phonological awareness measures, viewed themselves as more lonely, felt less confident, and were less accepted by peers. (Contains…
Descriptors: Emotional Development, Foreign Countries, High Risk Students, Interpersonal Competence
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Eshel, Yohanan; And Others – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1994
Two Israeli studies compared a total of 108 elementary or high school students with mild learning disabilities placed in either self-contained or regular classes. The studies found no evidence that student growth was greater in the self-contained class, although these students did tend to have a higher academic self-concept. (Author/DB)
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Elementary Education, Foreign Countries, High Schools
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Mioduser, David; Margalit, Malka; Efrati, Meira – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1998
Novice and experienced special educators and headteachers (total n=49) of special schools in Israel received the Teacher Training Interactive Problem-solving System computer-training system and then completed a questionnaire on four common behavioral difficulties in children: attention deficit disorder with hyperactivity, conduct disorders,…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Disorders, Beginning Teachers, Behavior Disorders, Behavior Problems