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Peter, Dimity; Knabe, Barbara; Alem, Sarah – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2021
The purpose of this research was to explore the educational experiences of women with disabilities in the Kingdom of Saudi Arabia (KSA). This study analysed interviews from women with disabilities who have successfully negotiated the educational system in the KSA and highlights the participants' skills/abilities and connections while at the same…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Capital, Females, Students with Disabilities
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Alnahdi, Ghaleb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
This study examined teachers' self-efficacy to teach in inclusive classrooms. The study implemented a quantitative descriptive design. Analyses were conducted using three stages: Cronbach's alpha, descriptive statistics, and multivariate analysis of variance. The findings indicated that teachers had a good level of confidence in their ability to…
Descriptors: Teacher Effectiveness, Self Efficacy, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities
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Aldakhil, Ali – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
This paper explores the many faces of the barriers and exclusionary attitudes and practices that disabled teachers and students experience in a school where they teach or attend. Critical disability studies and inclusive education theory were used to conceptualise this inquiry and ground it in the literature. These theories were used because they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Barriers, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Special Education Teachers
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Alasim, Khalid – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The inclusive education of students who are d/Deaf and hard of hearing (d/Dhh) in Saudi Arabia remains a major challenge because to the lack of the implementation of the Regulations of Special Education program and Institutes of Saudi Arabia (RSEPI). The Ministry of Education (2015) reported that d/Dhh students receive their education currently…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Deafness, Hearing Impairments
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Alquraini, Turki; Al-Odaib, Ali; Al-Dhalaan, Hesham; Merza, Haniah; Mahoney, Gerald – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This investigation examined the consequences and effects of the severity of mothers psychosocial functioning as assessed by measures parenting stress and depression in a randomised control trial of a Relationship-based Intervention (RBI) called Responsive Teaching (RT). The sample included 28 parents and preschool aged children with Autism from…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Foreign Countries, Child Rearing
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Alabbas, Norah Abdullah; Miller, Darcy E. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Children with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) and other developmental disabilities can face challenges during typical daily routines. Assistive technology can be used to address the problems encountered during typical routines, yet the competence of caregivers of children with these disabilities in using assistive technology varies. This study was…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Assistive Technology, Disabilities
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Alquraini, Turki Abduallh S.; Rao, Shaila M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Educators all over the world are trying to revise and/or build their teacher education programmes to ensure pre-service teachers working on their teaching credentials are competent and ready to manage classrooms from day one. This study surveyed 179 faculty from 30 colleges and universities in Saudi Arabia to find out the extent to which they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Inclusion, Special Education Teachers
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Hadidi, Muna S.; Al Khateeb, Jamal M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
Arab countries have undertaken various measures to develop special education programmes and services over the last three decades; nevertheless, major challenges remain regarding the expansion of these programmes and services and improving their quality. "This article provides an update on disability and special education in Arab…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Arabs, Special Education, Disabilities