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Bull, Ray – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2013
This article notes that very little research has previously been published on how best to assist vulnerable witnesses to provide information relevant to crime investigations. It then provides commentary on four of the articles in this Special Issue. These four articles constitute a major contribution to knowledge on this difficult to research…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Mental Retardation, Interviews, Victims of Crime
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McConkey, Roy – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
This review essay talks about two books on disability. One message above all others jumps out of from these two books: namely, the failure of human society to adequately respond to the needs of their fellow citizens who are disabled. The combined authorship of over 40 scholars across the two books and their 24 chapters conclude that disability,…
Descriptors: Poverty, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Depression (Psychology)
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Parmenter, Trevor R. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
People with an intellectual disability have existed across human history, making up a part of all cultures. They represent a small part of the extremely wide variety of people in the human population at any one time. This review essay examines the 11th and latest Definition and Classification Manual published by the American Association on…
Descriptors: Intelligence, Mental Retardation, Developmental Disabilities, Classification
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Hornby, Garry – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
This review essay examines "Special Educational Needs: A New Look" by Mary Warnock which was initially published as a "pamphlet" by the Philosophy of Education Society of Great Britain in 2005. In this new edition, the original publication is reprinted as the first chapter and Brahm Norwich contributes a chapter in which he responds to the issues…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Special Education, Student Needs
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Schwartz, Robert M.; Hobsbaum, Angela; Briggs, Connie; Scull, Janet – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
Reynolds and Wheldall reviewed research relating to Reading Recovery (RR) and concluded that "RR has provided an excellent model in demonstrating how to plan, promote, and implement an intervention across an educational system and how to design a professional development programme" (2007, p. 218). They balanced this praise with concerns about the…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Reading Failure, Models, Professional Development
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Reynolds, Meree; Wheldall, Kevin; Madelaine, Alison – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
This rejoinder provides comment on issues raised by Schwartz, Hobsbaum, Briggs and Scull (2009) in their article about evidence-based practice and Reading Recovery (RR), written in response to Reynolds and Wheldall (2007). Particular attention is paid to the processes and findings of the What Works Clearinghouse evaluation of RR. The suggestion…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Communication, Intervention, Reading Failure, Student Attitudes
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Goodman, Joan F.; Linn, Margaret Inman – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2003
This article considers the perseverative and passive behavior patterns common in children with intellectual disabilities and often the focus of educational interventions. It suggests that, instead of always being an impediment to progress, these behaviors may sometimes be appropriate and adaptive responses of a slow mind to coping in a world that…
Descriptors: Adaptive Behavior (of Disabled), Behavior Patterns, Coping, Elementary Secondary Education
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Cardell, Elizabeth – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2003
This review of "Foundations of Stuttering" by Marcel Wingate stresses the book's focus on debunking prevailing myths about stuttering and presenting evidence that supports stuttering as a disorder of speech control. The book is recommended for professionals interested in the field, especially speech pathologists or others with a background in…
Descriptors: Beliefs, Elementary Secondary Education, Psycholinguistics, Speech Acts
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Roberts, Clare; Mazzucchelli, Trevor; Taylor, Kelly; Reid, Rosine – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2003
This article makes the case for early intervention with young children with both developmental and behavioral problems. It cites intervention research that supports the effectiveness of parent management training and the use of applied behavior analysis, but recognizes the need for randomized controlled trials with adequate follow-up and…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Behavior Problems, Developmental Disabilities, Early Childhood Education
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Carroll, AnneMaree – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
This essay reviews "Special Education: A Matter of Choice" (Josephine Jenkinson), a book that discusses the major issues and changes that have occurred in special education in the various states and territories of Australia over the past 30 years. It is concluded that the book is an extremely useful guide. (CR)
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational Finance
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Shaddock, Anthony J. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
This article reviews results of research on individualized planning for people with developmental and intellectual disabilities. It discusses the relevant change in the values, philosophies, policies, and developments that have occurred during the last 25 years and discusses how these have influenced planning for, with, and by, people with…
Descriptors: Adults, Career Planning, Children, Documentation
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von Tetzchner, Stephen; Jensen, Karen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
Ethical considerations in relationships with people who have severe speech and communication problems must be based on acceptance that the individual has something of value to communicate even if the means for expressive communication are limited. There is an ethical imperative on the more competent communication partner to help the disabled…
Descriptors: Communication Disorders, Ethics, Interpersonal Communication, Interpersonal Relationship
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Marks, Susan Bruce – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1997
Examines attitudinal barriers toward children with disabilities in the context of legal mandates for inclusive educational settings. It defines prejudice and discrimination, draws parallels between racism and "ableism," and reviews what is known about the development of prejudice in children as well as effective interventions to reduce prejudice.…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination
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Brown, Roy I. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1998
Illustrates some of the changes in research practice associated with and exemplified by quality-of-life studies. Examples of research development in Down syndrome involving quality-of-life concepts are briefly described, indicating the way that quality-of-life studies can affect aims, direction, structure, and interpretation of research.…
Descriptors: Adults, Children, Data Interpretation, Disabilities
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Bashford, Louise; And Others – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1995
In the context of producing academic research that is more accessible to people with intellectual disabilities, this article proposes publishing academic papers with a "parallel text" which would both provide a simplified version but also facilitate access to the main document. Background research on the idea of parallel texts and technical…
Descriptors: Access to Information, Difficulty Level, Mental Retardation, Readability
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