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González Cuenca, Antonia; Lavigne Cervan, Rocio; Prieto Cuberos, Monica – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The advance of new hearing technologies has generated high expectations regarding the development and learning of deaf children, but little research has been done on the language levels of this generation of deaf learners who receive education at the same pace as their hearing peers. The aim of this study was to examine the relationships between…
Descriptors: Deafness, Assistive Technology, Language Proficiency, Expectation
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Grobler, Hermanus B.; Wessels, Suzaan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Within the learner-teacher relationship, learners receive messages of who they are in the eyes of the teacher and in this way their self-configuration is shaped by the interactions with their teacher. To understand their self-configuration experiences it is important that their voices be heard regarding their own experiences within their…
Descriptors: Mild Disabilities, Teacher Student Relationship, Self Concept, Student Experience
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Sermier Dessemontet, Rachel; Moser Opitz, Elisabeth; Schnepel, Susanne – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The purpose of this study was to identify the different profiles and patterns of progress in numerical skills of 6- to 10-year-old elementary school students with mild or moderate intellectual disability (ID). A standardised test of numerical and arithmetic skills was administered to 57 students with ID at the beginning and at the end of a school…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Mathematics Skills, Mild Intellectual Disability
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Layes, Smail; Lalonde, Robert; Rebai, Mohamed – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
We report the results of three tasks of two-dimensional pictures, letters and symbols mental rotation (MR) among 9-11 years aged Arabic readers with dyslexia, in order to examine a potential stimulus type effect on MR ability in terms of accuracy and speed. Results showed that readers with dyslexia (n = 32) performed significantly lower and were…
Descriptors: Visualization, Spatial Ability, Pictorial Stimuli, Alphabets
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Bannink, Femke; Nalugya, Ruth; van Hove, Geert – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
Inclusive education interventions in low-income countries are dominated by definitions and frameworks from disability studies and educational research scholars from high-income countries. Disability studies scholars have argued for valuing diverse understandings and a different discourse when studying disability and inclusion in low-income…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Students with Disabilities, Elementary School Students, Inclusion
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Mamas, Christoforos; Schaelli, Giovanna Hartmann; Daly, Alan J.; Navarro, Henar R.; Trisokka, Lambri – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The number of students with identified Special Educational Needs and Disabilities (SEND) in mainstream schools has been rising in the last three decades, primarily due to policy changes promoting inclusive education. However, many of these students remain socially isolated despite expectations that inclusion may lead to enhanced outcomes,…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Network Analysis, Students with Disabilities, Inclusion
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Hind, Kristie; Larkin, Rebecca; Dunn, Andrew K. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This study used a mixed methods approach to determine mainstream teachers' attitudes towards inclusion of children with social, emotional and behavioural difficulties (SEBD) considering the influence of age, experience, qualifications and the support they receive. The study further considered whether there was a link between attitudes and…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Opinions, Inclusion, Mainstreaming
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Stone-Macdonald, Angi; Fettig, Angel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
In Tanzania, many people are not aware of the concept of learning disabilities. Parents and teachers often do not realise that children who do poorly in school and do not have visible disabilities, could still have a disability that is causing their poor school performance. This paper presents the results of a research and service project to…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Grade 1, Mild Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Chae, Soojung; Park, Eun-Young; Shin, Mikyung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This article presents the results of a meta-analysis of the effects of school-based interventions for improving disability awareness and attitudes towards disability of students without disabilities in Kindergarten through secondary school grades in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). A total of 20 studies published between 2001 and 2017 were…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Intervention, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Educational Environment
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Radici, Elena; Heboyan, Vahé; Mantovani, Fabrizia; De Leo, Gianluca – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Early Augmentative and Alternative Communication (AAC) interventions in school environments aim to support the development of the communication skills of children with complex communication needs. Goals of this study were to analyse the teachers' attitudes towards children using AAC in primary schools in Italy and their perceptions of the barriers…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Teacher Student Relationship, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Early Intervention
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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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Forslund Frykedal, Karin; Hammar Chiriac, Eva – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Group work is an educational mode that promotes learning and socialisation among students. In this study, we focused on the inclusive processes when students work in small groups. The aim was to investigate and describe students' inclusive and collaborative processes in group work and how the teacher supported or impeded these transactions. Social…
Descriptors: Cooperative Learning, Student Participation, Inclusion, Group Dynamics
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Klesczewski, Julia; Brandenburg, Janin; Fischbach, Anne; Schuchardt, Kirsten; Grube, Dietmar; Hasselhorn, Marcus; Büttner, Gerhard – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Based on the finding that children with mathematical learning difficulties (MLD) have deficits in working memory (WM), the question arises as to whether these children differ from typical learners only in the level or also in the developmental trajectories of WM functioning. To this end, the WM of 80 children with MLD and 71 typical learners was…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Malboeuf-Hurtubise, Catherine; Joussemet, Mireille; Taylor, Geneviève; Lacourse, Eric – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) have been increasingly implemented in schools to foster better emotional regulation skills for students with special education needs such as learning disabilities (LDs). This pilot study aimed to evaluate the impact of a MBI on the need satisfaction of elementary students with severe LDs. A prospective…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Perception, Emotional Response, Self Control
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Ohtake, Yoshihisa; Hatano, Mika – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The present study examined the effectiveness of video hero modelling and praising (VHMP), which has been proved as effective in behaviour change for students with autism spectrum disorders (ASD), in improving the transition-related behaviours of two elementary-aged students with Down Syndrome (DS). Each participant watched a video in which she…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Modeling (Psychology), Positive Reinforcement, Down Syndrome
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