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Leyser, Yona; Kirk, Rea – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
The study examined perceptions of issues associated with inclusive education of 437 parents from a midwestern state in the United States who have a child with a mild, moderate, or severe disability. Parents responded to a modified form of the Opinions Related to Mainstreaming (ORM) Scale (Antonak & Larrivee, 1995) and provided additional…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Individual Characteristics, Disabilities, Inclusive Schools
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Roberts, Clare M.; Lindsell, Janina S. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1997
Investigation of determinants of 143 intermediate grade children's attitudes and behavioral intentions toward peers with physical disabilities found that the children's own attitudes toward inclusion of peers was the strongest predictor of behavioral intentions, though attitudes of teachers, principals, and parents were also significant…
Descriptors: Administrator Attitudes, Attitude Change, Childhood Attitudes, Disabilities
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Soto, Gloria; Hetzroni, Orit – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1993
This paper highlights the historical, social, and legal aspects of Spain's movement to integrate special education students. Differences in constitutional and legislative foundations as well as in practical mainstreaming efforts and professional roles between the U.S. and Spain are noted. Educators are warned to not uncritically replicate other…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Disabilities, Educational Change, Elementary Secondary Education
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Kavale, Kenneth A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
This article traces the trend towards greater integration of students with disabilities into general education from its origins in mainstreaming to the present call for full inclusion. A review of research concludes that the necessary attitudes, accommodations, and adaptations are not yet in place for full inclusion. (Contains references.)…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational History, Elementary Secondary Education
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Opdal, Liv Randi; Wormnaes, Siri; Habayeb, Ali – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
A study explored Palestinian teachers' (n=90) opinions on inclusion in primary schools. Fifty-four believed that students with disabilities and special needs should have an opportunity to attend public schools. Eighty-one expressed a need for change in the public schools in order to meet the needs of students with disabilities. (Contains…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities, Educational Change, Elementary 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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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