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Cheong, Janice M. Y.; Walker, Zachary M.; Rosenblatt, Kara – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Mathematics is an important aspect of daily life. Basic numeracy skills are needed to accomplish everyday tasks. However, research regarding the relationship between cognitive ability, mental age, and basic numeracy skills for children with intellectual disability (ID) is scarce. This research study investigated the correlation between…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Numeracy, Mathematics Skills, Elementary School Students
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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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Griffen, Jeni; And Others – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1994
This paper describes a project researching the management of menstruation for women who have severe/profound intellectual disability. It outlines the importance of acceptance of menstruation, the possibility of partial participation in menstrual care, key factors to consider in developing skill development activities (such as attitudes of care…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Case Studies, Females, Intermediate Grades
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Jenkinson, Josephine C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1992
Two experiments were conducted to investigate possible deficiencies in strategies used for decoding words by 20 children (ages 20-12) with intellectual disabilities. Results indicated that subjects did not make use of information in words (specifically letter position cues) to aid in their identification, whereas beginning and experienced…
Descriptors: Beginning Reading, Decoding (Reading), Intermediate Grades, Mental Retardation
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Margalit, Malka – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1995
This study examined effects of a social skills intervention with 73 students (ages 11 to 15) with mild intellectual disabilities. The intervention, consisting of a computer-supported program, teacher-guided work, small-group discussions, and transfer to real-life conflicts, was found to result in social competence gains, compared to control…
Descriptors: Computer Assisted Instruction, Educational Media, Instructional Effectiveness, Intermediate Grades
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van Rossum, J. H. A.; Vermeer, A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1990
The study examined the relationship between perceived athletic competence and performance with 78 fourth grade elementary school children of which 40 were in a program of motoric remedial teaching. A significant difference was observed between groups on the correlation coefficient between perceived athletic competence and motor skills performance.…
Descriptors: Athletics, Elementary Education, Intermediate Grades, Movement Education
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O'Shea, Lawrence J.; O'Shea, Dorothy J. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1994
Thirty-six Australian students (grades 5-7) with reading difficulties were trained to cue themselves to the purpose of reading or to cue themselves in addition to underlining key words and phrases as they read. The combination of awareness of purpose and the employment of a self-regulated underlining strategy generated better reading…
Descriptors: Cues, Foreign Countries, Intermediate Grades, Learning Strategies