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Clipa, Otilia; Mata, Liliana; Lazar, Iuliana – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The aim of this study was to elaborate a scale to measure In-service Teachers' Attitudes about Inclusive Education (ITAIE). The 18-item scale was developed using a sample of 264 in-service teachers. Factor analysis indicated five categories: 1) the psychosocial competences of teachers, (2) the psycho-pedagogical advantages of the inclusive…
Descriptors: Teacher Attitudes, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities, Teacher Competencies
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Iturregui-Gallardo, Gonzalo; Méndez-Ulrich, Jorge Luis – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2020
The "Self-Assessment Manikin" (SAM) is one of the most extensively used instruments in the situational assessment of the emotional state in experimental or clinical contexts of emotional induction. However, there is no instrument of this kind adapted for blind or visually impaired people. In this paper, we present the results of the…
Descriptors: Self Evaluation (Individuals), Situational Tests, Visual Impairments, Psychological Patterns
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Bitsika, Vicki; Sharpley, Christopher F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The validity, reliability and factor structure of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Behaviour Checklist-Revised (ASDBC-R) were measured in a sample of 140 boys with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) aged between 6 and 18 years. Internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha) was satisfactory and the ASDBC-R significantly correlated with the Social Responsiveness…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Intervention, Planning, Test Validity
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Freer, John – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This article presents the Educators' Attitudes toward Disability Scale (EADS). This scale was developed from the Social Workers Attitudes toward Disability Scale (SWADS). A sample of 128 postsecondary educators from one college and one university in Ontario, Canada completed the EADS, the Attitudes toward Disabled Persons scale (ATDP), and a…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, College Faculty, Teacher Attitudes, Foreign Countries
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Hodge, Samuel R.; Sato, Takahiro; Mukoyama, Takahito; Kozub, Francis M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2013
The purpose of this study was to assess the validity and reliability of the Physical Educators' Judgments about Inclusion (PEJI) survey for analysing the judgments of Japanese (361 male, 170 female) physical education teacher education majors. A secondary purpose was to examine group differences in judgments as a function of gender and past…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Preservice Teachers, Physical Education Teachers
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Beddow, Peter A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
In the arena of educational testing, accessibility refers to the degree to which students are given the opportunity to participate in and engage a test. Accessibility theory is a model for examining the interactions between the test-taker and the test itself and defining how they may decrease some students' access to the test event, ultimately…
Descriptors: Test Results, Test Items, Educational Testing, Scores
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Gee, Susan B.; Croucher, Matthew J.; Beveridge, John – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2010
The Health of the Nation Outcome Scales (HoNOS) family of measures is routinely used in mental health services in the New Zealand, Australia, and the United Kingdom. However, the psychometric properties of the HoNOS65+ for elderly people have not been extensively evaluated. The aim of the present study was to examine the validity, reliability, and…
Descriptors: Psychiatric Services, Health Services, Mental Health Programs, Mental Health
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Kontos, Susan; Diamond, Karen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
Comparable scales to measure quality of early intervention services for infants and toddlers as perceived by parents and service providers were developed based on the Recommended Practices in Early Intervention. Scales were administered to 209 parents and 177 providers. Parents' perceptions of quality were related to family centeredness of…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Early Childhood Education, Early Intervention, Evaluation Criteria
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Glenn, Sheila; Cunningham, Cliff – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
A study assessed the usefulness of three measures of self-esteem in 72 British individuals (ages 17-24) with Down syndrome. Internal consistency estimates were high, but validity was only demonstrated for the Self-Perception Profile for Learning Disabled Students, supporting its use with individuals with verbal mental ages of around 7 years.…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Downs Syndrome, Evaluation Methods, Measures (Individuals)
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Wheldall, Kevin; Madelaine, Alison – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2000
Results are presented from two studies involving 190 primary and high school students and 146 primary students with reading difficulties. These studies contributed toward the development of five 200 word standardized passages which may be employed interchangeably to monitor the performance of students with reading difficulties towards achieving…
Descriptors: Curriculum Based Assessment, Educational Testing, Elementary Secondary Education, Functional Literacy
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Shaddock, Anthony J.; Spinks, Anthony T.; Esbensen, Anna – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2000
A study involving 99 parents, researchers, residential workers, speech pathologists, and special education teachers revealed a high level of support for the Biala-II, a profile that uses the knowledge of informants who are able to provide specific information on the ways in which a person with mental retardation communicates. (Contains…
Descriptors: Adults, Behavior Rating Scales, Children, Communication Skills
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Raphael, Dennis; Brown, Ivan; Renwick, Rebecca – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
A study examined the reliability and validity of the Quality of Life Instrument Package using data from 500 persons with developmental disabilities in Ontario. Data indicate that most of the instruments found in the package met acceptable psychometric standards. Appropriate uses for the full and short version are discussed. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Mental Retardation
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Cummins, Robert A.; And Others – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1997
A study of 59 Australian people with an intellectual disability and 69 university students evaluated a new scale to measure the life quality of people with an intellectual disability. The Comprehensive Quality of Life Scale--Intellectual Disability was found to be a useful instrument to measure comparative life quality. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Adults, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries, Mental Retardation
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Pelco, Lynn E.; Sarpolis, Deborah L. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
This study investigated the concurrent validity of the Mayes Motor Free Compilation (MMFC) using the mental scale of the Bayley Scales of Infant Development (BSID) as the criterion variable with 50 typically developing preschool-aged children. Results indicated that the MMFC and the BSID scores were significantly and positively correlated.…
Descriptors: Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Development, Cognitive Measurement, Concurrent Validity
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Foreman, Phil; Bourke, Sid; Mishra, Gita; Frost, Rick – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
An instrument was developed to assess needs of students with disabilities in regular classes and was used as the basis for providing funding support for 12,375 students. The three domains of the instrument, physical needs, learning needs, and social needs, had good construct and face validities and high score reliabilities. (Contains 10…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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