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Thompson-Ebanks, Valerie; Jarman, Michelle – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The purpose of this qualitative study is to explore the reasons university students with nonapparent disabilities gave for formally disclosing their disability and seeking the university's disability services or not and the consequences they associate with their decisions. Conducted in a Mid-western four-year university, nine students with…
Descriptors: Undergraduate Students, Disabilities, Qualitative Research, Semi Structured Interviews
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Taylor, Mark J. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Prior research has shown that cognitive behavioural therapy, relaxation, mindfulness, exercise and positive psychology interventions, when conducted as single interventions, have a useful effect on depression and also increasing well-being. The purpose of this study was to conduct a pilot programme to determine the efficacy of a multi-modal…
Descriptors: Well Being, Pilot Projects, Behavior Modification, Cognitive Restructuring
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Moore, Adam M.; Clapham, Emily D.; Deeney, Theresa A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This qualitative study was designed to understand parents' perceptions of their children's participation in an inclusive surf therapy programme in the United States. Ten parents and one caregiver were interviewed about theirs and their children's experience in the surf programme. Parent discussions centred on the child, parent/caregiver,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Ashburner, Jill K.; Bobir, Natasha I.; van Dooren, Kate – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
After leaving school, young people with autism spectrum disorder often struggle with social, educational and employment participation. A post-school transition programme underpinned by individualised case management, where mentees are guided to complete self-selected projects by mentors with multimedia skills, was evaluated using a qualitative…
Descriptors: Transitional Programs, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Program Evaluation
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Kim, Eunha; Hwang, Jowon; Park, Sukyoung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how child problem behaviour could be related to maternal Hwa-Byung (HB; Korean culture syndrome, meaning "anger illness") among Korean mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Acceptance of disabilities and parenting stress were tested as mediators for the relationship between child problem behaviour and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mothers, Children
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Alquraini, Turki Abduallh S.; Rao, Shaila M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Educators all over the world are trying to revise and/or build their teacher education programmes to ensure pre-service teachers working on their teaching credentials are competent and ready to manage classrooms from day one. This study surveyed 179 faculty from 30 colleges and universities in Saudi Arabia to find out the extent to which they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Inclusion, Special Education Teachers
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Rafter, Mary; Gillies, Robyn M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Recent developments in genomic-based knowledge is challenging educators to learn more about the early precursors of various difficulties children experience in learning and how they can use this information to identify preventative strategies or strategies that minimise their effect. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief outline of…
Descriptors: Genetics, Teaching Methods, Genetic Disorders, Special Needs Students
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Padden, Lisa; Tonge, Julie – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This article offers a review of the DARE as it operated in University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland from 2010 to 2013. This DARE scheme allows applicants to provide details of their disability and its impact on their education, with a view to competing for specially allocated places on their programme of choice, should they not receive an offer of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Access to Education, Higher Education
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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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Kramer, Jessica M.; Hwang, I-Ting; Helfrich, Christine A.; Samuel, Preethy S.; Carrellas, Ann – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Project "TEAM" teaches transition-age youth with developmental disabilities (DD) to identify physical and social environmental barriers and supports, generate solutions to barriers, and request modifications to increase participation. Establishing the social validity of this environment focused intervention with youth and their parents…
Descriptors: Program Validation, Problem Solving, Intervention, Developmental Disabilities
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Davies, Michael; Elliott, Stephen N.; Sin, Kuen Fung; Yan, Zi; Yel, Nedim – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Adjustments are considered necessary for students with disabilities to be fully included in classroom instruction, classroom assessment and external accountability tests. The 67 item Checklist of Learning and Assessment Adjustments for Students (CLAAS), translated for the Chinese community, was used by 74 teachers from Macau and Mainland China to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Inclusion, Student Needs
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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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Sharma, Umesh; Jitoko, Filipe; Macanawai, Setareki S.; Forlin, Chris – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
In recent years, countries of the Pacific have been moving strongly towards enhancing inclusive educational practices within a previously segregated education system. Through the Pacific Education Development Framework (PEDF) approved by 14 Pacific Island Education Ministers in 2009, the implementation of regional policies of inclusive education…
Descriptors: Pacific Islanders, Inclusion, Educational Practices, Disabilities
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Bishara, Saied; Kaplan, Shani – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The purpose of the research was to examine the correlation between locus of control and metacognitive knowledge in math and math achievement among students with learning disabilities. We examined 30 eighth grade pupils with learning disabilities and 30 other pupils all of whom studied in a heterogeneous class in a public school in order to better…
Descriptors: Locus of Control, Metacognition, Mathematics Achievement, Learning Disabilities
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