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Mohammed, Feruz – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
Attention-Deficit/Hyperactivity Disorder (ADHD) is a persistent pattern of behaviours characterized by inattention, hyperactivity and impulsivity. This study evaluates the effects of a tailored Incredible Years Teacher Classroom Management (IYTCM) programme aimed to improve participating children's on-task behaviour in a group of 6 to 10 year old…
Descriptors: Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Classroom Techniques, Program Effectiveness, Conceptual Tempo
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Rodriguez, Jacqueline A.; Dieker, Lisa A. – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
For refugee children with disabilities, international agencies provide largely humanitarian assistance, including education. However, the obstacles associated with refugee existence can impede progress in the movement towards educating children with disabilities in inclusive settings. This literature review summarizes the historical progression…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Refugees, Educational Improvement, Disabilities
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Eldar, Eitan; Ayvazo, Shiri; Hirschmann, Michal – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
Classroom management still remains a topic of major apprehension for teachers, and especially for those teaching students who display challenging behaviors. This paper presents an empirical examination that supplemented an exceptional project of the ministry of education in a small Middle-East country to support students with severe problem…
Descriptors: Classroom Techniques, Student Behavior, Behavior Disorders, Self Contained Classrooms
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Aldersey, Heather Michelle; Haines, Shana Jackson – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
Children with intellectual disabilities (ID) often experience challenges due to low learning expectations and educational quality and limited educational access. Often, in locations impacted by higher levels of poverty, such as Kinshasa, Democratic Republic of the Congo, educational disparities for children with ID are even more pronounced. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Intellectual Disability, Special Education Teachers, Interviews
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Nunes, Clarisse; Miranda, Guilhermina Lobato; Amaral, Isabel – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
This study aimed to analyze how the Social Software tools could respond to the needs of parents and teachers of students with multiple disabilities in improving their practices, as well as provide information and resources related to the topic of multiple disabilities. The study was implemented in Portugal and involved 45 participants: 25 special…
Descriptors: Social Networks, Multiple Disabilities, Family Programs, School Support
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Yan, Min-Chi; Kim, Sunyoung; Kang, Hyun-Ju; Wilkerson, Kimber L. – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
The purpose of the current literature review is to understand how East Asian American (EAA) parents of students with disabilities perceive disabilities and special education. These parental perspectives are compared to those of their East Asian (EA) parents to better understand whether EAA parents adjust their perceptions in the U.S. Findings from…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Literature Reviews, Asian Americans
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Puckett, Kathleen; Mathur, Sarup R.; Zamora, Roxanne – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
This study examined the effects of instruction, delivered in a special education classroom, to improve classroom behaviors and support the emergence of social skills in an inclusive classroom for two fourth grade male students with behavioral concerns. The intervention consisted of peer mentoring, interactive social narratives, video modeling and…
Descriptors: Intervention, Special Education, Interpersonal Competence, Inclusion
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Landa, Katrina G.; Barbetta, Patricia M. – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
A multiple probe across participants design was used to explore the effects of repeated readings on the reading fluency, errors, and comprehension of 4, third-to-fifth grade English language learners (ELLs) with specific learning disabilities (SLD). Also, generalization measures to untaught passages and maintenance data were collected. In…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Repetition, Reading Achievement, English Language Learners
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Gentry, Roberta – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2016
This exploratory study examined the frequency and content of text-based interactions between special education mentors (n = 22) and mentees (n = 50) within the Electronic Mentoring for Student Success Program (eMSS). Perceived outcomes of participants, based on an open ended survey question, were also analyzed. The Interstate Teacher Assessment…
Descriptors: Mentors, Special Education, Surveys, Attitude Measures
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Toloi, Gabriela Gallucci; Manzini, Eduardo José; Spoldaro, Diego Machado; Zacarias, Lucas Ventura – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2016
The successful inclusion of students with special needs in physical education classes requires much planning and preparation. Lack of preparation of physical education teachers working in inclusive settings in Brazil has demonstrated the need for specialized training in strategies for implementing inclusion. The goal of this study was to identify,…
Descriptors: Physical Education, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Focus Groups
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Hackett, Jacob D.; Hudson, Roxanne F.; West, Elizabeth A.; Brown, Sharan E. – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2016
Cambodia is a dynamic country in transition and its population is committed to improve an economic, social, and educational system (Chandler, 2008). An imperial legacy and traumatic history involving a genocide specifically targeted at Cambodian intellectual elite continue to affect Cambodian schools with the most impact being felt by vulnerable…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusion, Disabilities, Access to Education
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Corkett, Julie K.; Benevides, Tina – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2016
Written expression is an essential skill to actively function in today's society. For many learners, especially those with a learning disability (LD), writing can be a source of frustration. Technology in its various forms, holds promise to assist students in this area. The current study examines the role that tablet technology, specifically,…
Descriptors: Writing (Composition), Handheld Devices, Learning Disabilities, Handwriting
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Tyler, Emily J.; Hughes, John C.; Wilson, Meadhbh M.; Beverley, Michael; Hastings, Richard P.; Williams, Bethan M. – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2015
Many children with Intellectual and Developmental Disabilities (IDD) have considerable difficulty learning basic reading skills. Increasing evidence suggests individuals with IDD may benefit from instruction incorporating components of reading found to be effective for typically developing children. However, little research into reading…
Descriptors: Reading Skills, Intellectual Disability, Developmental Disabilities, Teaching Methods
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Mangope, Boitumelo; Mukhopadhyay, Sourav – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2015
The continuing professional development of teachers is crucial for implementation of inclusive education and improving the quality of educational service delivery of all learners. The purpose of this preliminary study was to explore teachers' beliefs about professional development for inclusive education in two primary and two secondary schools in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Faculty Development, Beliefs, Mixed Methods Research
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Chitiyo, Morgan; Odongo, George; Itimu-Phiri, Ambumulire; Muwana, Florence; Lipemba, Mary – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2015
Researchers have repeatedly identified special education teacher shortage as one of the factors that have stymied the development of special education in many African countries. Highly qualified special education teachers are an integral part of successful national educational systems. In order to ensure an optimum supply of qualified special…
Descriptors: Special Education Teachers, Special Education, Teacher Education, Foreign Countries
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