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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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Jackson, Lewis; Fitzpatrick, Heather; Alazemi, Bedoor; Rude, Harvey – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
Kauffman, Felder, Ahrbeck, Badar, and Schneiders (this issue) call for a more temperate approach to inclusion, arguing against its use in educating "all" students with disabilities. We argue in response that the issue should not be framed as "inclusion versus non-inclusion," asserting that our field would benefit by examining…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Access to Education, Special Schools, Global Approach
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Kiru, Elisheba; Cooc, North – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
Access to education for children with disabilities remains a significant challenge in many countries despite international agreement of its importance. This paper describes results from a comparative analysis of education for students with disabilities in Brazil, Canada, and South Africa with a focus on how differences in disability policies,…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Comparative Education
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Kauffman, James M.; Felder, Marion; Ahrbeck, Bernd; Badar, Jeanmarie; Schneiders, Katrin – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
Including students with disabilities in general education when appropriate is an important goal of special education. However, inclusion is not as important as effective instruction, which must be the first concern of education, general or special. "Full" inclusion, the claim that "all" students with disabilities are best…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Disabilities, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Student Placement
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Ahrbeck, Bernd; Felder, Marion; Schneiders, Katrin – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2018
This article describes and analyzes the debate about inclusion against the backdrop of school reform in Germany. The tiered school system has caused significant controversies during the past decades and underwent changes that often yielded ambiguous results with regards to social and educational justice. Another major change of the system is now…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Change, Inclusion, Disabilities
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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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Hunter, William; Williamson, Robert L.; Jasper, Andrea D.; Casey, Laura Baylot; Smith, Clinton – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
Researchers have found that English teachers in the United States of America (USA) perceive providing writing instruction to students with emotional behavioral disorders (EBD) as a difficult task. This could be associated with the fact that students with EBD often work below skill level in the content area of writing compared to same age peers.…
Descriptors: Behavior Disorders, Emotional Disturbances, Writing Instruction, Teaching Methods
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Fuchs, Wendy W.; Mundschenk, Nancy J.; Groark, Brian – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
Adults and children around the world are experiencing unhealthy levels of stress. More specifically, the stress levels that children report can have detrimental effects on their social-emotional, physical and academic well-being. Schools are in a unique position to not only address the causes of stress in children's lives, but to also provide…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Stress Management, Metacognition, Attention
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Tubele, Sarmite; Margevica, Ieva; Bolton, David; Doan, Kim; McGinley, Vicki A. – Journal of International Special Needs Education, 2017
This study reports on the perspectives of 79 Latvian college students' perception of inclusion of children with disabilities. Education majors from the University of Latvia and non-education majors from Riga Technical University responded to a 27-item Likert scale format and four open-ended questions by filling out an electronic survey. A…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Student Attitudes, Inclusion
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