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Ekstam, Ulrika; Korhonen, Johan; Linnanmäki, Karin; Aunio, Pirjo – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
Educational reforms during the last decade have led to a more inclusive environment for students with different needs and have placed demands on teachers' readiness to instruct diverse students in the general classroom. Previous research has ascertained that student achievement is correlated with teacher quality and teachers' efficacy beliefs.…
Descriptors: Special Education, Mathematics Instruction, Low Achievement, Middle School Students
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Burke, Meghan M.; Sandman, Linda; Perez, Beatrize; O'Leary, Meghann – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
Although parents of children with disabilities have forged systemic changes for individuals with disabilities, little is known about the phenomenon of legislative advocacy (LA) including methods and barriers. In this United States-based study, 49 parents of individuals with disabilities participated in focus groups about LA reporting both positive…
Descriptors: Advocacy, Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Legislators
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Mourgkasi, Vasiliki; Mavropoulou, Sofia – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
In this single-subject study, we evaluated the effects of an intervention using a modified version of the Self-Regulated Strategy Development (SRSD) approach on the story composition skills and the use of mental state language in three writers with autism spectrum conditions (ASC). Interestingly, the intervention was not found to be effective in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention, Writing (Composition)
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Tracey, Danielle; Johnston, Christine; Papps, Fiona Ann; Mahmic, Sylvana – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
With the international trend towards individualised funding packages that allocate funds to individuals to spend on disability support needs, the challenge of ensuring parents can readily access useful information to make decisions becomes paramount. The present research used a two stage, mixed method sequential approach (with 291 parents surveyed…
Descriptors: Parents, Disabilities, Mixed Methods Research, Parent Surveys
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Maher, Anthony John; Vickerman, Philip – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
One outcome of England's Code of Practice' (DfE, 1994) was an increase, first, in the number of learning support assistants (LSAs) working in mainstream schools and, second, the establishment of the role of special educational needs co-ordinator (SENCO). Semi-structured interviews were conducted with SENCOs and LSAs to explore: (i) why they chose…
Descriptors: Special Education, Special Needs Students, Foreign Countries, Social Justice
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Hatfield, Megan; Ciccarelli, Marina; Falkmer, Torbjörn; Falkmer, Marita – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2018
Adolescents on the autism spectrum often have difficulties with the transition from high school to post-school activities. Despite this, little is known about the transition planning processes for this group. This study explored predisposing, reinforcing and enabling factors related to the transition planning processes for adolescents on the…
Descriptors: Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Autism, Success, Adolescents
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Schwab, Susanne; Hellmich, Frank; Görel, Gamze – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
This study examined the psychometric properties of the German version of the Teacher Inclusive Education Self-Efficacy Scale (TIESES). Five hundred and nineteen teacher education students from Austria and 765 teacher education students from Germany participated in the study. Results of a multiple-group confirmatory factor analysis (for the two…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Self Efficacy, Psychometrics, Preservice Teachers
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Satsangi, Rajiv; Bofferding, Laura – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
A lack of numerical knowledge early on can impede a child's academic development. In past research, playing linear board games improved children's understanding of numerical relations, which the authors theorised could extend to children with autism spectrum disorder. For this pilot study, 10 children played a board game where they moved tokens…
Descriptors: Knowledge Level, Numeracy, Child Development, Autism
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Ang, Chai Tin; Lee, Lay Wah – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
Delivery of sexuality education to secondary school students in Malaysia started since 1989. However, this area of education was neglected for secondary students with learning disabilities. Therefore, in order to explore their needs for sexuality education, society's perceptions especially teachers' towards this matter should be considered. To…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Sex Education, Secondary School Students, Learning Disabilities
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Kubiak, John – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
There is a growing awareness of the value of using pupils' voices in educational research. At primary and second level, the principle of pupil voice has gained in profile over the last decade. However, in higher education, the use of voice in research collaborations remains under-theorised and under-utilised. This paper reports on an inclusive…
Descriptors: College Students, Intellectual Disability, Learning Processes, Educational Research
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Williams, Peter – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
The Internet can be an excellent tool to help people with learning disabilities access relevant and appropriately written information. However, little work has been undertaken to ascertain web design or content preferences for this cohort. This paper examines methods to address this issue. Twenty five participants were presented with three web…
Descriptors: Web Sites, Preferences, Learning Disabilities, Internet
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Millar, Julie A.; Thompson, Janet; Schwab, Dorothy; Hanlon-Dearman, Ana; Goodman, Deborah; Koren, Gal; Masotti, Paul – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
Fetal alcohol spectrum disorder (FASD) is a prevalent neurodevelopmental disability with significant implications for learning and behaviour. International research suggests that the prevalence of FASD in school-aged children is 2.3-6.3%. In this paper, we address the questions: (1) what is FASD; (2) what is the prevalence of FASD in schools; (3)…
Descriptors: Fetal Alcohol Syndrome, Educational Policy, Theory Practice Relationship, Developmental Disabilities
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Brown, Tiara Saufley; Stanton-Chapman, Tina L. – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
A substantial challenge confronting public education systems across the world is the employment and retention of high-quality paraprofessionals (also known as teaching assistants and educational assistants). The current study expands upon previous research by employing a mixed methods design to examine the relationship between paraprofessionals'…
Descriptors: Special Education, General Education, Mixed Methods Research, Paraprofessional Personnel
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van der Worp-van der Kamp, Lidy; Pijl, Sip Jan; Post, Wendy J.; Bijstra, Jan O.; van den Bosch, Els J. – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
Educating students with behavioural, emotional and social difficulties requires a thorough systematic approach with the focus on academic instruction. This study addresses the development of a tool, consisting of two questionnaires, for measuring systematic academic instruction. The questionnaires cover the Plan-Do-Check-Act cycle and academic…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Emotional Disturbances, Interpersonal Competence, Test Construction
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Mayton, Michael R.; Zhang, Jie; Carter, Stacy L.; Suppo, Jennifer L. – Journal of Research in Special Educational Needs, 2017
How well doctoral students in special education are prepared to evaluate research as evidence-based practice (EBP) is likely to impact their careers, as well as the teachers they will train. In developing a method for evaluating the readiness of small cohort groups of doctoral students to apply a research-based model of EBP, an instrument and…
Descriptors: Special Education, Doctoral Programs, Graduate Students, Readiness
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