NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Publication Type
Journal Articles62
Reports - Descriptive62
Opinion Papers4
Reports - Evaluative1
Audience
Teachers1
Assessments and Surveys
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 62 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Giangreco, Michael F. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2020
This article briefly responds to the following question: Why aren't more students with severe disabilities being placed in general education classrooms? I offer five reasons why more students with severe disabilities are not included, because: (a) ableism persists, (b) schools continue to misapply the least restrictive environment provisions of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Severe Disabilities, Students with Disabilities, Grade 5
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lehr, Donna H. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2020
Data reveal that insufficient progress has been made in increasing the number of students with severe disabilities who are educated in general education classes. Agran et al. asked why this is happening and discussed determinants that may be affecting placement decisions that serve to segregate students from their peers. This article is a review…
Descriptors: Student Placement, Students with Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Barriers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Horner, Rob H.; Halle, James W. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2020
We summarize three changes in education that have direct relevance for the education of students with severe disabilities: (a) adoption of multi-tiered system of supports as a framework for intervention, (b) delivering educational reform at the "whole school" level, and (c) advances in information technology that are altering the type…
Descriptors: Students with Disabilities, Severe Disabilities, Educational Change, Intervention
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Watson, Joanne; Voss, Hille; Bloomer, Melissa J. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2019
With a focus on the use of narrative approaches, this article is a commentary on decision-making support for people with profound intellectual and multiple disability (PIMD) at the end-of-life. Due to improved health care, people with PIMD are living longer lives than ever before. Therefore, they are increasingly facing decisions relating to…
Descriptors: Preferences, Death, Decision Making, Severe Intellectual Disability
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Reynolds, Michelle C.; Palmer, Susan B.; Barton, Kelli N. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2019
Individuals with severe disabilities and their families can engage in person-centered and family-centered planning for aging using a life course view. Viewing aging within the context of the family and disability is essential because many people with severe disabilities depend on their families for supports in daily living, social relationships,…
Descriptors: Aging (Individuals), Severe Disabilities, Planning, Family Relationship
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Agran, Martin; Spooner, Fred; Brown, Fredda; Morningstar, Mary; Singer, George H. S.; Wehman, Paul – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2018
At the 2016 TASH Conference in St. Louis, a research colloquium was held that focused on the state of selected life-span services for people with severe disabilities. Topics addressed by leading experts in the field included inclusion, teaching academic skills, family support, challenging behavior, supported employment, and voting. This article…
Descriptors: Lifelong Learning, Conferences (Gatherings), Conference Papers, Meetings
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mirenda, Pat – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
The evolution of evidence-based practice in augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) has occurred via two different but related routes: the conventional research-to-practice route and the more common practice-to-research route. This article defines both routes with examples of each and discusses potential problems that may arise when…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Theory Practice Relationship, Educational Practices
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Kozleski, Elizabeth B. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
This article offers a rationale for the contributions of qualitative research to evidence-based practice in special education. In it, I make the argument that qualitative research encompasses the ability to study significant problems of practice, engage with practitioners in the conduct of research studies, learn and change processes during a…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Evidence Based Practice, Special Education, Research Methodology
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Singer, George H. S.; Agran, Martin; Spooner, Fred – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
This article discusses the relationship between evidence-based practices (EBPs) and values in research and practice pertaining to people with severe disabilities. The importance of basing educational and habilitation practices on substantial scientific evidence for practical, moral, and legal reasons is acknowledged given the prevalence of…
Descriptors: Evidence Based Practice, Severe Disabilities, Values, Educational Research
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Powers, Laurie E. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
Action research approaches reflecting power sharing by academic and community researchers, full engagement of community partners across all study phases, and ongoing commitment to partnership and capacity building have been increasingly embraced, particularly in research affecting marginalized populations. Findings suggest action research…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Action Research, Participatory Research, School Community Relationship
Spooner, Fred; Saunders, Alicia; Root, Jenny; Brosh, Chelsi – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2017
There is a need to teach the pivotal skill of mathematical problem solving to students with severe disabilities, moving beyond basic skills like computation to higher level thinking skills. Problem solving is emphasized as a Standard for Mathematical Practice in the Common Core State Standards across grade levels. This article describes a…
Descriptors: Severe Disabilities, Skill Development, Mathematics Skills, Problem Solving
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Rood, Carrie E.; Kanter, Arlene; Causton, Julie – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2014
This article describes the potential impact that state guardianship laws may have on the transition planning process for students identified with intellectual and developmental disabilities under the Individuals with Disabilities in Education Improvement Act. The authors utilize a disability studies framework to describe how the goals of…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Educational Legislation, State Legislation, Developmental Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Strully, Jeffrey L. – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2013
This article provides a response to Romer and Walker from two distinct perspectives: the field of developmental disabilities and a parent of children with developmental disabilities. Jeffrey Strully describes his current role managing a moderate-sized agency in Los Angeles that provides individualized and personalized supports as well as his work…
Descriptors: Developmental Disabilities, Parents, Autism, Caregivers
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Cosier, Meghan – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2012
Historically, researchers focused on individuals with severe disabilities have utilized single-subject research methodologies to study the application of the behavioral theory to learning. In contrast, disability studies scholars have primarily used qualitative research methodologies to study quality of life or policy issues related to individuals…
Descriptors: Qualitative Research, Research Methodology, Quality of Life, Disabilities
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Savarese, Emily Thornton; Savarese, Ralph James – Research and Practice for Persons with Severe Disabilities, 2012
This article underscores the importance of coupling a practical orientation to the many challenges of autism with a philosophical and political orientation that refuses merely to make room for disability in the classroom or to accommodate its specific needs. It uses a case study approach to illustrate the ways in which subject matter and narrative…
Descriptors: Political Attitudes, Disabilities, Foster Care, Case Method (Teaching Technique)
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4  |  5