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Sheehey, Patricia H.; Wells, Jenny C.; Ogata, Veronica F. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
This investigation explored the interactions between paraeducators and the culturally and linguistically diverse families of their students with disabilities. Paraeducators (n = 117) attending a statewide professional development event responded to a questionnaire designed to explore their interactions with diverse parents and families. Results…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Teaching Experience, Parent Teacher Cooperation, Family School Relationship
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Garwood, Justin D.; Werts, Margaret G.; Varghese, Cheryl; Gosey, Leanne – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
The researchers of this study used a mixed-methods approach to understand issues of rural special education teacher burnout. Results of survey responses (n = 64) and follow-up focus group interviews (n = 12) from rural special education teachers indicated several factors contributing to stress and burnout. Teachers noted that lack of clarity in…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Special Education Teachers, Mixed Methods Research, Teacher Role
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Cooper, Justin T.; Whitney, Todd; Lingo, Amy S. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
The purpose of the current study was to examine the effects of immediately prompting a general education teacher to increase her rate of Opportunities to Respond (OTR) through bug-in-ear technology on the academic engagement of a first-grade student with emotional and behavior disorders (EBD) and attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). In…
Descriptors: Feedback (Response), Classroom Techniques, Affective Behavior, Behavior Disorders
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Griffin, Cynthia C.; Gagnon, Joseph C.; Jossi, Maggie H.; Ulrich, Tracy G.; Myers, Jonté A. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
This study examined mathematics strategy instruction that primes the common underlying structures of word problems using explicit instruction in a rural elementary classroom with fourth- and fifth-grade students with and without disabilities (n = 27). Although intervention students did not outperform control condition students on a word problem…
Descriptors: Priming, Mathematics Instruction, Word Problems (Mathematics), Rural Schools
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Farmer, Thomas W.; Hamm, Jill V.; Lee, David L.; Sterrett, Brittany I.; Rizzo, Karen; Hoffman, Abigail S. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
Although there have been several advances in the development of evidence-based practices (EBPs) to support students with disabilities, many rural schools struggle to use EBPs. Rural schools may experience challenges that constrain their potential to provide support for the implementation of EBPs. Furthermore, there may be a mismatch between EBPs…
Descriptors: Consultation Programs, Professionalism, Evidence Based Practice, Rural Schools
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Johnson, Jerry; Ohlson, Matthew A.; Shope, Shane – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
In this descriptive and comparative study, we present results highlighting the complexity and scope of the challenges facing rural districts as they navigate the changing demographics of the students and families they serve. Rapid increases in the number and concentration of racially, culturally, and linguistically diverse students in rural areas…
Descriptors: Demography, Social Change, Population Trends, Rural Areas
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Pierce, Corey D.; Mueller, Tracy Gershwin – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
The challenges of working within rural schools can impact successful implementation of a multitiered system of supports (MTSS). Although special education and general education teachers' responsibilities within a MTSS framework have been addressed through a myriad of school districts across the nation, rural districts face unique challenges that…
Descriptors: Rural Schools, Response to Intervention, Positive Behavior Supports, Evidence Based Practice
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Huscroft-D'Angelo, Jacqueline; January, Stacy-Ann A.; Duppong Hurley, Kristin L. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
One strategy to improve outcomes for students with emotional and behavioral disorders and their families in rural settings is providing parental support. Through interviews with special education administrators and student services personnel representing several rural regions, this exploratory study sought to identify the needs of youth with…
Descriptors: Rural Areas, Administrator Attitudes, Emotional Disturbances, Behavior Disorders
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Yuan, Susan J.; Ryan, Susan M.; Dague, E. Bryan – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
Through qualitative interviews, perspectives of parents of students who were in the first 2 years of the Think College Program at University of Vermont and Johnson State College were explored, thereby identifying expectations, academic and social aspects, and experiences of their children as college members. Previous experience of these students…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Parent Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Hoover, John J.; Erickson, Jennifer R.; Herron, Shelley R.; Smith, Clara E. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2018
Consideration of cultural and linguistic features is mandated by law and one of the most important contributors to the appropriate placement of diverse learners for special education services. This article describes the results of a pilot project designed to assist rural educators to deliver an equitable and unbiased assessment process for English…
Descriptors: Culturally Relevant Education, Special Education, Eligibility, Pilot Projects
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Burke, Meghan M. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2017
Latino students and their families are the fastest growing minority group in the country, yet it is unclear whether rural (vs. urban) Latino families of students with disabilities have different needs. In this pilot study, 65 Latino family members of students with disabilities (15 rural; 50 urban) responded to a questionnaire about empowerment,…
Descriptors: Empowerment, Hispanic American Students, Rural Areas, Urban Areas
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Leigers, Kelly; Kleinert, Harold L.; Carter, Erik W. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2017
Students with severe disabilities often experience limited social participation and few friendships at school. We describe a project to equip school teams to implement peer support arrangements and peer networks focused on friendships, inclusion, and learning. We adopted a phenomenological qualitative approach to learn how participants viewed…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Friendship, Social Support Groups, Inclusion
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Lowman, J. Joneen; Kleinert, Harold L. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2017
Little information exists regarding the statewide adoption of telepractice, the delivery of speech-language services at a distance through telecommunications, for addressing the documented shortage of speech-language pathologists (SLPs) in rural communities. A statewide survey of directors of special education revealed that only two school…
Descriptors: Speech Language Pathology, Adoption (Ideas), Telecommunications, Rural Areas
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Chai, Zhen – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2017
This study evaluated the effectiveness of using a researcher-developed iPad app with a 0- to 5-s constant time delay procedure to improve phonological awareness skills of young children with mild developmental delays in a small-group arrangement in a rural public elementary school in Southwest United States. The study was conducted using a…
Descriptors: Early Reading, Reading Skills, Reading Improvement, Young Children
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Young-Pelton, Cheryl A.; Dotson, Tyler D. – Rural Special Education Quarterly, 2017
Procedures derived from the field of applied behavior analysis (ABA) have extensive research support for use with students with disabilities, such as autism spectrum disorder, intellectual disability, and emotional and behavioral disorders. These procedures should be implemented within the parameters of professional and ethical guidelines to…
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Disabilities, Ethics, Rural Schools
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