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Rice, Deanna K.; Kohler, Patty – Education, 2012
From the beginning of time, there has been a pervasive interest in getting some members of the human race to conform to the wishes of other members of the human race. The use of positive as well as not so positive methods have been utilized, researched and espoused upon. The current paper presents a review of the vast literature on the history of…
Descriptors: Intervention, Civil Rights, Behavior Modification, Discipline
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Owens, Delila; Thomas, Diana; Strong, Laura Ann – Education, 2011
School counselors have been called upon to provide services to an increasing number of students with disabilities. In order to effectively manage the unique challenges they face, counselors should familiarize themselves with the American School Counselor Association's standards for working with those with special needs as well as the applicable…
Descriptors: School Counselors, Counselor Role, Disabilities, Student Needs
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Dyal, Allen; Carpenter, Laura Bowden; Wright, James V. – Education, 2009
For many students with disabilities to be successful learners in the general education curriculum, they must receive supplemental aids and services. Assistive Technology commonly referred to as AT, fits both the definition of supplemental aids as well as related services for students with disabilities. Assistive Technology services and devices…
Descriptors: Extracurricular Activities, General Education, Disabilities, Educational Technology
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Dykeman, Bruce F. – Education, 2009
Children with Traumatic Brain Injury (TBI) face many demands when completing their rehabilitation and returning to school. Although the prognosis can be favorable for many children, the course of recovery poses unique challenges for children and staff alike. To this end, a functional assessment of TBI children within a Response-to-Intervention…
Descriptors: Intervention, Injuries, Functional Behavioral Assessment, Brain
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Kohler, Patty; Reese, Jacque – Education, 2008
For the last several years ago, Arkansas has served incarcerated juveniles in facilities of 485 beds through fourteen juvenile detention centers located in rural as well as urban areas throughout the state. Six years ago a web-based educational program was piloted in one of the juvenile detention centers in northwest Arkansas. The program was…
Descriptors: Public Education, Juvenile Justice, Reading Skills, Special Education
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Phillips, Simone – Education, 2008
This is a study of high achieving students using information about gifted students that can apply to and benefit all students. This article places focus on the highly motivated student that is intrinsically motivated, persistently works hard, and achieves top grades, but may not qualify as "gifted". For example, Jonathan has an average…
Descriptors: Academically Gifted, Grade 6, Grade 5, Grade 2
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Fish, Wade W. – Education, 2006
This case study investigated parental perceptions of students with autism towards the IEP meeting from one family support group chapter in the north Texas area. Participants were asked to share their experiences of previous IEP meetings and to provide input regarding not only measures that school districts may take towards improving IEP meetings,…
Descriptors: Social Support Groups, Special Education, School Districts, Family Programs