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Liu, Kae – Infants and Young Children, 2018
Parent-to-parent programs provide emotional and informational support to parents of children with special needs by matching trained and experienced parents with parents needing support. This study examined the implementation and effects of a Parent-to-Parent Program in Taiwan that supported 3 families of youngsters with special needs. Based on the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Participation, Social Support Groups, Special Needs Students
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Liao, Hua-Fang; Wu, Pei-Fang – Infants and Young Children, 2017
In accordance with the Special Education Act that indicates that young children with special needs must have individualized educational plans and receive education with their typically developing peers in the general education setting, Taiwan implemented an experimental preschool inclusion program in 1989. Subsequently, during the 1990s, there was…
Descriptors: Early Childhood Education, Inclusion, Special Needs Students, Foreign Countries
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Tseng, Shu Hsien – Infants and Young Children, 2015
This study investigates teacher responses in Taiwan to children's initiations in regular classrooms and the differences between children with and without developmental delays. The sample consisted of 107 teacher-child dyads, including 53 children with developmental delays and 54 typically developing peers. Teacher-child interactions were…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Child Behavior, Developmental Delays, Preschool Education
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McCollum, Jeanette A.; Chen, Yu-Jun – Infants and Young Children, 2003
Analysis of transcripts of interviews with 16 Taiwanese mothers of babies with Down syndrome identified two themes. The first theme highlights ways in which mothers talked about the abilities and limitations of their babies; the second describes what appear to be two distinct frames of reference (pessimistic and optimistic) with respect to having…
Descriptors: Down Syndrome, Early Childhood Education, Foreign Countries, Infants