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Al-Dababneh, Kholoud Adeeb – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
This study aims to investigate the barriers to parental involvement in Jordanian mainstream schools from the parents' perspective. A 36-item questionnaire that addressed five domains was designed specifically for this study and distributed to 206 parents of children with specific learning disabilities. The results reveal that the main barrier to…
Descriptors: Barriers, Parent Participation, Mainstreaming, Children
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Feder, Kim Michéle; Bak, Carsten Kronborg; Petersen, Kirsten Schultz; Vardinghus-Nielsen, Henrik; Kristiansen, Tine Mechlenborg – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
The aim of this ethnographic field study was to investigate the influence of school-day social interactions on the well-being and social inclusion of children diagnosed with ADHD. The empirical data consisted of participant observations and informal interviews over a three-month period at a Danish primary school. Two ADHD-diagnosed 11-year-old…
Descriptors: Ethnography, Well Being, Interaction, Interpersonal Communication
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Askeland, Margit – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2012
The main purpose of the present study was to examine the long-term effects of a previous quasi-experiment that used inner speech as a tool to promote appropriate strategies in multiplication. Results one year after the intervention were published by Ostad and Askeland. This is a follow-up study. The 50-week intervention program was conducted in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inner Speech (Subvocal), Intervention, Grade 7
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Efrati-Virtzer, M.; Margalit, M. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
The objectives of the study were to examine the characteristics of non-referred children with behaviour difficulties (BD) (such as verbal and physical aggression towards children and objects), aged 9-12 years and attending mainstream schools, and to compare them with children with no BD. The second objective was to evaluate the contribution of a…
Descriptors: Social Status, Aggression, Females, Social Adjustment
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Frostad, Per; Pijl, Sip Jan – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2007
Pupils with special needs can have difficulties in building relationships with peers in inclusive education. An important condition for developing positive relationships with peers is having the age-group appropriate social skills. It seems likely that pupils with an insufficient set of social skills face a larger risk of being excluded. This…
Descriptors: Peer Groups, Social Influences, Special Needs Students, Peer Acceptance
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Reikeras, Elin K. L. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2006
The aim of the present study was to investigate the performance in arithmetic related to achievement levels in reading and mathematics. Basic arithmetical facts and multi-step calculations were examined. The participants were 941 pupils aged 8 (N = 415), 10 (N = 274) and 13 (N = 252) years. The pupils were divided into four groups by standardized…
Descriptors: Arithmetic, Problem Solving, Comparative Analysis, Mathematics Achievement
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Vlachou, Anastasia; Didaskalou, Eleni; Argyrakouli, Effi – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2006
This study was designed to elicit the views and preferences of primary education students with general learning difficulties concerning different service delivery modes. The main areas to be investigated were: (a) their current educational provision, (b) alternative modes of provision and (c) the most appropriate provider (mainstream or special…
Descriptors: Learning Problems, Student Attitudes, Educational Environment, Educational Practices