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Ben-Naim, Shiri; Laslo-Roth, Roni; Einav, Michal; Biran, Hadar; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
Some resilient students with LD succeed 'against the odds' and reach college. The goals of the study are to explore their resources and barriers during their studies. The relationships between academic self-efficacy (ASE) and personal resources (sense of coherence (SOC) and hope) among college students with learning disabilities (LD) will be…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Self Efficacy, College Students, Statistical Analysis
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Sharabi, Adi; Sade, Sarit; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The goals of the study were first to compare the social and academic well-being (loneliness and academic self-efficacy (ASE) among college students with and without learning disabilities (LD), as well as three personal strengths (hope, optimism and sense of coherence (SOC). The second goal was to identify the predicting factors to their loneliness…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Psychological Patterns, Self Efficacy, Well Being
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Heiman, Tali; Olenik-Shemesh, Dorit; Eden, Sigal – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
Cyberbullying is defined as an intentional online act via electronic media, to harm, embarrass and/or humiliate another person. As adolescents with attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) are at a higher risk in being involved in bullying behaviour as perpetrators or victims, the main purpose of this study is to examine the prevalence of…
Descriptors: Bullying, Computer Mediated Communication, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, At Risk Students
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Rosenstreich, Eyal; Feldman, David B.; Davidson, Oranit B.; Maza, Etai; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
The goals of the study were to examine personal resources and social distress during the first month in college among students with learning disabilities (LD) and to compare their experiences with non-LD peer. The sample consisted of 335 first-year undergraduate students falling into two groups: 85 students with LD and 250 non-LD students.…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, College Freshmen, Learning Disabilities, Longitudinal Studies
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Eden, Sigal – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2014
Deaf and hard-of-hearing (D/HH) children reveal considerable difficulty in producing an organised and complete narrative. The current study conducted a three-month intervention to improve D/HH children's storytelling ability through training in arranging episodes of temporal scripts, and telling the stories they created. We examined 65 D/HH…
Descriptors: Deafness, Partial Hearing, Intervention, Story Telling
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Shamir, Adina; Lifshitz, Irit – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2013
The purpose of the study reported here was to examine the effect of activity with an educational electronic book (e-book), with/without metacognitive guidance, on the emergent literacy (rhyming) and emergent math (essence of addition, ordinal numbers) of kindergartners at risk for learning disability (LD). Seventy-seven children…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Learning Disabilities, Electronic Publishing, Emergent Literacy
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Levi, Uzi; Einav, Michal; Raskind, Ilana; Ziv, Orit; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2013
Teachers play a critical role in facilitating the academic achievements of students with learning disabilities (LD). The personal resources of teachers, such as sense of coherence (SOC) and hopeful thinking, may predict self-perception of the competency and efficacy they possess to help students with LD acquire needed learning skills. Several…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Questionnaires, Teacher Attitudes, Psychological Patterns
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Avissar, Gilada – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2012
The objective of this exploratory study was to examine the curricular practices of teachers in Israel as a result of the mandate to include children with special educational needs. It is based on the understanding that curriculum is at the core of education. As inclusive education has become more prevalent, the curriculum perspective has gained…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Teaching Methods, Curriculum
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Einav, Michal; Levi, Uzi; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2012
The goals of the study were to examine the relations between maternal coping and hope among mothers who participated in early intervention program for their infants. Earlier studies focused attention on mothers' experiences of stress and their coping. Within the salutogenic construct, we aim at examining relations between mothers' coping and hope…
Descriptors: Early Intervention, Family Environment, Mothers, Developmental Disabilities
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Kirshner, Sharon; Weiss, Patrice L.; Tirosh, Emanuel – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
Virtual reality (VR) technology enables evaluation and practice of specific skills in a motivating, user-friendly and safe way. The implementation of virtual game environments within clinical settings has increased substantially in recent years. However, the psychometric properties and feasibility of many applications have not been fully…
Descriptors: Video Technology, Feedback (Response), Computer Simulation, Cerebral Palsy
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Sharabi, Adi; Margalit, Malka – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
Many adolescents spend time online, communicating with friends, family members and strangers, and these social activities have been often related with their loneliness experience. The goals of this study were to examine the social distress expressed by adolescents with and without learning disabilities (LD) and to distinguish between unique…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Friendship, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns
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Kaniel, Shlomo; Siman-Tov, Ayelet – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
The main purpose of this research is to compare the differences between how mothers and fathers cope with autistic children based on a multivariate model that describes the relationships between parental psychological resources, parental stress appraisal and parental adjustment. 176 parents who lived in Israel (88 mothers and 88 fathers) of…
Descriptors: Stress Management, Locus of Control, Mothers, Autism
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Aram, Dorit; Bazelet, Idit; Goldman, Hagit – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2010
The study compared early literacy of Israeli children aged five to six years with and without attention deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD), contrasted parental writing mediation in the two groups and tested the relations between parents' mediation characteristics and children's early literacy skills. Each of 62 parent-child dyads (32 with ADHD)…
Descriptors: Phonological Awareness, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Young Children, Parents
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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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Al-Yagon, Michal – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2009
The present study examined how vulnerability and protective factors at the individual level (child's disabilities; patterns of attachment), and at the family level (fathers'/mothers' affect), help explain differences in socioemotional and behavioural adjustment among children aged 8-12 years with comorbid learning disability (LD) and attention…
Descriptors: Mothers, Learning Disabilities, Hyperactivity, Attention Deficit Disorders
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