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García-Pastor, María Dolores; Miller, Ronan – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
The aim of this study is to discuss the needs of learners who stutter (LWS) in the skills of speaking, listening, reading, and writing in English as a foreign language (EFL) learning based on their levels of anxiety, and their experiences as individuals who stutter in the process of learning this language. To this end, the anxiety of these…
Descriptors: Stuttering, Student Needs, English (Second Language), Second Language Learning
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Sandoval Mena, Marta; Simón Rueda, Cecilia; Echeita Sarrionandia, Gerardo – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
The objective of this study is to analyse different models of educational support that are used in schools with public funding from the perspective of support teachers, counsellors and members of management teams. Participants were 79 professionals from the three areas mentioned above. The methodological approach was a phenomenological qualitative…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Practices, Public Schools, Models
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Pérez-Torralba, Alberto; Reina, Raúl; Pastor-Vicedo, Juan Carlos; González-Víllora, Sixto – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2019
In this research, para-sports for athletes with high support needs are used to sensitise students towards disability in their Physical Education (PE) classes, aiming to: 1) explore the participants' attitudes towards disability and their previous contact with individuals with disabilities; and 2) know the short- and long-term effects of a…
Descriptors: Intervention, Athletics, Student Athletes, Physical Education
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Pallisera, Maria; Vilà, Montserrat; Fullana, Judit; Castro, Montse; Puyaltó, Carolina; Díaz-Garolera, Gemma – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
This research aims to present proposals that can improve the transition to adulthood of young people with intellectual disabilities (ID). Four focus groups were set up in three different cities in Spain, each comprising education and social work professionals, people with ID and family members. In total, 32 participants were included in the study.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Transitional Programs, Young Adults, Intellectual Disability
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Moriña, Anabel; Molina, Víctor M.; Cortés-Vega, M. Dolores – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
This article analyses the university experiences of 44 students with disabilities. The voices of Spanish students describe the reasons that lead them to choose a given university degree, their transition in the university, the perception they have of themselves as students and how they evaluate their academic results. This study was done with the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, College Students, Disabilities, Academic Persistence
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Menendez, Jose Ignacio; Fernandez-Rio, Javier – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
The present study aimed to explore the impact of the combination of two pedagogical models, Sport Education and Teaching for Personal and Social Responsibility, for learners with disabilities experiencing a contactless kickboxing learning unit. Twelve secondary education students agreed to participate. Five had disabilities (intellectual and…
Descriptors: Social Responsibility, Blended Learning, Physical Education, Teaching Models
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Carpio, Carmen; Amérigo, María; Durán, Manuel – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2017
This study evaluates the effectiveness of an intervention programme administered to blind and sighted school students. The students were given information concerning style, author and technique of three paintings from three different artistic periods, as well as guidelines to assess the overall aesthetics of each image. This programme was…
Descriptors: Intervention, Inclusion, Blindness, Vision
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Pérez-Cruzado, David; Cuesta-Vargas, Antonio I. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
Background: People with intellectual disability have poor levels of physical activity, quality of life, fitness condition and self-efficacy and social support when they want to undertake physical activity so it is very important to improve these parameters in this population. Method: A prospective study was conducted. Data were measured before and…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, Self Efficacy, Physical Fitness, Intervention
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Pallisera, Maria; Fullana, Judit; Puyaltó, Carol; Vilà, Montserrat – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
The transition to adulthood poses one of the most complex challenges for young people with intellectual disabilities. In order to conduct a wide-reaching and in-depth study of this process, we need to know the views of these young people themselves and their families. This article presents research designed to collect the experiences and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Learning Disabilities, Intellectual Disability, Student Attitudes
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Paniagua, Alejandro – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
The context of Special Education is a privileged space to study participation. Most professionals and teachers have long assumed the participation and collaboration with families as a central tenet of their interventions. On the other hand, parents with children with Special Educational Needs (SEN) have also been described as being permanently…
Descriptors: Immigrants, Family Involvement, Special Education, Special Needs Students
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Smyth, Fiona; Shevlin, Michael; Buchner, Tobias; Biewer, Gottfried; Flynn, Paula; Latimier, Camille; Šiška, Jan; Toboso-Martín, Mario; Rodríguez Díaz, Susana; Ferreira, Miguel A. V. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2014
This paper seeks to compare the evolution of inclusive education policy in the four countries of an EU-funded research project (QualiTYDES) operating under the shared policy environment of the UN, EU and European Commission. A shared policy cannot of course be assumed to result in common legislative or provisional outcomes at national level. The…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Mainstreaming, Educational Policy, Educational Legislation
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Pallisera, Maria – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2011
This paper examines transition scenarios to adult and active life in Spain from an inclusive viewpoint. For people with learning disabilities, the transition to adult life is a particularly complex process worldwide, and this is especially true in Spain. The multitude of services and professionals involved, the diversity of views regarding what…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries, Accessibility (for Disabled)
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Perez, Luz F.; Beltran, Jesus A. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
The purpose of the study was to determine whether the application of a school intervention programme based on the theory of multiple intelligences improves the academic achievement of students with low intellectual capacity, and whether the intervention programme also improves their level of general intelligence. The assessment design is…
Descriptors: Control Groups, Multiple Intelligences, Intervention, Academic Achievement
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Asin, Antonio Sanchez; Peinado, Jose Luis Boix – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
This paper asks whether the integrated training provision currently offered through the different Spanish Second Chance Programmes (SCPs) constitutes a valid response to the educational needs and deficits known to exist among those young people who do not satisfactorily complete the Compulsory Secondary Education stage (ESO). The objectives of the…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Educational Legislation, Compulsory Education, Young Adults
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Carrasumada, S.; Vendrell, R.; Ribera, G.; Montserrat, M. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2006
This study is aimed at the mechanisms used by students with an intellectual disability in the counting process. The assessment of the counting process is carried out through experimental tests inspired by the basic principles of Gelman and Gallistel, namely one-to-one, stable order, cardinality, abstraction and order irrelevance. This is a…
Descriptors: Comparative Analysis, Educational Needs, Cognitive Processes, Mental Retardation
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