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Takala, Marjatta; Sume, Helena – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2018
Today, in Finland, the majority of hearing-impaired pupils attend regular schools. This is in line with inclusive policy. This study aims to investigate do these pupils receive support from teachers, what kind of support is given and how is inclusion functioning. A questionnaire was used with 109 Finnish teachers, with both closed- and open-ended…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Hearing Impairments, Inclusion, Elementary Education
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Potter, Carol – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2016
Father involvement in education has been shown to result in a range of positive outcomes for typically developing children. However, the nature of paternal involvement in the education of children with disabilities and especially autism has been under-researched and is little understood. This study aimed to explore the nature of the involvement of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Fathers, Children, Autism
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Adderley, Rebecca J.; Hope, Max A.; Hughes, Gill C.; Jones, Lisa; Messiou, Kyriaki; Shaw, Patricia A. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
This paper reports a small-scale research project which took place in one primary school in the north-east of England. The study aimed to listen to children's views about how the practices of teachers helped and/or hindered their sense of inclusion in classrooms. Inclusion was understood here in a broad sense rather than specifically relating to…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Educational Practices, Elementary Education, Childhood Attitudes
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Lee, Theodore T. H.; So, Winnie W. M. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2015
This study investigates the use of inquiry learning (IL) approach for intellectually disabled (ID) students. It draws on findings from the trial lessons of 6 classes of ID students in a project developing an adapted General Studies Curriculum for ID students at primary level. Data analysis focuses on examining how IL was employed for ID students.…
Descriptors: Inquiry, Mental Retardation, Teaching Methods, Difficulty Level
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Sanches-Ferreira, Manuela; Lopes-dos-Santos, Pedro; Alves, Sílvia; Santos, Miguel; Silveira-Maia, Mónica – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2013
The Individualised Education Programme (IEP) is a fundamental document that describes all educational responses to the additional support needs of students, setting up the guideline for their learning and developmental experiences. Specifically, the IEP goals represent the personal destination translated into desirable behaviours and skills that…
Descriptors: Individualized Education Programs, Foreign Countries, Special Education, Student Needs
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Rama, Irene; Kontu, Elina – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2012
The purpose of this article is to introduce a research design, which aims to find useful pedagogical adaptations for teaching pupils with autism. Autism is a behavioural syndrome characterised by disabilities and dysfunctions in interaction and communication, which is why it is interesting to explore educational processes particularly from an…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Relationship, Students, Autism, Learning Processes
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Mendez, Laura; Lacasa, Pilar; Matusov, Eugene – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 2008
The purpose of this paper is to illustrate a sociocultural approach to studying disability in educational contexts grounded in the cultural-historical and activity theory approaches. From the sociocultural viewpoint, disability is regarded as being located in particular types of activity systems and learning cultures rather than within an…
Descriptors: Class Activities, Learning Activities, Action Research, Learning Disabilities
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Papeliadu, Susana – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1995
Elementary students (n=150) with learning disabilities were interviewed regarding their preferences for special education service delivery. Students (who were all currently receiving pull-out services) preferred receiving extra help in the special education class from the special education teacher. Students' preferences were not related to age,…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Age, Delivery Systems, Elementary Education
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Buckland, Marie; Croll, Paul – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1987
A study used systematic classroom observation to describe pupil behavior and pupil-teacher and pupil-peer interaction in four classrooms in schools for children with moderate learning disabilities. Results are compared with a previous study of mainstream elementary classrooms. (MSE)
Descriptors: Classroom Communication, Classroom Environment, Elementary Education, Group Instruction
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Lewis, Ann; Lewis, Vicky – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1988
The study examined changes in attitudes of nine non-handicapped (NH) six- and seven-year-olds toward peers with severe learning difficulties (SLD) after experience of structured integration sessions over one school year. The NH children had generally maintained their positive attitudes though attitudes toward classmates thought to be "not very…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Elementary Education, Peer Acceptance
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Ashman, Adrian F. – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1995
This paper outlines the manner in which education is provided for children with intellectual disabilities in China, focusing on programs offered in two special primary schools and a special kindergarten. The paper concludes that there appears to be a very large group of school-aged children who remain unserved by the educational system, especially…
Descriptors: Delivery Systems, Educational Practices, Elementary Education, Elementary School Curriculum
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Gash, Hugh; Coffey, Denise – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1995
This study, involving 125 female Irish elementary students, found that girls in a school which had 2 classes of students with moderate mental disabilities had more prosocial attitudes towards children with disabilities than girls in a school which did not have students with mental disabilities. Intervention resulted in a maturing of the children's…
Descriptors: Attitude Change, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Consciousness Raising, Elementary Education
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Wade, Barrie; And Others – European Journal of Special Needs Education, 1995
This study examined the attitudes of 34 Greek elementary special education students toward their teachers, lessons, parents, schools, and feelings of difference. Comparisons with studies of British and New Zealand children indicate that the Greek students were generally satisfied with their educational experience, and the Greek special education…
Descriptors: Comparative Education, Elementary Education, Elementary School Students, Foreign Countries