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Shin, Jin Y.; Nhan, Nguyen Viet; Crittenden, Kathleen; Valenti, S. Stavros; Hong, Hoang Thi Dieu – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2008
The purpose of the present study was to examine agreement on childhood disability among the teachers and parents of children with cognitive delays in Vietnam. The participants were 57 teachers in kindergarten programmes (for children 2 to 6 years of age), and 106 mothers and 93 fathers of the children attending these kindergarten programmes. The…
Descriptors: Mental Retardation, Preschool Children, Foreign Countries, Kindergarten
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Ghesquiere, Pol; Maes, Bea; Vandenberghe, Roland – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
Research on special needs education is often very complex and puts specific demands on the methodology used. Data-triangulation, at the very least, is required. In most of our recent research projects on the development of special needs education in Flanders (the Dutch speaking part of Belgium), we have made use of qualitative case studies to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Inclusive Schools, Case Studies, Special Needs Students
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Leyser, Yona; Kirk, Rea – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
The study examined perceptions of issues associated with inclusive education of 437 parents from a midwestern state in the United States who have a child with a mild, moderate, or severe disability. Parents responded to a modified form of the Opinions Related to Mainstreaming (ORM) Scale (Antonak & Larrivee, 1995) and provided additional written…
Descriptors: Parent Attitudes, Parents, Inclusive Schools, Mainstreaming
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Leyser, Yona; Kirk, Rea – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2004
The study examined perceptions of issues associated with inclusive education of 437 parents from a midwestern state in the United States who have a child with a mild, moderate, or severe disability. Parents responded to a modified form of the Opinions Related to Mainstreaming (ORM) Scale (Antonak & Larrivee, 1995) and provided additional…
Descriptors: Peer Relationship, Individual Characteristics, Disabilities, Inclusive Schools