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Hodge, Samuel; Ammah, Jonathan O. A.; Casebolt, Kevin M.; LaMaster, Kathryn; Hersman, Bethany; Samalot-Rivera, Amaury; Sato, Takahiro – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to analyse the beliefs about inclusion and teaching students with disabilities of physical education teachers from various countries and cultures. The participants were 29 physical education teachers from Ghana (Africa), Japan, the US and Puerto Rico. The research method was explanatory multiple-case study situated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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Mukhopadhyay, Sourav; Nwaogu, Paul – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
The purpose of this investigation was to gain an understanding of the challenges of teaching non-speaking learners with intellectual disabilities and the scope of augmentative and alternative communication (AAC) used in primary school settings in Gaborone, Botswana. A qualitative interview methodology was used to investigate the experiences of 11…
Descriptors: Communication Problems, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Mental Retardation, Foreign Countries
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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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Wormnaes, Siri – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2008
The present study explored how cross-cultural collaboration involving university lecturers from Norway (the North) and Egypt (the South), and student-teachers from Egypt, can be an arena for facilitating student-teachers' reflection and for challenging student-teachers' preconceived beliefs and perspectives about disability and education. The…
Descriptors: Cultural Context, Foreign Countries, Specialists, Drills (Practice)
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Forlin, Chris; Keen, Margaret; Barrett, Emma – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2008
Throughout the past two decades there has been a move away from educating children with disabilities in segregated schools to adopting a more inclusive approach within mainstream schools in all jurisdictions in Australia. This research identifies the concerns of 228 regular class teachers in Western Australia who have all been involved with the…
Descriptors: Inclusive Schools, Mental Retardation, Coping, Foreign Countries
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Borkowski, John G.; And Others – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
A literature-based model of good information processing is sketched describing how metacognitive knowledge influences strategy selection and use. Three problems for learning-disabled students in using study strategies productively are discussed: neurological impairments; deficiencies in general world knowledge; and negative beliefs, attitudes, and…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Learning Disabilities, Learning Strategies
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Deshler, Donald D.; Lenz, B. Keith – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
The strategies instructional approach developed at the University of Kansas Institute for Research in Learning Disabilities is described. The approach teaches students strategies in the academic, social, motivational, and executive functioning areas that will enable students to meet content learning demands and modifies instructional environments…
Descriptors: Classroom Environment, Classroom Techniques, Elementary Secondary Education, Intervention
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Conway, Robert N. F.; Ashman, Adrian F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Problems are identified in adapting findings of laboratory-based cognitive instruction to mainstream classes. A metacognitive instruction model called Process-based Instruction (PBI) is then described. PBI recognizes the importance of interactions between student, teacher, and curriculum content and involves assessment, orientation, strategy…
Descriptors: Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Integrated Activities, Learning Strategies
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Lowenthal, Barbara – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
The paper discusses issues of concern to early childhood special educators serving on hospital ethics committees to assist families with seriously ill and handicapped infants in neonatal intensive care units. Issues include infant euthanasia and the right to life, child abuse legislation, and possible effects on families. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Advisory Committees, Bioethics, Child Abuse, Chronic Illness
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Jenkinson, Josephine C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Research has found similarities between specific reading disability and reading difficulty in children of low intelligence, especially in short-term memory deficits. Studies indicate that ability to acquire and use a knowledge of spelling patterns is a major problem, and efforts to teach more efficient decoding skills have met with limited…
Descriptors: Decoding (Reading), Mental Retardation, Reading Ability, Reading Difficulties
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Sugden, David A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
Under the National Curriculum in the United Kingdom, children with learning difficulties will need to use transfer skills for various cross-curricular themes. To promote transfer, the use of cognitive strategies is recommended, including perceived similarity, analysis of the learning context, expert scaffolding, and detailed planning of practice…
Descriptors: British National Curriculum, Cognitive Processes, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries