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Dempsey, Ian; Foreman, Phil; Jenkinson, Josephine – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
This article discusses the impact of legislative and special education policy on the educational enrollment of students with a disability across Australia. Enrollment trends in New South Wales and Victoria are examined and discussed within the context of their respective special education policies, disability discrimination legislation, and…
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Disability Discrimination, Educational History
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Foreman, Phil; Bourke, Sid; Mishra, Gita; Frost, Rick – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
An instrument was developed to assess needs of students with disabilities in regular classes and was used as the basis for providing funding support for 12,375 students. The three domains of the instrument, physical needs, learning needs, and social needs, had good construct and face validities and high score reliabilities. (Contains 10…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Evaluation Methods, Foreign Countries
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Dempsey, Ian; Foreman, Phil – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2001
This article reviews research on educational approaches to the management of autism. Approaches include sensory-motor therapies (sensory integration training, auditory integration therapy, music therapy), applied behavior analysis, communication therapies, multi-treatment programs, and play and group therapy. Recommendations are made about the…
Descriptors: Auditory Training, Autism, Educational Strategies, Elementary Secondary Education
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Dempsey, Ian; Foreman, Phil – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1997
This paper reviews the literature on empowerment as a psychological construct and as an outcome of disability service provision. Key components of empowerment are identified, such as self-efficacy, sense of control, and participation/collaboration. Models of empowerment and allied constructs, including locus of control and power/powerlessness, are…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Empowerment, Locus of Control, Models
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Dempsey, Ian; Foreman, Phil – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1997
Reports the results of an analysis of trends in the placement of students with different disabilities in New South Wales from 1986-1994. Although there was a general trend of movement of students from special schools to support classes, there were some major differences across disability groups. (Author/CR)
Descriptors: Access to Education, Disabilities, Elementary Secondary Education, Foreign Countries