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Sorakin, Yasemin; Altinay, Zehra; Cerkez, Yagmur – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The aim of this study was to indicate the effect of fathers' psycho-education program on their interaction with their children. The participants of the study consisted of 10 fathers in experimental group and 9 fathers in the control group. Mixed research design was carried out. Quantitative data were collected using Personal Information Form,…
Descriptors: Fathers, Psychoeducational Methods, Parent Child Relationship, Interaction
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Couzens, Donna; Poed, Shiralee; Kataoka, Mika; Brandon, Alicia; Hartley, Judy; Keen, Deb – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
More students with disabilities are accessing the tertiary sector with many disabilities not easily observed (or hidden), because there are no physical indicators. These "hidden" disabilities affect a variety of cognitive processes and may be developmental or acquired. To ensure students with hidden disabilities can enrol, engage in and…
Descriptors: Case Studies, Disabilities, Universities, College Students
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Weigert, Susan C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
The decade following the publication of the No Child Left Behind Act 2001 was an innovative period with respect to inclusive assessment practices for students with disabilities (SWDs). As the United States educational policies under the Obama Administration's Race to the Top initiative re-conceive the inclusion of SWDs in state assessment-based…
Descriptors: Federal Legislation, Disabilities, Accountability, Inclusion
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McCabe, Helen – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2008
This article reports the experiences of families of children with autism in the People's Republic of China. The caregivers of 43 children with autism attending one of two short-term (3-month) intervention programmes for young children with autism were interviewed about their experiences before, during, and after the programme. Parent-to-parent…
Descriptors: Autism, Foreign Countries, Interviews, Pretests Posttests
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Knox, Marie; Bigby, Christine – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
This study explores meanings of family care held by seven families that include a middle-aged adult with intellectually disability. In-depth interviews were conducted with members of each family--the person with intellectual disability, parents, siblings, and sibling spouses. Participants described care as simply getting on with their lives, as…
Descriptors: Learning Disabilities, Midlife Transitions, Family Life, Family (Sociological Unit)