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Marshall, Sheila; Goessling, Kristen; Young, Richard; Wozniak-Molnar, Agnieszka – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
The transition from elementary to middle or high school is an important experience common to most adolescents in North America. However, very little research has been conducted to understand the experiences of students with a disability status and the stakeholders involved in the transition. Clearly, there is a need to generate information that…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Students with Disabilities, Parents, Parent Student Relationship
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Holopainen, Leena; Taipale, Airi; Savolainen, Hannu – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
In this study, the relationship between adolescents' difficulty in mathematics and reading and the influence on academic self-concept and school grades was examined. The participants (N = 585; 299 girls, 286 boys) were one age group of ninth-graders whose mathematics and reading skills were assessed at the end of comprehensive school at age…
Descriptors: Mathematics Achievement, Mathematics Instruction, Learning Problems, Correlation
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Wang, Lijuan; Wang, Min; Wen, Hongwei – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This study examines the teaching behavior of physical education (PE) teachers in teaching students with special needs and the factors that determine their teaching behaviour. An extended theory of planned behaviour (TPB) was utilised as the theoretical framework. Three secondary and two high school PE teachers participated in the study. Data…
Descriptors: Physical Education Teachers, Disabilities, Teaching Methods, Adapted Physical Education
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Chu, Yin-An; Zhang, Liang-Cheng – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This study is concerned with the current job preparation programmes for special education students in Taiwan. Two hundred and three randomly selected special education teachers in Northern Taiwan responded to a questionnaire about job-related social skills. The relationship between teachers' demographic characteristics and their teaching of…
Descriptors: Special Education, Investigations, Interpersonal Competence, Special Education Teachers
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Thurston, Mhairi – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
The challenges of social inclusion and access to the curriculum facing students with visual impairment in schools are well documented. The refreshed UK Vision Strategy (2013) seeks to improve education for students with vision impairment. In order to do this, it is important to understand how students with visual impairment experience education.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Genetic Disorders, Congenital Impairments
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Naraian, Srikala; Natarajan, Poonam – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2013
The qualitative study reported in this article investigated how youth with disabilities in India described their peer relationships within their educational settings. We situate the aims of this study within the larger context of inclusive education in India and discourses on self-determination for individuals with disabilities. Findings from the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Peer Relationship, Student Behavior
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Houghton, Stephen; Tan, Carol; Khan, Umneea; Carroll, Annemaree – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2013
The Adapted Self-Report Delinquency Scale (ASDS) was administered to 328 adolescents (174 males and 154 females) from eight high schools in Perth, Western Australia. The ages of the sample ranged from 13 to 17 years. Males reported a greater percentage level of involvement than females in 36 of 40 individual delinquent behaviours comprising the…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Delinquency, High School Students, Gender Differences
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Hadidi, Muna S.; Al Khateeb, Jamal M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2013
This study investigated loneliness among students with blindness and those who are sighted in Jordan, and examined whether loneliness levels vary according to gender. Students included 90 students with blindness and 79 sighted students selected from high schools and universities in the capital city of Amman. The instrument used to collect…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Blindness, High School Students, College Students
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Shandra, Carrie L.; Hogan, Dennis P. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
This article uses data from the National Longitudinal Survey of Youth 1997 (NLSY97) to examine the relationship between disability, parental and youth university expectations in 1997, and youth high school completion and university enrolment by 2003. Results indicate that educational attainment is not equal for young adults with and without…
Descriptors: Educational Attainment, Disabilities, Young Adults, Academic Aspiration
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Dupoux, Errol; Wolman, Clara; Estrada, Elisa – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2005
This investigation compared the attitudes of teachers toward integration of students with disabilities in Haiti and the United States. A sample of 152 high school teachers in Haiti and 216 high school teachers in the United States was asked to complete a background questionnaire and the Opinions Relative to the Integration of Students with…
Descriptors: Secondary School Teachers, Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Inclusive Schools