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Smogorzewska, Joanna; Szumski, Grzegorz – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study tested whether and how methods called 'Play Time/Social Time' and 'I Can Problem Solve' contribute to the improvement of social skills and the development of theory of mind (ToM) in children. The participants in the experiment were nearly 200 (N = 196) preschool children with low social functioning, with and without disabilities. The…
Descriptors: Interpersonal Competence, Educational Methods, Preschool Children, Preschool Evaluation
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Driscoll, Coralie; Carter, Mark – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Analysis of previous research has indicated that restricting the amount of equipment available may be a practical strategy to facilitate peer interaction in childcare, but a disadvantage is a possible increase in aggressive behaviour. An alternative approach is manipulating the variety of activities while holding the quantity and type of equipment…
Descriptors: Preschool Children, Interaction, Peer Relationship, Disabilities
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Driscoll, Coralie; Carter, Mark – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2010
There has been limited research on the effects of spatial density on the social interaction of preschool children, particularly those with disabilities. Further, findings of existing studies need to be viewed cautiously due to a number of methodological difficulties including contrived small groupings of children and atypical intervention…
Descriptors: Play, Intervention, Delayed Speech, Disabilities
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Malone, Michael – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
Children with and without intellectual disabilities were observed playing with toys during both home-based independent play and classroom-based freeplay situations. Categorical and sequential play was analysed for within- and between-group patterns. Within-group patterns during classroom freeplay were similar for both groups. There were no…
Descriptors: Play, Mental Retardation, Toys, Preschool Children