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Linertová, Renata; González-Guadarrama, Javier; Serrano-Aguilar, Pedro; Posada-De-la-Paz, Manuel; Péntek, Márta; Iskrov, Georgi; Ballester, Marta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
Inclusive education of disabled students has been promoted in European disability policies. However, the transition process from more segregated system is slow. The purpose of this study was to provide an insight about different types of schooling of disabled children affected by a rare disease across Europe and to evaluate their and caregivers'…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Inclusion, Students with Disabilities
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Klesczewski, Julia; Brandenburg, Janin; Fischbach, Anne; Schuchardt, Kirsten; Grube, Dietmar; Hasselhorn, Marcus; Büttner, Gerhard – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Based on the finding that children with mathematical learning difficulties (MLD) have deficits in working memory (WM), the question arises as to whether these children differ from typical learners only in the level or also in the developmental trajectories of WM functioning. To this end, the WM of 80 children with MLD and 71 typical learners was…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Beyermann, Sandra; Penke, Martina – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
An auditory lexical decision experiment was conducted to find out whether sound-to-spelling consistency has an impact on German spoken word processing, and whether such an impact is different at different stages of reading development. Four groups of readers (school children in the second, third and fifth grades, and university students)…
Descriptors: German, Phonology, Spelling, Phoneme Grapheme Correspondence
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Pinquart, Martin; Pfeiffer, Jens P. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
The present study compared psychological adjustment of 158 adolescents with vision impairment and 158 sighted adolescents with a matched-pair design using the Strengths and Difficulties Questionnaire. Adolescent self-reports and teacher reports on emotional problems, peer problems, and total difficulties showed higher scores in students with…
Descriptors: Emotional Problems, Adolescents, Psychological Patterns, Adjustment (to Environment)
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Schmid, Johanna M.; Labuhn, Andju S.; Hasselhorn, Marcus – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
This study investigates response inhibition and its relationship to phonological processing in third-graders with and without dyslexia. Children with dyslexia (n = 20) and children without dyslexia (n = 16) were administered a stop signal task and a digit span forwards task. Initial analyses revealed phonological processing deficits in terms of a…
Descriptors: Dyslexia, Inhibition, Phonology, Children
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Hasselhorn, Marcus; Mahler, Claudia – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
In two studies, 10-year-olds from 2 German special schools as well as typically developing children of the same chronological age (CA controls) or the same mental age (MA controls) were compared on several aspects of working memory functions (i.e., size and input quality of the phonological store, speed and automatic activation of the subvocal…
Descriptors: Special Schools, Age, German, Control Groups
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Berry, Paul – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2003
Four case studies concerning long-term psychodynamic treatment of German individuals with intellectual disabilities are presented: an aggressive young man with a mild intellectual disability; a young man with multiple disabilities with destructive behavior; a withdrawn young woman with self-destructive behavior; and a young man with autism with…
Descriptors: Adolescents, Adult Education, Adults, Aggression
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Prucher, Frank; Langfeldt, Hans-Peter – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
In a quantitative content analysis, 128 repots written by German special education teachers about children (ages 7-11) with learning disabilities were analyzed. A cluster analysis of the 34 most frequent statements led to five clusters that differed clearly. No significant correlation between the children's characteristics and membership of a…
Descriptors: Classification, Cluster Analysis, Disability Identification, Elementary Education
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Lauth, Gerhard W.; Wiedl, Karl H. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
The historical development of special education in Germany is summarized. Four cognitive teaching methods for special education are described: cognitive behavior modification with a focus on problem solving and metacognition, intelligence training based on inductive thinking, application of Piagetian concepts, and dynamic testing. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Processes, Disabilities, Educational History