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Chae, Soojung; Park, Eun-Young; Shin, Mikyung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2019
This article presents the results of a meta-analysis of the effects of school-based interventions for improving disability awareness and attitudes towards disability of students without disabilities in Kindergarten through secondary school grades in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). A total of 20 studies published between 2001 and 2017 were…
Descriptors: Meta Analysis, Intervention, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Educational Environment
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Kim, Eunha; Hwang, Jowon; Park, Sukyoung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how child problem behaviour could be related to maternal Hwa-Byung (HB; Korean culture syndrome, meaning "anger illness") among Korean mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Acceptance of disabilities and parenting stress were tested as mediators for the relationship between child problem behaviour and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mothers, Children
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Kim, Kyung Mee; Shin, Yu Ri; Yu, Dong Chul; Kim, Dong Ki – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
This study sets out to examine and understand the meaning of social inclusion for people with disabilities, as constructed by people with disabilities themselves. Focus group interviews with 34 people who have physical impairments, cerebral palsy, or hearing or visual impairments were conducted for the study. Using the data obtained from these…
Descriptors: Social Influences, Disabilities, Focus Groups, Physical Disabilities
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Park, Hyu-Yong – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This article discusses the usefulness of Braille music as a mediational means for musicians with visual impairment (MVI). Specifically, three broad issues are the focus of this study: (1) three notions as the conceptual frameworks, namely, mediation, appropriation and mastery; (2) three criteria of the usefulness of Braille music, including…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Visual Impairments, Blindness, Braille
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Yoo, Joan P.; Palley, Elizabeth – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2014
This article examines the development of South Korean special education policy and suggests that different strategies of policy diffusion influenced the design of the policy at different times. Historically, South Korea relied on external pressures and influences, particularly US law and UN guidelines, to develop much of its human rights law,…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Educational Policy, Policy Formation
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Oh, Heykyung; Lee, Eun-Kyoung Othelia – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
This study examines caregiver burden and social supports perceived by mothers raising children with developmental disabilities in South Korea. Mothers residing in the metropolitan areas of Seoul (n = 181) responded to the mail survey with a 56.6% response rate. Respondents expressed a high level of overall burden, particularly in financial…
Descriptors: Mothers, Educational Attainment, Caregivers, Developmental Disabilities
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Kwon, Hyunsoo – International Journal of Disability Development and Education, 2005
Inclusion has occupied the centre of attention in education in many countries for the past few decades, and it is the same in South Korea. Although most researchers and educators agree that inclusion is necessary for equal educational opportunities and social participation of students with disabilities, there are debates about the most effective…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Educational Opportunities, Educational History, Special Education
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Paik, Eunhee; Healey, William C. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1999
A survey of 53 early-childhood special-education teachers in Korea found that children ages 3 to 7 were the group most frequently served, teachers reported infrequent assessment and scarcity of curriculum resources, most use a self- or school-developed curriculum, and confusion exists regarding the concept and use of the Individualized Education…
Descriptors: Curriculum, Disabilities, Disability Identification, Early Childhood Education