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Reynolds, Joel Michael; Kiuppis, Florian – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Critics of the 'strong social model' of disability developed in the U.K. commonly claim that it focuses too one-sidedly on social oppression, thereby neglecting the role of individual impairment. In this theoretical article, we contrast that model with what we call the 'pathic model' of disability, which we characterise through the case of people…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Self Concept, Models, Power Structure
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Lindsay, Sally; Cagliostro, Elaine; Carafa, Gabriella – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This review critically appraised the literature on disability disclosure and accommodations for youth with disabilities in post-secondary education (PSE). Systematic searches of 8 databases identified 36 studies meeting our inclusion criteria. These studies were analysed with respect to the characteristics of the participants, methodology, results…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Self Disclosure (Individuals), Academic Accommodations (Disabilities), College Students
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Douglas, Graeme; McLinden, Mike; Robertson, Christopher; Travers, Joseph; Smith, Emma – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
The assessment of educational progress and outcomes of pupils is important to all concerned with education. This includes testing which is undertaken for accountability and award bearing purposes. This article examines how students with special educational needs and disability (SEND) are included in assessment. An "inclusive assessment"…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Inclusion, Cross Cultural Studies, Mainstreaming
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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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Lemons, Christopher J.; Kloo, Amanda; Zigmond, Naomi; Fulmer, Deborah; Lupp, Lynda – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
One of the primary challenges in developing effective accountability systems is determining how best to include students with disabilities. The purpose of this paper is to report on the initial implementation of one option for including students with disabilities into the accountability system in the United States. In 2007, federal guidance…
Descriptors: Alternative Assessment, Academic Achievement, Disabilities, Accountability
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Abedi, Jamal; Bayley, Robert; Ewers, Nancy; Mundhenk, Kimberly; Leon, Seth; Kao, Jenny; Herman, Joan – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
Assessments developed and field tested for the mainstream student population may not be accessible for students with disabilities (SWDs) as a result of the impact of extraneous variables, including cognitive features, such as depth of knowledge required, grammatical and lexical complexity, lexical density, and textual/visual features. This study…
Descriptors: Test Items, Disabilities, Cognitive Ability, Cognitive Psychology
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Elliott, Stephen N.; Davies, Michael; Kettler, Ryan J. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
Australian legislation and educational policies may espouse, but not yet fully enact, inclusive assessments for all. In relation to the National Assessment Program for Literacy and Numeracy (NAPLAN), for example, almost 5% of students are either exempt or withdrawn. The achievement levels of these students, many of whom have disabilities, are not…
Descriptors: Academic Achievement, Achievement Rating, Comparative Analysis, Comparative Education
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Leong, Han Ming; Stephenson, Jennifer; Carter, Mark – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2011
Sensory integration (SI) therapy is a controversial intervention used in intervention for children with disabilities that is popular in the United States. Little is known about the use of SI therapy for children with disabilities in educational centres in developing nations such as Malaysia. Supervisors and teachers from seven educational…
Descriptors: Evidence, Sensory Integration, Stimulation, Intervention
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Buchanan, Tom; St. Charles, Matt; Rigler, Michelle; Hart, Charles – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2010
The presence of university students in the United States with disabilities is not a new phenomenon. However, little is known about the attitudes of university faculty concerning less visible disabilities such as attention-deficit hyperactivity disorder (ADHD). Using a sample of faculty at a university in the United States (n = 136), the impact of…
Descriptors: College Students, Disabilities, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, College Faculty
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Darling, Rosalyn B.; Heckert, D. Alex – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2010
This article presents the results of a study of differences in orientation toward disability over the lifecourse. The study was based on an instrument developed by the authors, the Questionnaire on Disability Identity and Opportunity (QDIO). This instrument measures two dimensions of disability: participation and orientation. Orientation, in turn,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Questionnaires, Identification (Psychology)
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Hodge, Samuel; Ammah, Jonathan O. A.; Casebolt, Kevin M.; LaMaster, Kathryn; Hersman, Bethany; Samalot-Rivera, Amaury; Sato, Takahiro – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
The purpose of this study was to analyse the beliefs about inclusion and teaching students with disabilities of physical education teachers from various countries and cultures. The participants were 29 physical education teachers from Ghana (Africa), Japan, the US and Puerto Rico. The research method was explanatory multiple-case study situated in…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education Teachers, Teacher Attitudes, Attitudes toward Disabilities
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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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Woodside-Jiron, Haley; Gehsmann, Kristin M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2009
This article explores the complex process of school change over a six-year period in one high-poverty, urban elementary school in a northeastern city of the United States. The school included in this instrumental case study was identified by its State Department of Education as "being in need of improvement" in March 2000. Findings…
Descriptors: Social Justice, School Restructuring, Poverty, Educational Change
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Hodge, Samuel R.; Akuffo, Patrick B. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
The purpose of this study was to determine whether or not adapted physical education (APE) teachers had job-related concerns associated with teaching students with disabilities in an urban public school district. The participants were six experienced, itinerant APE teachers, who taught in urban public schools in a midwestern state in the United…
Descriptors: Adapted Physical Education, Public Schools, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Disabilities
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McLaughlin, Margaret J.; Rhim, Lauren Morando – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2007
Holding public schools accountable for students' academic achievement is the centerpiece of educational reform policies in the United States (U.S.). Two dominant accountability frameworks are standards-driven and market-driven. A significant challenge associated with these 2 frameworks is how to include children with disabilities. We assert that…
Descriptors: Attitudes toward Disabilities, Public Education, Charter Schools, Accountability
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