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Hodge, Samuel R.; Haegele, Justin; Gutierres Filho, Paulo; Rizzi Lopes, Gleides – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The purpose of this study was to analyse Brazilian physical education teachers' beliefs about their experiences teaching students with disabilities. Participants were six physical education teachers from schools located in the city of Brasília, Brazil. The research paradigm was descriptive-qualitative situated in the theory of planned behaviour.…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Physical Education, Teacher Attitudes, Beliefs
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Moore, Adam M.; Clapham, Emily D.; Deeney, Theresa A. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This qualitative study was designed to understand parents' perceptions of their children's participation in an inclusive surf therapy programme in the United States. Ten parents and one caregiver were interviewed about theirs and their children's experience in the surf programme. Parent discussions centred on the child, parent/caregiver,…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Parent Attitudes, Qualitative Research, Interviews
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Moriña, Anabel; López-Gavira, Rosario; Molina, Victor M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
This article presents the results of a project entitled, "Analysis of University Barriers and Aids Identified by Students with Disabilities," carried out in a Spanish University. The study used the biographical-narrative methodology, which emphasises the importance of people talking about themselves without silencing their subjectivity.…
Descriptors: Barriers, Disabilities, Higher Education, Student Attitudes
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Tait, Kathleen; Hussain, Rafat – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Australian education service provision includes the delivery of quality educational programmes to rural and remote living children. However, according to their parents, many children with developmental disabilities (such as Down Syndrome and Autism Spectrum Disorders) who are living in rural country areas in New South Wales (NSW) still do not have…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Quality of Life, Family Environment, Parent Attitudes
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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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Bamu, Beryl Ndongwa; De Schauwer, Elisabeth; Verstraete, Sara; Van Hove, Geert – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Although some initiatives are implemented in the education of students with hearing impairments in the regular school, challenges are still encountered in their education. This article which is part of the results from an ongoing qualitative study in the North-West region of Cameroon addresses the different initiatives and challenges involved with…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Hearing Impairments, Secondary School Students, Qualitative Research
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John, Aesha; Montgomery, Diane – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This study with families caring for an individual with an intellectual disability in a mid-sized Indian city explored the diverse explanatory models that parents constructed of causes, preferred treatment approaches and perceived social effects of their child's intellectual disability. Seventeen mothers and three fathers rank ordered 48 disability…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Parent Attitudes, Child Rearing, Foreign Countries
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Dempsey, Ian; Valentine, Megan; Colyvas, Kim – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Determining the effectiveness of many special education interventions is most difficult because of the practical and ethical limitations associated with assigning participants to a control or non-treated group. Using Longitudinal Study of Australian Children data, this article utilised eight different propensity score analysis methods to determine…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Special Education, Student Needs, Longitudinal Studies
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Krstic, Tatjana; Batic, Sanja; Mihic, Ljiljana; Milankov, Vesela – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
The resolution of diagnosis of one's child involves coming to terms with the child's medical condition and accepting it both emotionally and cognitively. This study examined the relation between maternal resolution of the child's diagnosis of cerebral palsy (CP) and their educational levels. We also aimed at understanding maternal resolution…
Descriptors: Mothers, Emotional Response, Parent Attitudes, Clinical Diagnosis
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Edmister, Evette; Wegner, Jane – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This single participant multiple baseline research design measured the effects of repeatedly reading narrative books to children who used voice output augmentative communication devices to communicate. The study sought to determine if there was a difference observed in the number of turns taken when reading stories repeatedly. Three girls ranging…
Descriptors: Oral Reading, Books, Augmentative and Alternative Communication, Intervention
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Rule, Sarah; Kahonde, Callista; Lorenzo, Theresa – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
The effectiveness of community based rehabilitation (CBR) programmes depends on the calibre of staff recruited and employed. Therefore, this study aimed to understand how the life experiences of community disability workers (CDWs) in Malawi, Botswana and South Africa influenced their choice of career. A life history approach was used to gather…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Career Choice, Disabilities, Rehabilitation
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Mu, Guanglun Michael; Wang, Yan; Wang, Zhiqiang; Feng, Yajing; Deng, Meng; Liang, Songmei – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
Attitudes, knowledge, and skills are widely recognised as the three pillars of professional competence of inclusive education teachers. Studies emerging from the Chinese context consider these three pillars important for the practice of Learning in Regular Classrooms--an idiosyncratic Chinese form of inclusive education. Our mixed methods study…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Teacher Competencies, Inclusion, Disabilities
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An, Jihoun; Meaney, Karen S. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
This study explored inclusion practices in general physical education (GPE) from the experiences and perspectives of elementary physical education teachers. The stories of four teachers (two females, two males) between 27 and 57 years of age were gathered using the phenomenological methods of semi-structured interviews, photographs, school…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Social Cognition, Physical Education, Teaching Methods
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Bitsika, Vicki; Sharpley, Christopher F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
The prevalence, severity and symptom profiles for major depressive disorder (MDD) were compared in samples of boys and adolescents with and without an autism spectrum disorder (ASD). Self-reports were obtained on the Depression subscale of the Child and Adolescent Symptoms Inventory (CASI-D) with 70 ASD and 50 non-ASD male participants between the…
Descriptors: Incidence, Severity (of Disability), Symptoms (Individual Disorders), Males
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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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