NotesFAQContact Us
Collection
Advanced
Search Tips
Laws, Policies, & Programs
What Works Clearinghouse Rating
Showing 1 to 15 of 50 results Save | Export
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Spruin, Elizabeth; Abbott, Nicola; Holt, Nicole – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Globally, families who care for a child or adolescent with disabilities have been found to experience high levels of maternal ill health, stress, depression and family breakdown. In extreme cases, children and adolescents may have to move away from their family to a permanent residential placement. A potentially more appropriate and cost-effective…
Descriptors: Family Programs, Respite Care, Questionnaires, Semi Structured Interviews
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Hu, Bi Ying; Mak, Miranda Chi Kuan; Zhang, Chun; Fan, Xitao; Zhu, Jieling – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study aims to explore Chinese parents' understanding about the importance and feasibility of quality pre-school inclusion and how these beliefs are affected by their levels of education and the types of disabilities in the Chinese socio-cultural and policy contexts. Findings support parents are highly supportive of the philosophy of…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Early Childhood Education, Beliefs, Parent Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Mazer, Barbara; Dion, Karyne; Moryoussef, Aguy – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Children with disabilities require coordinated services to optimise transition into school. This study compared type, frequency and approach to service utilisation for children with primary language impairment transitioning from rehabilitation to the educational system, and examined parent satisfaction. Parents responded to a telephone…
Descriptors: Rehabilitation, Language Impairments, Young Children, Kindergarten
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Siebert, Erin A.; Hamm, Jessica; Yun, Joonkoo – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to identify parental influences on physical activity behaviours of children with disabilities. One hundred and forty-eight parents of children with disabilities responded to a survey about factors related to parent and child physical activity, parental support and belief in their child's abilities regarding physical…
Descriptors: Physical Activities, Parent Influence, Children, Physical Activity Level
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bitsika, Vicki; Sharpley, Christopher F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
The association between aberrant behaviour and depression was examined in a sample of 150 young males with Autism Spectrum Disorder via parent ratings on the Aberrant Behavior Checklist (ABC) and the Major Depressive Disorder subscale of the Child and Adolescent Symptom Inventory (CASI-4-D). Although several subscales of the ABC were significantly…
Descriptors: Behavior Problems, Depression (Psychology), Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Parker, Wendy; Gage, Heather; Sterr, Annette; Williams, Peter – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Families with children with disabilities can feel isolated during school holidays and concerns exist that they face greater difficulties than families of children without disabilities in finding enriching activities for their child. In the context of national policies that encourage integrated play, local service commissioners in England require…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Holidays, Accessibility (for Disabled), Parent Attitudes
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lui, Ming; Yang, Lan; Sin, Kuen-Fung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2017
Students with special educational needs (SEN) are at an elevated risk of psychological and behavioural dysfunctions. In this study, we conducted a survey of parents of students with SEN in Hong Kong to examine the impact of two school practices--learning support and school climate--on the psychological and behavioural functioning (PBF) of students…
Descriptors: Special Needs Students, Educational Practices, Parent Attitudes, Educational Environment
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
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
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Lee, Yoon-Joo; Park, Hye Jun – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
The current study aimed to explore how cultural contexts influence the attitudes of mothers raising children with disabilities. Semi-structured in-depth interviews of seven immigrant Korean mothers regarding their personal experiences within the complexities of the special education system in the United States were analysed to identify factors…
Descriptors: Parents, Disabilities, Special Needs Students, Immigrants
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Riany, Yulina Eva; Cuskelly, Monica; Meredith, Pamela – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Cultural beliefs about parenting have an important influence on parenting behaviours, including considerations about appropriate ways to parent children with autism. Although Indonesia has one of the largest and most ethnically diverse populations in the world, little is known about cultural beliefs regarding children with autism within Indonesian…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Influences, Child Rearing, Autism
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Gibbs, Kathryn; Mercer, K. Louise; Carrington, Suzanne – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
This study explored the experience of schooling of six adolescent boys diagnosed with AD/HD from the perspectives of the boys, their mothers and their teachers. The study utilised social constructionism as the theoretical orientation and the Dynamic Developmental Theory (DDT) of AD/HD as the explanatory framework. Utilising a multiple,…
Descriptors: Educational Experience, Adolescents, Males, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Loukisas, Theodoros D.; Papoudi, Despina – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Autism occupies a prominent place in scientific research both as a medical and as a socio-cultural phenomenon. Autism is studied as a disorder and a diagnostic label, as an experience of people with autism, their parents and their supporters, and finally as a disability related to stigma and rejection. The purpose of this article is to describe…
Descriptors: Mothers, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Child Development
Peer reviewed Peer reviewed
Direct linkDirect link
Bitsika, Vicki; Sharpley, Christopher F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
Depression is highly prevalent in children who have an Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD), potentially confounding accurate diagnosis and treatment planning. Although information about the depressive status of a child is often collected from parents, there is evidence of distortion in parental assessments of their offspring's depression. This…
Descriptors: Mothers, Sons, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
Previous Page | Next Page ยป
Pages: 1  |  2  |  3  |  4