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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
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Lee, Kathy Y. S.; Crooke, Pamela J.; Lui, Aster L. Y.; Kan, Peggy P. K.; Mark, Yuen-mai; van Hasselt, Charles Andrew; Tong, Michael C. F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2016
The use of cognitive-based strategies for improving social communication behaviours for individuals who have solid language and cognition is an important question. This study investigated the outcome of teaching Social Thinking┬«, a framework based in social-cognition, to Chinese adolescents with social communication deficits. Thirty-nine students…
Descriptors: Social Cognition, Adolescents, Outcomes of Treatment, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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Leong, Che Kan; Ho, Man Koon – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2012
We trained 36 12-year-old Chinese students with reading disorders in the analysis, synthesis and integration of orthographic constituents of semantic and phonetic "bujians" (radicals); and also their writing (spelling and composing) skills. These target students were compared with 37 age-controls in a pre-test and post-test design on a…
Descriptors: Semantics, Test Construction, Reading Difficulties, Multivariate Analysis