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Zhang, Dorothy; Spencer, Vicky G. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2015
Autism is a developmental disability that has gained increasing attention during the past several decades in China. The two case studies presented in this article examined the perspectives of two school leaders on educating students with autism in China. Two school principals, one from a public school and one from a private school, were…
Descriptors: Autism, Case Studies, Educational Methods, Disabilities
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Arbeiter, Susanne; Hartley, Sally – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2002
A study examined the views of 28 teachers in Uganda about their needs for training and support regarding the tasks of teaching children with disabilities in general education classrooms. Results found that despite high teacher-pupil ratios and the lack of resources and training, many teachers had positive attitudes toward integration. (Contains…
Descriptors: Disabilities, Educational Change, Educational History, Educational Trends
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Lauth, Gerhard W.; Wiedl, Karl H. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 1989
The historical development of special education in Germany is summarized. Four cognitive teaching methods for special education are described: cognitive behavior modification with a focus on problem solving and metacognition, intelligence training based on inductive thinking, application of Piagetian concepts, and dynamic testing. (Author/JDD)
Descriptors: Behavior Modification, Cognitive Processes, Disabilities, Educational History