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Lambert, David C.; Dryer, Rachel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how learning challenges encountered within online learning environments affected the quality of life of students with learning disability. A qualitative content analysis of semi-structured interviews conducted with eight students (mean[subscript age] = 33.75 years; SD = 8.15), revealed that learning challenges had consequences…
Descriptors: Quality of Life, College Students, Learning Disabilities, Online Courses
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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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Kalka, Dorota; Lockiewicz, Marta – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Many people with dyslexia experience numerous failures in their lifetime. This can reduce their life satisfaction and the sense of happiness. However, external support and one's personal resources, for example resiliency, aid in dealing with difficult situations. Our study verified the importance of resiliency and perceived social support for the…
Descriptors: Psychological Patterns, Resilience (Psychology), Life Satisfaction, Social Support Groups
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Emam, Mahmoud Mohamed; Alkharusi, Hussain – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The study examined school leaders' and teachers' perceptions of Learning Disabilities (LDs) in Key Stage1 Schools in a sample drawn from schools in Muscat, the capital city of Oman. A sample of 175 school leaders and 175 teachers completed "The Survey on Learning Disabilities" (SLD), an instrument developed to explore beliefs and…
Descriptors: Leaders, Teacher Attitudes, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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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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Klesczewski, Julia; Brandenburg, Janin; Fischbach, Anne; Schuchardt, Kirsten; Grube, Dietmar; Hasselhorn, Marcus; Büttner, Gerhard – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Based on the finding that children with mathematical learning difficulties (MLD) have deficits in working memory (WM), the question arises as to whether these children differ from typical learners only in the level or also in the developmental trajectories of WM functioning. To this end, the WM of 80 children with MLD and 71 typical learners was…
Descriptors: Short Term Memory, Grade 3, Grade 4, Grade 5
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Werner, Shirli; Katz, Daniel; Ayalon, Ami; Merrick, Joav; Tenenbaum, Ariel – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Although many nations advocate for the full inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities in all realms of life, these individuals are nevertheless still frequently excluded. One field of life that has rarely been considered central for inclusion of people with intellectual disabilities is military service. A unique programme was developed…
Descriptors: Intellectual Disability, Military Service, Program Descriptions, Program Evaluation
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Kim, Eunha; Hwang, Jowon; Park, Sukyoung – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This study examined how child problem behaviour could be related to maternal Hwa-Byung (HB; Korean culture syndrome, meaning "anger illness") among Korean mothers of children with developmental disabilities. Acceptance of disabilities and parenting stress were tested as mediators for the relationship between child problem behaviour and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Attitudes toward Disabilities, Mothers, Children
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Alquraini, Turki Abduallh S.; Rao, Shaila M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Educators all over the world are trying to revise and/or build their teacher education programmes to ensure pre-service teachers working on their teaching credentials are competent and ready to manage classrooms from day one. This study surveyed 179 faculty from 30 colleges and universities in Saudi Arabia to find out the extent to which they…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Preservice Teacher Education, Inclusion, Special Education Teachers
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Rafter, Mary; Gillies, Robyn M. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Recent developments in genomic-based knowledge is challenging educators to learn more about the early precursors of various difficulties children experience in learning and how they can use this information to identify preventative strategies or strategies that minimise their effect. The purpose of this article is to provide a brief outline of…
Descriptors: Genetics, Teaching Methods, Genetic Disorders, Special Needs Students
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Padden, Lisa; Tonge, Julie – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
This article offers a review of the DARE as it operated in University College Dublin (UCD), Ireland from 2010 to 2013. This DARE scheme allows applicants to provide details of their disability and its impact on their education, with a view to competing for specially allocated places on their programme of choice, should they not receive an offer of…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Access to Education, Higher Education
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Malboeuf-Hurtubise, Catherine; Joussemet, Mireille; Taylor, Geneviève; Lacourse, Eric – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Mindfulness-Based Interventions (MBIs) have been increasingly implemented in schools to foster better emotional regulation skills for students with special education needs such as learning disabilities (LDs). This pilot study aimed to evaluate the impact of a MBI on the need satisfaction of elementary students with severe LDs. A prospective…
Descriptors: Metacognition, Perception, Emotional Response, Self Control
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Kramer, Jessica M.; Hwang, I-Ting; Helfrich, Christine A.; Samuel, Preethy S.; Carrellas, Ann – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Project "TEAM" teaches transition-age youth with developmental disabilities (DD) to identify physical and social environmental barriers and supports, generate solutions to barriers, and request modifications to increase participation. Establishing the social validity of this environment focused intervention with youth and their parents…
Descriptors: Program Validation, Problem Solving, Intervention, Developmental Disabilities
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Davies, Michael; Elliott, Stephen N.; Sin, Kuen Fung; Yan, Zi; Yel, Nedim – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
Adjustments are considered necessary for students with disabilities to be fully included in classroom instruction, classroom assessment and external accountability tests. The 67 item Checklist of Learning and Assessment Adjustments for Students (CLAAS), translated for the Chinese community, was used by 74 teachers from Macau and Mainland China to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Disabilities, Inclusion, Student Needs
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Bitsika, Vicki; Sharpley, Christopher F. – International Journal of Disability, Development and Education, 2018
The validity, reliability and factor structure of the Autism Spectrum Disorder Behaviour Checklist-Revised (ASDBC-R) were measured in a sample of 140 boys with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) aged between 6 and 18 years. Internal consistency (Cronbach's alpha) was satisfactory and the ASDBC-R significantly correlated with the Social Responsiveness…
Descriptors: Clinical Diagnosis, Intervention, Planning, Test Validity
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