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Amran, Hannah Aqilah; Majid, Rosadah Abd – International Journal of Special Education, 2019
A twice-exceptional student who is gifted but also has an additional exceptionality challenges teachers and educators to deliver the best teaching strategies. This paper reviews the current learning strategies, interventions and practices that specifically focused on twice-exceptional students. Research articles were obtained on online database of…
Descriptors: Learning Strategies, Academically Gifted, Intervention, Gifted Disabled
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Choi, Nari; Shin, Mikyung; Cho, EunMi – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
The definitions and educational policies related to learning disabilities have been updated throughout the last two decades since the passing of the Special Education Promotion Act (1994) in the Republic of Korea (South Korea). In particular, the definition of learning disabilities was entirely revised in the Special Education Act for Individuals…
Descriptors: Educational Policy, Disability Identification, Learning Disabilities, Foreign Countries
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Ostendorf, Raymond J.; Choi, Nari – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
In the spirit of moving toward a more "global community", multicultural special education practices designed to reach culturally and linguistically diverse (CLD) students represent an imperative in countries world-wide where education is a core value, including the United States (U.S.) and South Korea. As CLD students in the U.S. and…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Cultural Differences, Language Usage, Student Diversity
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Donne, Vicki – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
Many educators have reported limited education in their training or preparation programs on assistive technology and communication devices. The present study reported on action research conducted in this area using book study groups. Participants included graduate students enrolled in a face-to-face course required within their special education…
Descriptors: Reading Materials, Graduate Students, Special Education Teachers, Teacher Education Programs
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Afolabi, Olusegun Emmanuel – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
Though a large body of research has investigated the impacts of domestic violence on adult victims only few studies have been devoted to the exposure of children to probable inter-spousal trauma that disrupt their neurological and biochemical pathways in development. The aim of this paper is to analyse the current empirical research that discusses…
Descriptors: Family Violence, Family Environment, Psychology, Biology
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Altamimi, Ahmed A.; Lee, Lay Wah; Sayed-Ahmed, Al-sayed A.; Kassem, Mostafa M. – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
Special education in Saudi Arabia was formally established in 1962. The earliest cited literature on special education written in English was a 1970 government report. This article presents results from the first synthesis of internationally published Saudi special education literature over a 44-year period. This synthesis yielded information…
Descriptors: Special Education, Foreign Countries, Written Language, English
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Neik, Tina Ting Xiang; Lee, Lay Wah; Low, Hui Min; Chia, Noel Kok Hwee; Chua, Arnold Chee Keong – International Journal of Special Education, 2014
The prevalence of autism is increasing globally. While most of the published works are done in the Western and European countries, the trend in autism research is shifting towards the Asian continent recently. In this review, we aimed to highlight the current prevalence, diagnosis, treatment and research on Autism Spectrum Disorders (ASD) in…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Incidence, Educational Diagnosis
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Vostal, Brooks R.; Lee, David L.; Miller, Faith – International Journal of Special Education, 2013
Behaviors characteristic of attention deficit/hyperactivity disorder (ADHD) often interfere with students' and their classmates' learning, and interventions targeting these behaviors may be particularly important in schools. This article reviews studies in which researchers manipulated environmental stimulation during task presentation…
Descriptors: Environmental Influences, Attention Deficit Hyperactivity Disorder, Literature Reviews, Stimulation
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Alquraini, Turki; Gut, Dianne – International Journal of Special Education, 2012
This paper examines the critical components of successful inclusion for students with severe disabilities. This review sets out to provide an overview of literature regarding effective practices for inclusion with a focus on critical components of successful inclusion that assist in preparing the stakeholders worldwide to work and engage…
Descriptors: Inclusion, Regular and Special Education Relationship, Educational Strategies, Assistive Technology
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Boon, Helen J.; Brown, Lawrence H.; Tsey, Komla; Speare, Richard; Pagliano, Paul; Usher, Kim; Clark, Brenton – International Journal of Special Education, 2011
Human systems have to adapt to climate change and the natural disasters predicted to increase in frequency as a result. These disasters have both direct and indirect health effects. Certain groups, the poor, the elderly, children and those with disabilities are set to be more seriously impacted by disasters because of their greater inherent…
Descriptors: Evidence, Inclusion, Natural Disasters, Disabilities
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Walker, Gabriela – International Journal of Special Education, 2009
A quantitative analysis of the admissions and graduation requirements guidelines of the special education doctoral programs at 20 top American universities was conducted. Admission requirements typically include an application fee, previous coursework GPA, previous field experience, GRE scores, TOEFL scores, professional writing sample(s), and…
Descriptors: Doctoral Programs, Graduation Requirements, Admission Criteria, Special Education
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Floyd, Kimberly K.; Hester, Peggy; Griffin, Harold C.; Golden, Jeannie; Canter, Lora Lee Smith – International Journal of Special Education, 2008
Attachment is of key importance in childhood development. The quality of attachment relationship between the child and parent/primary caregiver may have an effect on the child and future relationships and social success (Rubin, Bukowski, & Parker, 1998). When a child fails to bond with a caring adult, attachment becomes disordered and children may…
Descriptors: Intervention, Attachment Behavior, Social Development, Counseling Techniques
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Wolf, Tera L.; McLaughlin, T. F.; Williams, Randy Lee – International Journal of Special Education, 2006
The present paper reviews the literature regarding time-out interventions employed in home, school, and clinical settings. Characteristics examined include types of time-out, populations and settings, legal implications, and research implications. Policy recommendations for teachers, parents, and clinicians regarding time-out interventions are…
Descriptors: Timeout, Discipline Policy, Behavior Disorders, Intervention
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Payne, R. – International Journal of Special Education, 2005
This research review examines various barriers that affect the retention and attrition of special education teachers. The purpose of this examination is to look at various problems associated with maintaining and attracting new teachers to the field of education. Retention and attrition will be vital components in addressing teacher shortages in…
Descriptors: Teacher Shortage, Special Education Teachers, Special Education, Teacher Supply and Demand
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Jones, Karen H.; Woolcock-Henry, Constance O.; Domenico, Desirae M. – International Journal of Special Education, 2005
Pregnancy among all teenagers is a major challenge facing the United States. A literature review indicated little research on the incidences of pregnancy and parenting among teenagers with disabilities, similarities and differences in their educational needs when compared to their non-disabled peers, and how programs address their specific…
Descriptors: Educational Needs, Child Rearing, Disabilities, Pregnancy
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