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Wild, Gwen; Steeley, Sherry L. – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
This study examines the impact of a general education classroom-based sensory program for students exhibiting sensory processing differences in the school environment. Students were divided by age and degree of sensory needs between control and experimental groups, with teachers of students in the experimental group implementing the recommended…
Descriptors: Sensory Training, Perceptual Impairments, Intervention, Sensory Experience
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Hamdan, Mohammed Akram – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
The present study aimed to develop a proposed training program based on DTT to improve the nonverbal communication skills in children with ASD. To achieve the objective of the study, the author developed a scale of non-verbal communication skills consisted of (20 items) measures attention and eye contact, imitation and using the signal,…
Descriptors: Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Nonverbal Communication, Communication Skills
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Freeman-Green, Shaqwana; Test, David W.; Holzberg, Debra – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Benefits of graduating with a college degree include higher earnings, lower unemployment rates, improved health, and increased job satisfaction. A number of college-ready programs are offered to help prepare students for postsecondary education and careers (e.g., advanced placement, International Baccalaureate, dual enrollment, Tech Prep);…
Descriptors: Disabilities, College Preparation, Postsecondary Education, Inclusion
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Willemin, Trason; Litchke, Lyn G.; Liu, Ting; Ekins, Carrie – International Journal of Special Education, 2018
Educators and practitioners working with children diagnosed with Autism Spectrum Disorder (ASD) are concerned with deficits in positive affect and social-emotional reciprocity, which may affect their daily living and school success. This pilot study explored the social-emotional impact of eight one-hour sessions of a novel dyadic within-group…
Descriptors: Musical Instruments, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders, Intervention
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Aldosari, Mubarak S. – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
This study compared the efficacy of no choice and choice of preferred engagement stimuli to reduce escape-maintained disruptive behavior of pupils in kindergarten with developmental disabilities in inclusive classes. This study demonstrated how functional behavior assessment can be conducted in a school setting to determine the functional…
Descriptors: Learner Engagement, Kindergarten, Developmental Disabilities, Inclusion
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Alzahrani, Asma N.; Brigham, Frederick J. – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
The purpose of this study was to provide information about the effectiveness of the autism spectrum disorders (ASD) preparation program of Saudi universities from the perceptions of pre-service teachers that are currently studying in autism program. It was also to provide information about the number of Saudi universities that offer personal…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Program Evaluation, Special Education, Special Education Teachers
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Walker, Virginia L.; Douglas, Karen H.; Chung, Yun-Ching – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
Careful consideration is essential for developing and conducting effective paraprofessional development. This study described a process of paraprofessional development and outcomes from assessments, workshops, and social validation focus group interviews from one rural public school in the USA. Fourteen paraprofessionals and their supervisors…
Descriptors: Paraprofessional School Personnel, Focus Groups, Workshops, Staff Development
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Yuwono, Imam; Kamil, Mustofa; Rahardja, Djadja; Abdu, Wamaungo Juma – International Journal of Special Education, 2017
Guidance and counseling programs aim to lead and guide students by assisting them to achieve developmental tasks. This study investigated the role and effect of a guidance and counseling program on the learning processes of visually impaired students in an inclusive educational setting. The study also investigated the implementation of the…
Descriptors: High School Students, School Guidance, School Counseling, Program Effectiveness
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Buli-Holmberg, Jorun; Jeyaprathaban, Sujathamalini – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
The present study attempts to evaluate the effective teaching practice for children with special learning needs. The research question framed in the present study for investigation is which practice will be effective in different inclusive classroom settings and what are the factors that contribute for effective practices? Qualitative research was…
Descriptors: Teaching Methods, Disabilities, Qualitative Research, Case Studies
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Dowell, Richard; Larwin, Karen – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
The purpose of a physical restraint is to control the behavior of a student. It can involve physically holding a person immobile against his or her will to using chemical or mechanical devices to control a person. This study was designed to contribute to the paucity of existing research literature in regards to a school administrator's impact on…
Descriptors: Elementary Secondary Education, Disabilities, Discipline, Behavior Modification
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Bragiel, Józefa – International Journal of Special Education, 2016
Integrated education in Poland has been implemented since 1993. This alternative form of education very quickly resulted in an increased number of integrated classes in mainstream schools and a decreased percentage of students with disabilities in segregated education. Research indicates that the process of "opening of society to…
Descriptors: Foreign Countries, Parent Attitudes, Integrated Curriculum, Nontraditional Education
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Paynter, Jessica M.; Riley, Emma P.; Beamish, Wendi; Scott, James G.; Heussler, Helen S. – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
There is a relative paucity of evidence examining the effectiveness of early intervention for young children with Autism Spectrum Disorder, in particular those delivered through educationally-based programmes. This study aimed to evaluate the real world effectiveness of a community-based autism-specific early learning and intervention programme in…
Descriptors: Autism, Program Evaluation, Early Intervention, Clinical Diagnosis
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Eng, Peng-Sim – International Journal of Special Education, 2015
This paper discusses how the process for IEP documentation was used in a training program for a group of young inexperienced teachers and teaching aides to effectively address the educational needs of children with diverse disabilities. Teachers at Kianh Centre in Vietnam received explicit instructions for writing effective functional individual…
Descriptors: Documentation, Special Needs Students, Individualized Education Programs, Training Methods
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Watson, Andrea; Kelso, Ginger L. – International Journal of Special Education, 2014
Following recent legislative initiatives in education requiring evidence-based practices, schools have implemented various instructional programs characterized as "evidence-based." However, it is important to question whether these methods are truly effective. One example of a methodology currently promoted and used in schools is an…
Descriptors: Brain, Learner Engagement, Developmental Disabilities, Cognitive Development
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Karayazi, Seda; Kohler Evans, Patty; Filer, Janet – International Journal of Special Education, 2014
The use of social stories™ with a young adult with autism spectrum disorder was examined. The young woman in the study was completing her high school education in a clinical room on a university campus in the South. The primary goal of her program was to develop and expand her functional independence. The social stories™ were effective in…
Descriptors: Story Telling, Young Adults, Autism, Pervasive Developmental Disorders
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